Flag for United Kingdom Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2018

Daylight

4:26 am – 10:02 pm
17 hours, 36 minutes

Current Time: Jun 23, 2018 at 11:15:22 am

Sun Direction: 134° Southeast

Sun Altitude: 50.8°

Sun Distance: 94.475 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 23, 2018 2:54 am (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 4:26 am 43° Northeast

Sunset Today: 10:02 pm 317° Northwest

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December 2018 — Sun in Edinburgh

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
18:19 am (130°)3:44 pm (230°)7:25:01−2:356:01 am6:02 pm6:45 am5:17 pm7:33 am4:29 pm12:01 pm (12.3°)91.660
28:20 am (130°)3:43 pm (230°)7:22:32−2:296:02 am6:01 pm6:47 am5:16 pm7:35 am4:28 pm12:02 pm (12.1°)91.646
38:22 am (131°)3:42 pm (229°)7:20:08−2:236:03 am6:01 pm6:48 am5:16 pm7:36 am4:28 pm12:02 pm (12.0°)91.632
48:23 am (131°)3:41 pm (229°)7:17:51−2:176:04 am6:00 pm6:49 am5:15 pm7:38 am4:27 pm12:02 pm (11.9°)91.618
58:25 am (131°)3:41 pm (229°)7:15:41−2:106:05 am6:00 pm6:51 am5:15 pm7:39 am4:27 pm12:03 pm (11.7°)91.605
68:26 am (131°)3:40 pm (228°)7:13:37−2:036:07 am6:00 pm6:52 am5:14 pm7:40 am4:26 pm12:03 pm (11.6°)91.592
78:28 am (132°)3:39 pm (228°)7:11:40−1:566:08 am5:59 pm6:53 am5:14 pm7:41 am4:26 pm12:04 pm (11.5°)91.579
88:29 am (132°)3:39 pm (228°)7:09:50−1:496:09 am5:59 pm6:54 am5:14 pm7:43 am4:25 pm12:04 pm (11.4°)91.567
98:30 am (132°)3:39 pm (228°)7:08:08−1:426:10 am5:59 pm6:55 am5:14 pm7:44 am4:25 pm12:05 pm (11.3°)91.555
108:32 am (132°)3:38 pm (228°)7:06:32−1:356:11 am5:59 pm6:56 am5:14 pm7:45 am4:25 pm12:05 pm (11.2°)91.543
118:33 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:05:04−1:276:12 am5:59 pm6:57 am5:13 pm7:46 am4:25 pm12:05 pm (11.1°)91.532
128:34 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:03:44−1:206:13 am5:59 pm6:58 am5:13 pm7:47 am4:25 pm12:06 pm (11.0°)91.521
138:35 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:02:31−1:126:14 am5:59 pm6:59 am5:13 pm7:48 am4:25 pm12:06 pm (11.0°)91.510
148:36 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:01:26−1:046:15 am5:59 pm7:00 am5:14 pm7:49 am4:25 pm12:07 pm (10.9°)91.500
158:37 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:00:30−0:566:15 am5:59 pm7:01 am5:14 pm7:50 am4:25 pm12:07 pm (10.9°)91.490
168:38 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:59:41−0:486:16 am5:59 pm7:02 am5:14 pm7:51 am4:25 pm12:08 pm (10.8°)91.480
178:39 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:59:00−0:406:17 am6:00 pm7:02 am5:14 pm7:52 am4:25 pm12:08 pm (10.8°)91.471
188:40 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:58:28−0:326:18 am6:00 pm7:03 am5:14 pm7:52 am4:25 pm12:09 pm (10.7°)91.463
198:40 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:58:04−0:246:18 am6:00 pm7:04 am5:15 pm7:53 am4:26 pm12:09 pm (10.7°)91.455
208:41 am (134°)3:39 pm (226°)6:57:48−0:156:19 am6:01 pm7:04 am5:15 pm7:54 am4:26 pm12:10 pm (10.7°)91.448
218:41 am (134°)3:39 pm (226°)6:57:40−0:076:19 am6:01 pm7:05 am5:16 pm7:54 am4:27 pm12:10 pm (10.7°)91.441
228:42 am (134°)3:40 pm (226°)6:57:41< 1s6:20 am6:02 pm7:06 am5:16 pm7:55 am4:27 pm12:11 pm (10.7°)91.435
238:42 am (134°)3:40 pm (226°)6:57:50+0:096:20 am6:02 pm7:06 am5:17 pm7:55 am4:28 pm12:11 pm (10.7°)91.429
248:43 am (133°)3:41 pm (227°)6:58:07+0:176:21 am6:03 pm7:06 am5:17 pm7:55 am4:28 pm12:12 pm (10.7°)91.424
258:43 am (133°)3:42 pm (227°)6:58:33+0:256:21 am6:04 pm7:07 am5:18 pm7:56 am4:29 pm12:12 pm (10.7°)91.420
268:43 am (133°)3:42 pm (227°)6:59:07+0:336:21 am6:04 pm7:07 am5:19 pm7:56 am4:30 pm12:13 pm (10.8°)91.416
278:43 am (133°)3:43 pm (227°)6:59:49+0:426:22 am6:05 pm7:07 am5:19 pm7:56 am4:30 pm12:13 pm (10.8°)91.413
288:44 am (133°)3:44 pm (227°)7:00:39+0:506:22 am6:06 pm7:07 am5:20 pm7:56 am4:31 pm12:14 pm (10.9°)91.410
298:44 am (133°)3:45 pm (227°)7:01:37+0:586:22 am6:07 pm7:08 am5:21 pm7:57 am4:32 pm12:14 pm (10.9°)91.408
308:43 am (133°)3:46 pm (227°)7:02:43+1:066:22 am6:08 pm7:08 am5:22 pm7:57 am4:33 pm12:15 pm (11.0°)91.406
318:43 am (133°)3:47 pm (227°)7:03:57+1:146:22 am6:08 pm7:08 am5:23 pm7:57 am4:34 pm12:15 pm (11.1°)91.405
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:22 pm in Edinburgh. In terms of daylight, this day is 10 hours, 39 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Earliest sunset is on December 14. Latest sunrise is on December 29.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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