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Kirkwall (Orkney Islands), Scotland, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

8:30 am – 4:18 pm
7 hours, 48 minutes

Current Time: Jan 27, 2022 at 2:39:23 am
Sun Direction: 46° Northeast
Sun Altitude: -42.7°
Sun Distance: 91.532 million mi
Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2022 3:33 pm (Vernal)
Sunrise Today: 8:30 am 126° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:18 pm 234° Southwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

December 2022 — Sun in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
18:38 am (134°)3:22 pm (226°)6:44:08−3:066:05 am5:55 pm6:54 am5:07 pm7:47 am4:14 pm12:00 pm (9.3°)91.665
28:40 am (135°)3:21 pm (225°)6:41:08−2:596:06 am5:55 pm6:55 am5:06 pm7:48 am4:13 pm12:01 pm (9.1°)91.650
38:42 am (135°)3:20 pm (225°)6:38:15−2:526:07 am5:54 pm6:57 am5:05 pm7:50 am4:12 pm12:01 pm (9.0°)91.635
48:44 am (135°)3:19 pm (225°)6:35:30−2:456:09 am5:54 pm6:58 am5:05 pm7:51 am4:11 pm12:01 pm (8.8°)91.620
58:45 am (136°)3:18 pm (224°)6:32:53−2:376:10 am5:53 pm6:59 am5:04 pm7:53 am4:11 pm12:02 pm (8.7°)91.606
68:47 am (136°)3:17 pm (224°)6:30:23−2:296:11 am5:53 pm7:01 am5:04 pm7:54 am4:10 pm12:02 pm (8.6°)91.593
78:49 am (136°)3:17 pm (224°)6:28:02−2:216:12 am5:53 pm7:02 am5:03 pm7:56 am4:10 pm12:03 pm (8.5°)91.580
88:50 am (137°)3:16 pm (223°)6:25:48−2:136:14 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°)6:23:44−2:046:15 am5:52 pm7:04 am5:03 pm7:58 am4:09 pm12:04 pm (8.3°)91.556
108:53 am (137°)3:15 pm (223°)6:21:48−1:556:16 am5:52 pm7:05 am5:02 pm7:59 am4:08 pm12:04 pm (8.2°)91.544
118:54 am (137°)3:14 pm (223°)6:20:01−1:466:17 am5:52 pm7:07 am5:02 pm8:01 am4:08 pm12:05 pm (8.1°)91.533
128:56 am (137°)3:14 pm (223°)6:18:23−1:376:18 am5:52 pm7:08 am5:02 pm8:02 am4:08 pm12:05 pm (8.0°)91.523
138:57 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:16:55−1:286:19 am5:52 pm7:09 am5:02 pm8:03 am4:08 pm12:05 pm (8.0°)91.513
148:58 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:15:36−1:186:20 am5:52 pm7:10 am5:02 pm8:04 am4:08 pm12:06 pm (7.9°)91.504
158:59 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:14:27−1:096:21 am5:52 pm7:10 am5:02 pm8:05 am4:08 pm12:06 pm (7.8°)91.495
169:00 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:13:27−0:596:21 am5:52 pm7:11 am5:02 pm8:06 am4:08 pm12:07 pm (7.8°)91.487
179:01 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:12:38−0:496:22 am5:52 pm7:12 am5:03 pm8:07 am4:08 pm12:07 pm (7.8°)91.479
189:02 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:11:58−0:396:23 am5:53 pm7:13 am5:03 pm8:07 am4:08 pm12:08 pm (7.7°)91.472
199:03 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:11:28−0:296:24 am5:53 pm7:13 am5:03 pm8:08 am4:09 pm12:08 pm (7.7°)91.465
209:03 am (138°)3:14 pm (222°)6:11:09−0:196:24 am5:54 pm7:14 am5:04 pm8:09 am4:09 pm12:09 pm (7.7°)91.458
219:04 am (138°)3:15 pm (222°)6:11:00−0:096:25 am5:54 pm7:15 am5:04 pm8:09 am4:09 pm12:09 pm (7.7°)91.452
229:04 am (138°)3:15 pm (222°)6:11:01+0:016:25 am5:55 pm7:15 am5:05 pm8:10 am4:10 pm12:10 pm (7.7°)91.446
239:05 am (138°)3:16 pm (222°)6:11:12+0:116:26 am5:55 pm7:16 am5:05 pm8:10 am4:11 pm12:10 pm (7.7°)91.440
249:05 am (138°)3:17 pm (222°)6:11:33+0:216:26 am5:56 pm7:16 am5:06 pm8:11 am4:11 pm12:11 pm (7.7°)91.435
259:05 am (138°)3:17 pm (222°)6:12:05+0:316:26 am5:56 pm7:16 am5:07 pm8:11 am4:12 pm12:11 pm (7.7°)91.430
269:06 am (138°)3:18 pm (222°)6:12:47+0:416:27 am5:57 pm7:17 am5:07 pm8:11 am4:13 pm12:12 pm (7.8°)91.425
279:06 am (138°)3:19 pm (222°)6:13:38+0:516:27 am5:58 pm7:17 am5:08 pm8:11 am4:14 pm12:12 pm (7.8°)91.421
289:06 am (138°)3:20 pm (222°)6:14:40+1:016:27 am5:59 pm7:17 am5:09 pm8:11 am4:14 pm12:13 pm (7.9°)91.417
299:05 am (138°)3:21 pm (222°)6:15:52+1:116:27 am6:00 pm7:17 am5:10 pm8:11 am4:15 pm12:13 pm (7.9°)91.414
309:05 am (138°)3:23 pm (222°)6:17:13+1:216:27 am6:01 pm7:17 am5:11 pm8:11 am4:16 pm12:14 pm (8.0°)91.410
319:05 am (137°)3:24 pm (223°)6:18:44+1:306:27 am6:01 pm7:17 am5:12 pm8:11 am4:18 pm12:14 pm (8.0°)91.408
* All times are local time for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands). They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 9:48 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.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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