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London, England, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2024

Daylight

4:52 am – 9:04 pm
16 hours, 12 minutes

Current Time: May 28, 2024 at 12:25:05 am
Sun Direction: 352° North
Sun Altitude: -16.6°
Sun Distance: 94.197 million mi
Next Solstice: Jun 20, 2024 9:50 pm (Summer)
Sunrise Today: 4:52 am 53° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:04 pm 308° Northwest
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2024 Sun Graph for London

December 2024 — Sun in London

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:44 am (126°)3:54 pm (234°)8:10:16−2:015:42 am5:56 pm6:22 am5:16 pm7:05 am4:33 pm11:49 am (16.6°)91.658
27:45 am (126°)3:54 pm (234°)8:08:19−1:565:43 am5:55 pm6:24 am5:15 pm7:06 am4:33 pm11:50 am (16.5°)91.643
37:47 am (126°)3:53 pm (234°)8:06:28−1:515:44 am5:55 pm6:25 am5:15 pm7:07 am4:32 pm11:50 am (16.3°)91.628
47:48 am (126°)3:53 pm (234°)8:04:42−1:465:46 am5:55 pm6:26 am5:15 pm7:08 am4:32 pm11:50 am (16.2°)91.614
57:49 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)8:03:01−1:405:47 am5:55 pm6:27 am5:14 pm7:10 am4:32 pm11:51 am (16.1°)91.601
67:50 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)8:01:26−1:355:48 am5:55 pm6:28 am5:14 pm7:11 am4:31 pm11:51 am (16.0°)91.587
77:52 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)7:59:56−1:295:49 am5:54 pm6:29 am5:14 pm7:12 am4:31 pm11:52 am (15.9°)91.574
87:53 am (127°)3:51 pm (233°)7:58:32−1:235:50 am5:54 pm6:30 am5:14 pm7:13 am4:31 pm11:52 am (15.8°)91.561
97:54 am (127°)3:51 pm (233°)7:57:14−1:185:50 am5:54 pm6:31 am5:14 pm7:14 am4:31 pm11:53 am (15.7°)91.549
107:55 am (127°)3:51 pm (232°)7:56:02−1:125:51 am5:54 pm6:32 am5:14 pm7:15 am4:31 pm11:53 am (15.6°)91.537
117:56 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:54:56−1:065:52 am5:54 pm6:33 am5:14 pm7:16 am4:31 pm11:53 am (15.5°)91.526
127:57 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:53:56−0:595:53 am5:55 pm6:34 am5:14 pm7:17 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.4°)91.515
137:58 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:53:02−0:535:54 am5:55 pm6:35 am5:14 pm7:18 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.4°)91.505
147:59 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:52:15−0:475:55 am5:55 pm6:35 am5:14 pm7:19 am4:31 pm11:55 am (15.3°)91.495
158:00 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:51:34−0:415:55 am5:55 pm6:36 am5:14 pm7:19 am4:31 pm11:55 am (15.2°)91.486
168:00 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:50:59−0:345:56 am5:55 pm6:37 am5:15 pm7:20 am4:32 pm11:56 am (15.2°)91.477
178:01 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:50:30−0:285:57 am5:56 pm6:38 am5:15 pm7:21 am4:32 pm11:56 am (15.2°)91.469
188:02 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:50:08−0:225:57 am5:56 pm6:38 am5:15 pm7:21 am4:32 pm11:57 am (15.1°)91.462
198:02 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:49:53−0:155:58 am5:57 pm6:39 am5:16 pm7:22 am4:33 pm11:57 am (15.1°)91.455
208:03 am (128°)3:53 pm (232°)7:49:43−0:095:59 am5:57 pm6:39 am5:16 pm7:23 am4:33 pm11:58 am (15.1°)91.449
218:03 am (128°)3:53 pm (232°)7:49:41−0:025:59 am5:57 pm6:40 am5:17 pm7:23 am4:33 pm11:58 am (15.1°)91.443
228:04 am (128°)3:54 pm (232°)7:49:45+0:036:00 am5:58 pm6:40 am5:17 pm7:24 am4:34 pm11:59 am (15.1°)91.438
238:04 am (128°)3:54 pm (232°)7:49:55+0:106:00 am5:59 pm6:41 am5:18 pm7:24 am4:35 pm11:59 am (15.1°)91.433
248:05 am (128°)3:55 pm (232°)7:50:12+0:176:00 am5:59 pm6:41 am5:18 pm7:24 am4:35 pm12:00 pm (15.1°)91.428
258:05 am (128°)3:56 pm (232°)7:50:36+0:236:01 am6:00 pm6:42 am5:19 pm7:25 am4:36 pm12:00 pm (15.2°)91.424
268:05 am (128°)3:56 pm (232°)7:51:06+0:306:01 am6:01 pm6:42 am5:20 pm7:25 am4:37 pm12:01 pm (15.2°)91.421
278:05 am (128°)3:57 pm (232°)7:51:42+0:366:01 am6:01 pm6:42 am5:20 pm7:25 am4:37 pm12:01 pm (15.3°)91.418
288:06 am (128°)3:58 pm (232°)7:52:25+0:426:02 am6:02 pm6:42 am5:21 pm7:25 am4:38 pm12:02 pm (15.3°)91.415
298:06 am (128°)3:59 pm (232°)7:53:15+0:496:02 am6:03 pm6:43 am5:22 pm7:26 am4:39 pm12:02 pm (15.4°)91.413
308:06 am (128°)4:00 pm (232°)7:54:10+0:556:02 am6:04 pm6:43 am5:23 pm7:26 am4:40 pm12:03 pm (15.4°)91.411
318:06 am (128°)4:01 pm (232°)7:55:12+1:016:02 am6:05 pm6:43 am5:24 pm7:26 am4:41 pm12:03 pm (15.5°)91.409
* All times are local time for London. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in London is at 9:20 am on Saturday, December 21, 2024. In terms of daylight, this day is 8 hours, 49 minutes shorter than the June solstice. In most locations north of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

The earliest sunset is on December 12. The latest sunrise is on December 30.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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