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Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Current Time: Dec 6, 2022 at 9:02:26 pm
Sun Direction: 314° Northwest
Sun Altitude: -31.1°
Sun Distance: 91.588 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 10:48 pm (Winter)
Sun: Down all day
Location of LongyearbyenLocation

2022 Sun Graph for Longyearbyen

December 2022 — Sun in Longyearbyen

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day6:53 am4:38 pm9:27 am2:04 pmNot above -6°11:46 am (-10.1°)91.666
2Down all day6:56 am4:35 pm9:33 am1:58 pmNot above -6°11:46 am (-10.2°)91.650
3Down all day7:00 am4:33 pm9:39 am1:53 pmNot above -6°11:47 am (-10.3°)91.635
4Down all day7:03 am4:30 pm9:45 am1:48 pmNot above -6°11:47 am (-10.5°)91.621
5Down all day7:06 am4:28 pm9:51 am1:43 pmNot above -6°11:48 am (-10.6°)91.607
6Down all day7:09 am4:26 pm9:57 am1:38 pmNot above -6°11:48 am (-10.7°)91.593
7Down all day7:12 am4:24 pm10:02 am1:34 pmNot above -6°11:48 am (-10.8°)91.580
8Down all day7:15 am4:22 pm10:08 am1:29 pmNot above -6°11:49 am (-11.0°)91.568
9Down all day7:17 am4:20 pm10:13 am1:25 pmNot above -6°11:49 am (-11.1°)91.556
10Down all day7:20 am4:19 pm10:19 am1:20 pmNot above -6°11:50 am (-11.1°)91.545
11Down all day7:22 am4:18 pm10:24 am1:16 pmNot above -6°11:50 am (-11.2°)91.534
12Down all day7:24 am4:16 pm10:29 am1:12 pmNot above -6°11:51 am (-11.3°)91.524
13Down all day7:26 am4:15 pm10:33 am1:08 pmNot above -6°11:51 am (-11.4°)91.514
14Down all day7:28 am4:14 pm10:38 am1:05 pmNot above -6°11:52 am (-11.4°)91.505
15Down all day7:30 am4:14 pm10:42 am1:02 pmNot above -6°11:52 am (-11.5°)91.496
16Down all day7:31 am4:13 pm10:46 am12:59 pmNot above -6°11:52 am (-11.5°)91.488
17Down all day7:33 am4:13 pm10:49 am12:56 pmNot above -6°11:53 am (-11.6°)91.480
18Down all day7:34 am4:13 pm10:52 am12:54 pmNot above -6°11:53 am (-11.6°)91.472
19Down all day7:35 am4:13 pm10:55 am12:53 pmNot above -6°11:54 am (-11.6°)91.465
20Down all day7:36 am4:13 pm10:57 am12:52 pmNot above -6°11:54 am (-11.7°)91.459
21Down all day7:37 am4:13 pm10:58 am12:52 pmNot above -6°11:55 am (-11.7°)91.452
22Down all day7:37 am4:14 pm10:58 am12:53 pmNot above -6°11:55 am (-11.7°)91.446
23Down all day7:37 am4:15 pm10:58 am12:54 pmNot above -6°11:56 am (-11.7°)91.441
24Down all day7:38 am4:16 pm10:57 am12:56 pmNot above -6°11:56 am (-11.6°)91.435
25Down all day7:38 am4:17 pm10:56 am12:58 pmNot above -6°11:57 am (-11.6°)91.430
26Down all day7:37 am4:18 pm10:54 am1:01 pmNot above -6°11:57 am (-11.6°)91.425
27Down all day7:37 am4:19 pm10:51 am1:05 pmNot above -6°11:58 am (-11.5°)91.421
28Down all day7:37 am4:21 pm10:49 am1:09 pmNot above -6°11:58 am (-11.5°)91.417
29Down all day7:36 am4:22 pm10:45 am1:13 pmNot above -6°11:59 am (-11.4°)91.414
30Down all day7:35 am4:24 pm10:42 am1:17 pmNot above -6°11:59 am (-11.4°)91.411
31Down all day7:34 am4:26 pm10:38 am1:22 pmNot above -6°12:00 pm (-11.3°)91.408
* All times are local time for Longyearbyen. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Longyearbyen is at 10:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In most locations north of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

Longyearbyen has polar nights in December.

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