Flag for United Kingdom London, England, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2018

Daylight

6:47 am – 6:56 pm
12 hours, 8 minutes

Current Time: Sep 23, 2018 at 3:46:03 am

Sun Direction: 50° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -27.0°

Sun Distance: 93.284 million mi


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

Sunrise Today: 6:47 am 89° East

Sunset Today: 6:56 pm 271° West

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December 2018 — Sun in London

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:43 am (125°)3:55 pm (235°)8:11:24−2:045:42 am5:56 pm6:22 am5:16 pm7:04 am4:34 pm11:49 am (16.7°)91.660
27:45 am (126°)3:54 pm (234°)8:09:25−1:595:43 am5:56 pm6:23 am5:15 pm7:05 am4:33 pm11:49 am (16.6°)91.646
37:46 am (126°)3:53 pm (234°)8:07:31−1:545:44 am5:55 pm6:24 am5:15 pm7:07 am4:33 pm11:50 am (16.4°)91.632
47:47 am (126°)3:53 pm (234°)8:05:42−1:495:45 am5:55 pm6:25 am5:15 pm7:08 am4:32 pm11:50 am (16.3°)91.618
57:48 am (126°)3:52 pm (234°)8:03:58−1:435:46 am5:55 pm6:26 am5:14 pm7:09 am4:32 pm11:51 am (16.2°)91.605
67:50 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)8:02:20−1:385:47 am5:55 pm6:28 am5:14 pm7:10 am4:32 pm11:51 am (16.0°)91.592
77:51 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)8:00:47−1:325:48 am5:55 pm6:29 am5:14 pm7:11 am4:31 pm11:51 am (15.9°)91.579
87:52 am (127°)3:51 pm (233°)7:59:20−1:275:49 am5:54 pm6:30 am5:14 pm7:12 am4:31 pm11:52 am (15.8°)91.567
97:53 am (127°)3:51 pm (233°)7:57:59−1:215:50 am5:54 pm6:31 am5:14 pm7:13 am4:31 pm11:52 am (15.7°)91.555
107:54 am (127°)3:51 pm (233°)7:56:43−1:155:51 am5:54 pm6:32 am5:14 pm7:14 am4:31 pm11:53 am (15.6°)91.543
117:55 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:55:34−1:095:52 am5:54 pm6:32 am5:14 pm7:15 am4:31 pm11:53 am (15.5°)91.532
127:56 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:54:30−1:035:53 am5:55 pm6:33 am5:14 pm7:16 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.5°)91.521
137:57 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:53:33−0:575:53 am5:55 pm6:34 am5:14 pm7:17 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.4°)91.510
147:58 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:52:42−0:515:54 am5:55 pm6:35 am5:14 pm7:18 am4:31 pm11:55 am (15.3°)91.500
157:59 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:51:57−0:445:55 am5:55 pm6:36 am5:14 pm7:19 am4:31 pm11:55 am (15.3°)91.490
168:00 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:51:19−0:385:56 am5:55 pm6:37 am5:15 pm7:20 am4:31 pm11:56 am (15.2°)91.480
178:01 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:50:47−0:325:56 am5:56 pm6:37 am5:15 pm7:20 am4:32 pm11:56 am (15.2°)91.472
188:01 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:50:21−0:255:57 am5:56 pm6:38 am5:15 pm7:21 am4:32 pm11:57 am (15.2°)91.463
198:02 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:50:02−0:195:58 am5:56 pm6:39 am5:16 pm7:22 am4:32 pm11:57 am (15.1°)91.455
208:03 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:49:50−0:125:58 am5:57 pm6:39 am5:16 pm7:22 am4:33 pm11:58 am (15.1°)91.448
218:03 am (128°)3:53 pm (232°)7:49:44−0:065:59 am5:57 pm6:40 am5:16 pm7:23 am4:33 pm11:58 am (15.1°)91.441
228:04 am (128°)3:53 pm (232°)7:49:44< 1s5:59 am5:58 pm6:40 am5:17 pm7:23 am4:34 pm11:59 am (15.1°)91.435
238:04 am (128°)3:54 pm (232°)7:49:51+0:076:00 am5:58 pm6:41 am5:18 pm7:24 am4:34 pm11:59 am (15.1°)91.429
248:05 am (128°)3:55 pm (232°)7:50:05+0:136:00 am5:59 pm6:41 am5:18 pm7:24 am4:35 pm12:00 pm (15.1°)91.424
258:05 am (128°)3:55 pm (232°)7:50:25+0:206:01 am6:00 pm6:41 am5:19 pm7:25 am4:36 pm12:00 pm (15.2°)91.420
268:05 am (128°)3:56 pm (232°)7:50:51+0:266:01 am6:00 pm6:42 am5:19 pm7:25 am4:36 pm12:01 pm (15.2°)91.416
278:05 am (128°)3:57 pm (232°)7:51:24+0:326:01 am6:01 pm6:42 am5:20 pm7:25 am4:37 pm12:01 pm (15.2°)91.413
288:06 am (128°)3:58 pm (232°)7:52:04+0:396:02 am6:02 pm6:42 am5:21 pm7:25 am4:38 pm12:02 pm (15.3°)91.410
298:06 am (128°)3:58 pm (232°)7:52:49+0:456:02 am6:02 pm6:42 am5:22 pm7:26 am4:39 pm12:02 pm (15.3°)91.408
308:06 am (128°)3:59 pm (232°)7:53:42+0:526:02 am6:03 pm6:43 am5:23 pm7:26 am4:39 pm12:02 pm (15.4°)91.406
318:06 am (128°)4:00 pm (232°)7:54:40+0:586:02 am6:04 pm6:43 am5:23 pm7:26 am4:40 pm12:03 pm (15.5°)91.405
* All times are local time for London. 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 London. In terms of daylight, this day is 8 hours, 49 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 12 or December 13. Latest sunrise is on December 30 or December 31.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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