Flag for United Kingdom Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2017

Daylight

5:31 am – 8:50 pm
15 hours, 19 minutes

Current Time: Apr 30, 2017 at 2:42:32 am

Sun Direction: 23° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -16.6°

Sun Distance: 93.635 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2017 5:24 am (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 5:31 am 61° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:50 pm 299° Northwest

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December 2017 — Sun in Edinburgh

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
18:19 am (130°)3:43 pm (230°)7:24:24−2:346:01 am6:01 pm6:46 am5:17 pm7:34 am4:29 pm12:01 pm (12.3°)91.654
28:21 am (130°)3:43 pm (230°)7:21:56−2:286:02 am6:01 pm6:47 am5:16 pm7:35 am4:28 pm12:02 pm (12.1°)91.639
38:22 am (131°)3:42 pm (229°)7:19:34−2:216:03 am6:00 pm6:48 am5:15 pm7:37 am4:27 pm12:02 pm (12.0°)91.625
48:24 am (131°)3:41 pm (229°)7:17:19−2:156:05 am6:00 pm6:50 am5:15 pm7:38 am4:27 pm12:03 pm (11.8°)91.611
58:25 am (131°)3:40 pm (229°)7:15:10−2:086:06 am6:00 pm6:51 am5:15 pm7:39 am4:26 pm12:03 pm (11.7°)91.598
68:27 am (132°)3:40 pm (228°)7:13:08−2:016:07 am5:59 pm6:52 am5:14 pm7:41 am4:26 pm12:03 pm (11.6°)91.585
78:28 am (132°)3:39 pm (228°)7:11:13−1:556:08 am5:59 pm6:53 am5:14 pm7:42 am4:26 pm12:04 pm (11.5°)91.573
88:29 am (132°)3:39 pm (228°)7:09:25−1:486:09 am5:59 pm6:54 am5:14 pm7:43 am4:25 pm12:04 pm (11.4°)91.562
98:31 am (132°)3:38 pm (228°)7:07:44−1:406:10 am5:59 pm6:56 am5:14 pm7:44 am4:25 pm12:05 pm (11.3°)91.551
108:32 am (132°)3:38 pm (228°)7:06:10−1:336:11 am5:59 pm6:57 am5:14 pm7:45 am4:25 pm12:05 pm (11.2°)91.540
118:33 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:04:45−1:256:12 am5:59 pm6:58 am5:13 pm7:46 am4:25 pm12:06 pm (11.1°)91.530
128:34 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:03:26−1:186:13 am5:59 pm6:59 am5:13 pm7:47 am4:25 pm12:06 pm (11.0°)91.520
138:35 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:02:16−1:106:14 am5:59 pm6:59 am5:13 pm7:48 am4:25 pm12:07 pm (11.0°)91.510
148:36 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:01:13−1:026:15 am5:59 pm7:00 am5:14 pm7:49 am4:25 pm12:07 pm (10.9°)91.501
158:37 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)7:00:18−0:546:16 am5:59 pm7:01 am5:14 pm7:50 am4:25 pm12:07 pm (10.8°)91.493
168:38 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:59:31−0:466:16 am6:00 pm7:02 am5:14 pm7:51 am4:25 pm12:08 pm (10.8°)91.484
178:39 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:58:52−0:386:17 am6:00 pm7:03 am5:14 pm7:52 am4:25 pm12:08 pm (10.8°)91.476
188:40 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:58:22−0:306:18 am6:00 pm7:03 am5:15 pm7:52 am4:25 pm12:09 pm (10.7°)91.468
198:40 am (133°)3:38 pm (227°)6:58:00−0:226:18 am6:01 pm7:04 am5:15 pm7:53 am4:26 pm12:09 pm (10.7°)91.461
208:41 am (134°)3:39 pm (226°)6:57:46−0:146:19 am6:01 pm7:05 am5:15 pm7:54 am4:26 pm12:10 pm (10.7°)91.454
218:42 am (134°)3:39 pm (226°)6:57:40−0:056:20 am6:01 pm7:05 am5:16 pm7:54 am4:27 pm12:10 pm (10.7°)91.447
228:42 am (134°)3:40 pm (226°)6:57:43+0:026:20 am6:02 pm7:06 am5:16 pm7:55 am4:27 pm12:11 pm (10.7°)91.441
238:43 am (134°)3:40 pm (227°)6:57:54+0:116:20 am6:03 pm7:06 am5:17 pm7:55 am4:28 pm12:11 pm (10.7°)91.435
248:43 am (133°)3:41 pm (227°)6:58:13+0:196:21 am6:03 pm7:06 am5:18 pm7:56 am4:28 pm12:12 pm (10.7°)91.430
258:43 am (133°)3:42 pm (227°)6:58:41+0:276:21 am6:04 pm7:07 am5:18 pm7:56 am4:29 pm12:12 pm (10.8°)91.425
268:43 am (133°)3:43 pm (227°)6:59:17+0:356:22 am6:05 pm7:07 am5:19 pm7:56 am4:30 pm12:13 pm (10.8°)91.420
278:43 am (133°)3:44 pm (227°)7:00:00+0:436:22 am6:05 pm7:07 am5:20 pm7:56 am4:31 pm12:13 pm (10.8°)91.416
288:44 am (133°)3:44 pm (227°)7:00:53+0:526:22 am6:06 pm7:08 am5:21 pm7:56 am4:32 pm12:14 pm (10.9°)91.412
298:44 am (133°)3:45 pm (227°)7:01:53+1:006:22 am6:07 pm7:08 am5:21 pm7:57 am4:32 pm12:14 pm (10.9°)91.409
308:43 am (133°)3:46 pm (227°)7:03:01+1:086:22 am6:08 pm7:08 am5:22 pm7:57 am4:33 pm12:15 pm (11.0°)91.406
318:43 am (133°)3:48 pm (227°)7:04:17+1:166:22 am6:09 pm7:08 am5:23 pm7:57 am4:34 pm12:15 pm (11.1°)91.404
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 4:28 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 28 or December 29.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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