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Alpena, Michigan, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

7:47 am – 4:55 pm
9 hours, 8 minutes

Current Time: Nov 27, 2022 at 8:18:31 am
Sun Direction: 125° Southeast
Sun Altitude: 4.0°
Sun Distance: 91.729 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 4:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:47 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:55 pm 240° Southwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Alpena

December 2022 — Sun in Alpena

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:51 am (121°)4:53 pm (239°)9:01:25−1:326:06 am6:38 pm6:42 am6:03 pm7:18 am5:26 pm12:22 pm (23.1°)91.661
27:53 am (121°)4:53 pm (239°)8:59:56−1:296:07 am6:38 pm6:43 am6:02 pm7:19 am5:26 pm12:23 pm (23.0°)91.646
37:54 am (121°)4:52 pm (239°)8:58:31−1:256:08 am6:38 pm6:44 am6:02 pm7:20 am5:25 pm12:23 pm (22.8°)91.631
47:55 am (121°)4:52 pm (238°)8:57:10−1:216:09 am6:38 pm6:45 am6:02 pm7:21 am5:25 pm12:23 pm (22.7°)91.617
57:56 am (122°)4:52 pm (238°)8:55:53−1:166:10 am6:38 pm6:46 am6:02 pm7:22 am5:25 pm12:24 pm (22.6°)91.603
67:57 am (122°)4:52 pm (238°)8:54:40−1:126:11 am6:38 pm6:46 am6:02 pm7:23 am5:25 pm12:24 pm (22.4°)91.590
77:58 am (122°)4:51 pm (238°)8:53:32−1:086:12 am6:38 pm6:47 am6:02 pm7:24 am5:25 pm12:25 pm (22.3°)91.577
87:59 am (122°)4:51 pm (238°)8:52:28−1:046:13 am6:38 pm6:48 am6:02 pm7:25 am5:25 pm12:25 pm (22.2°)91.565
98:00 am (122°)4:51 pm (238°)8:51:28−0:596:13 am6:38 pm6:49 am6:02 pm7:26 am5:25 pm12:26 pm (22.1°)91.553
108:01 am (122°)4:51 pm (237°)8:50:33−0:556:14 am6:38 pm6:50 am6:02 pm7:27 am5:25 pm12:26 pm (22.0°)91.542
118:02 am (123°)4:51 pm (237°)8:49:42−0:506:15 am6:38 pm6:51 am6:02 pm7:28 am5:25 pm12:27 pm (21.9°)91.531
128:02 am (123°)4:51 pm (237°)8:48:56−0:466:16 am6:38 pm6:52 am6:02 pm7:29 am5:25 pm12:27 pm (21.9°)91.521
138:03 am (123°)4:52 pm (237°)8:48:14−0:416:17 am6:38 pm6:52 am6:03 pm7:30 am5:25 pm12:27 pm (21.8°)91.511
148:04 am (123°)4:52 pm (237°)8:47:37−0:366:17 am6:39 pm6:53 am6:03 pm7:30 am5:25 pm12:28 pm (21.7°)91.502
158:05 am (123°)4:52 pm (237°)8:47:05−0:326:18 am6:39 pm6:54 am6:03 pm7:31 am5:26 pm12:28 pm (21.7°)91.494
168:06 am (123°)4:52 pm (237°)8:46:37−0:276:19 am6:39 pm6:54 am6:03 pm7:32 am5:26 pm12:29 pm (21.6°)91.485
178:06 am (123°)4:52 pm (237°)8:46:15−0:226:19 am6:39 pm6:55 am6:04 pm7:32 am5:26 pm12:29 pm (21.6°)91.478
188:07 am (123°)4:53 pm (237°)8:45:57−0:176:20 am6:40 pm6:56 am6:04 pm7:33 am5:27 pm12:30 pm (21.6°)91.470
198:07 am (123°)4:53 pm (237°)8:45:44−0:136:20 am6:40 pm6:56 am6:04 pm7:34 am5:27 pm12:30 pm (21.6°)91.463
208:08 am (123°)4:54 pm (237°)8:45:36−0:086:21 am6:41 pm6:57 am6:05 pm7:34 am5:28 pm12:31 pm (21.5°)91.457
218:09 am (123°)4:54 pm (237°)8:45:33−0:036:22 am6:41 pm6:57 am6:05 pm7:35 am5:28 pm12:31 pm (21.5°)91.451
228:09 am (123°)4:55 pm (237°)8:45:34+0:016:22 am6:42 pm6:58 am6:06 pm7:35 am5:29 pm12:32 pm (21.5°)91.445
238:10 am (123°)4:55 pm (237°)8:45:41+0:066:23 am6:42 pm6:58 am6:06 pm7:36 am5:29 pm12:32 pm (21.6°)91.439
248:10 am (123°)4:56 pm (237°)8:45:52+0:116:23 am6:43 pm6:59 am6:07 pm7:36 am5:30 pm12:33 pm (21.6°)91.434
258:10 am (123°)4:56 pm (237°)8:46:08+0:166:23 am6:43 pm6:59 am6:08 pm7:36 am5:30 pm12:33 pm (21.6°)91.429
268:11 am (123°)4:57 pm (237°)8:46:29+0:216:24 am6:44 pm7:00 am6:08 pm7:37 am5:31 pm12:34 pm (21.6°)91.424
278:11 am (123°)4:58 pm (237°)8:46:55+0:256:24 am6:45 pm7:00 am6:09 pm7:37 am5:32 pm12:34 pm (21.7°)91.420
288:11 am (123°)4:59 pm (237°)8:47:26+0:306:24 am6:45 pm7:00 am6:10 pm7:37 am5:32 pm12:35 pm (21.7°)91.416
298:11 am (123°)4:59 pm (237°)8:48:01+0:356:25 am6:46 pm7:00 am6:10 pm7:38 am5:33 pm12:35 pm (21.8°)91.413
308:12 am (123°)5:00 pm (237°)8:48:41+0:406:25 am6:47 pm7:01 am6:11 pm7:38 am5:34 pm12:36 pm (21.8°)91.410
318:12 am (123°)5:01 pm (237°)8:49:26+0:446:25 am6:48 pm7:01 am6:12 pm7:38 am5:35 pm12:36 pm (21.9°)91.407
* All times are local time for Alpena. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Alpena is at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 52 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 9 or December 10.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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