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Kirkwall (Orkney Islands), Scotland, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2018

Daylight

8:54 am – 3:14 pm
6 hours, 20 minutes

Current Time: Dec 11, 2018 at 9:20:25 am

Sun Direction: 143° Southeast

Sun Altitude: 1.6°

Sun Distance: 91.533 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2018 10:22 pm (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 8:54 am 137° Southeast

Sunset Today: 3:14 pm 223° Southwest

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2018 Sun Graph for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

December 2018 — Sun in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
18:38 am (134°)3:22 pm (226°)6:44:17−3:066:05 am5:56 pm6:54 am5:07 pm7:46 am4:14 pm12:00 pm (9.3°)91.660
28:40 am (135°)3:21 pm (225°)6:41:17−3:006:06 am5:55 pm6:55 am5:06 pm7:48 am4:13 pm12:01 pm (9.1°)91.646
38:42 am (135°)3:20 pm (225°)6:38:24−2:526:07 am5:54 pm6:57 am5:05 pm7:50 am4:12 pm12:01 pm (9.0°)91.632
48:43 am (135°)3:19 pm (225°)6:35:38−2:456:09 am5:54 pm6:58 am5:05 pm7:51 am4:11 pm12:01 pm (8.9°)91.618
58:45 am (136°)3:18 pm (224°)6:33:01−2:376:10 am5:53 pm6:59 am5:04 pm7:53 am4:11 pm12:02 pm (8.7°)91.605
68:47 am (136°)3:17 pm (224°)6:30:31−2:296:11 am5:53 pm7:01 am5:04 pm7:54 am4:10 pm12:02 pm (8.6°)91.592
78:49 am (136°)3:17 pm (224°)6:28:09−2:216:12 am5:53 pm7:02 am5:03 pm7:56 am4:10 pm12:03 pm (8.5°)91.579
88:50 am (136°)3:16 pm (223°)6:25:55−2:136:14 am5:52 pm7:03 am5:03 pm7:57 am4:09 pm12:03 pm (8.4°)91.567
98:52 am (137°)3:15 pm (223°)6:23:50−2:046:15 am5:52 pm7:04 am5:03 pm7:58 am4:09 pm12:04 pm (8.3°)91.555
108:53 am (137°)3:15 pm (223°)6:21:54−1:566:16 am5:52 pm7:05 am5:02 pm7:59 am4:08 pm12:04 pm (8.2°)91.543
118:54 am (137°)3:14 pm (223°)6:20:07−1:476:17 am5:52 pm7:07 am5:02 pm8:01 am4:08 pm12:05 pm (8.1°)91.532
128:56 am (137°)3:14 pm (223°)6:18:29−1:386:18 am5:52 pm7:08 am5:02 pm8:02 am4:08 pm12:05 pm (8.0°)91.521
138:57 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:17:00−1:286:19 am5:52 pm7:09 am5:02 pm8:03 am4:08 pm12:05 pm (8.0°)91.510
148:58 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:15:41−1:196:20 am5:52 pm7:10 am5:02 pm8:04 am4:08 pm12:06 pm (7.9°)91.500
158:59 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:14:31−1:096:21 am5:52 pm7:10 am5:02 pm8:05 am4:08 pm12:06 pm (7.9°)91.490
169:00 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:13:31−0:596:21 am5:52 pm7:11 am5:02 pm8:06 am4:08 pm12:07 pm (7.8°)91.480
179:01 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:12:42−0:496:22 am5:53 pm7:12 am5:03 pm8:07 am4:08 pm12:07 pm (7.8°)91.471
189:02 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:12:02−0:396:23 am5:53 pm7:13 am5:03 pm8:07 am4:08 pm12:08 pm (7.7°)91.463
199:03 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:11:32−0:296:24 am5:53 pm7:13 am5:03 pm8:08 am4:09 pm12:08 pm (7.7°)91.455
209:03 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:11:13−0:196:24 am5:54 pm7:14 am5:04 pm8:09 am4:09 pm12:09 pm (7.7°)91.448
219:04 am (138°)3:15 pm (222°)6:11:03−0:096:25 am5:54 pm7:15 am5:04 pm8:09 am4:09 pm12:09 pm (7.7°)91.441
229:04 am (138°)3:15 pm (222°)6:11:04< 1s6:25 am5:55 pm7:15 am5:05 pm8:10 am4:10 pm12:10 pm (7.7°)91.435
239:05 am (138°)3:16 pm (222°)6:11:15+0:116:26 am5:55 pm7:16 am5:05 pm8:10 am4:11 pm12:10 pm (7.7°)91.429
249:05 am (138°)3:17 pm (222°)6:11:36+0:216:26 am5:56 pm7:16 am5:06 pm8:11 am4:11 pm12:11 pm (7.7°)91.424
259:05 am (138°)3:17 pm (222°)6:12:08+0:316:26 am5:56 pm7:16 am5:07 pm8:11 am4:12 pm12:11 pm (7.7°)91.420
269:05 am (138°)3:18 pm (222°)6:12:49+0:416:27 am5:57 pm7:17 am5:07 pm8:11 am4:13 pm12:12 pm (7.8°)91.416
279:06 am (138°)3:19 pm (222°)6:13:41+0:516:27 am5:58 pm7:17 am5:08 pm8:11 am4:14 pm12:12 pm (7.8°)91.413
289:06 am (138°)3:20 pm (222°)6:14:42+1:016:27 am5:59 pm7:17 am5:09 pm8:11 am4:14 pm12:13 pm (7.9°)91.410
299:05 am (138°)3:21 pm (222°)6:15:53+1:116:27 am6:00 pm7:17 am5:10 pm8:11 am4:15 pm12:13 pm (7.9°)91.408
309:05 am (138°)3:23 pm (222°)6:17:14+1:206:27 am6:01 pm7:17 am5:11 pm8:11 am4:17 pm12:14 pm (8.0°)91.406
319:05 am (137°)3:24 pm (223°)6:18:45+1:306:27 am6:02 pm7:17 am5:12 pm8:11 am4:18 pm12:14 pm (8.0°)91.405
* All times are local time for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands). They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:22 pm in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands). In terms of daylight, this day is 12 hours, 19 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 15 or December 16. Latest sunrise is on December 27.

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