Flag for USA Anchorage, Alaska, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2017

Daylight

5:52 am – 10:02 pm
16 hours, 10 minutes

Current Time: Apr 30, 2017 at 2:48:44 pm

Sun Direction: 197° South

Sun Altitude: 42.9°

Sun Distance: 93.656 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 20, 2017 8:24 pm (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 5:52 am 56° Northeast

Sunset Today: 10:02 pm 305° Northwest

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December 2017 — Sun in Anchorage

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
19:46 am (138°)3:51 pm (221°)6:05:02−3:346:57 am6:39 pm7:50 am5:46 pm8:48 am4:49 pm12:48 pm (7.0°)91.648
29:48 am (139°)3:49 pm (221°)6:01:36−3:266:59 am6:38 pm7:52 am5:45 pm8:49 am4:48 pm12:49 pm (6.9°)91.633
39:50 am (139°)3:48 pm (221°)5:58:17−3:187:00 am6:37 pm7:53 am5:45 pm8:51 am4:47 pm12:49 pm (6.7°)91.619
49:52 am (140°)3:47 pm (220°)5:55:08−3:097:02 am6:37 pm7:54 am5:44 pm8:53 am4:46 pm12:49 pm (6.6°)91.606
59:54 am (140°)3:46 pm (220°)5:52:07−3:007:03 am6:36 pm7:56 am5:44 pm8:54 am4:45 pm12:50 pm (6.5°)91.593
69:56 am (140°)3:45 pm (220°)5:49:15−2:517:04 am6:36 pm7:57 am5:43 pm8:56 am4:44 pm12:50 pm (6.4°)91.581
79:57 am (141°)3:44 pm (219°)5:46:33−2:427:05 am6:36 pm7:59 am5:43 pm8:57 am4:44 pm12:51 pm (6.2°)91.569
89:59 am (141°)3:43 pm (219°)5:44:01−2:327:07 am6:35 pm8:00 am5:42 pm8:59 am4:43 pm12:51 pm (6.1°)91.557
910:01 am (141°)3:42 pm (219°)5:41:39−2:227:08 am6:35 pm8:01 am5:42 pm9:00 am4:43 pm12:52 pm (6.1°)91.546
1010:02 am (142°)3:42 pm (218°)5:39:27−2:117:09 am6:35 pm8:02 am5:42 pm9:01 am4:43 pm12:52 pm (6.0°)91.536
1110:04 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:37:25−2:017:10 am6:35 pm8:03 am5:41 pm9:03 am4:42 pm12:53 pm (5.9°)91.526
1210:05 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:35:35−1:507:11 am6:35 pm8:05 am5:41 pm9:04 am4:42 pm12:53 pm (5.8°)91.516
1310:06 am (142°)3:40 pm (218°)5:33:56−1:397:12 am6:35 pm8:06 am5:41 pm9:05 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.8°)91.507
1410:08 am (142°)3:40 pm (218°)5:32:29−1:277:13 am6:35 pm8:06 am5:41 pm9:06 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.7°)91.498
1510:09 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:31:12−1:167:14 am6:35 pm8:07 am5:41 pm9:07 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.7°)91.489
1610:10 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:30:08−1:047:15 am6:35 pm8:08 am5:42 pm9:08 am4:42 pm12:55 pm (5.6°)91.481
1710:11 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:29:16−0:527:15 am6:35 pm8:09 am5:42 pm9:09 am4:42 pm12:55 pm (5.6°)91.473
1810:12 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:28:36−0:407:16 am6:36 pm8:10 am5:42 pm9:09 am4:42 pm12:56 pm (5.6°)91.465
1910:12 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:28:08−0:277:17 am6:36 pm8:10 am5:42 pm9:10 am4:43 pm12:56 pm (5.5°)91.458
2010:13 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:52−0:157:17 am6:37 pm8:11 am5:43 pm9:11 am4:43 pm12:57 pm (5.5°)91.451
2110:14 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:49−0:037:18 am6:37 pm8:12 am5:43 pm9:11 am4:44 pm12:57 pm (5.5°)91.445
2210:14 am (143°)3:42 pm (217°)5:27:58+0:087:18 am6:38 pm8:12 am5:44 pm9:12 am4:44 pm12:58 pm (5.5°)91.439
2310:14 am (143°)3:43 pm (217°)5:28:19+0:217:19 am6:38 pm8:12 am5:45 pm9:12 am4:45 pm12:58 pm (5.5°)91.433
2410:15 am (143°)3:43 pm (217°)5:28:53+0:337:19 am6:39 pm8:13 am5:45 pm9:12 am4:46 pm12:59 pm (5.6°)91.428
2510:15 am (143°)3:44 pm (217°)5:29:38+0:457:19 am6:40 pm8:13 am5:46 pm9:13 am4:46 pm12:59 pm (5.6°)91.423
2610:15 am (143°)3:45 pm (217°)5:30:36+0:587:20 am6:40 pm8:13 am5:47 pm9:13 am4:47 pm1:00 pm (5.6°)91.418
2710:15 am (143°)3:46 pm (217°)5:31:46+1:097:20 am6:41 pm8:13 am5:48 pm9:13 am4:48 pm1:00 pm (5.7°)91.414
2810:14 am (142°)3:48 pm (218°)5:33:08+1:217:20 am6:42 pm8:13 am5:49 pm9:13 am4:49 pm1:01 pm (5.7°)91.411
2910:14 am (142°)3:49 pm (218°)5:34:41+1:337:20 am6:43 pm8:13 am5:50 pm9:13 am4:50 pm1:01 pm (5.8°)91.408
3010:14 am (142°)3:50 pm (218°)5:36:25+1:447:20 am6:44 pm8:13 am5:51 pm9:13 am4:51 pm1:02 pm (5.9°)91.405
3110:13 am (142°)3:52 pm (218°)5:38:21+1:567:20 am6:45 pm8:13 am5:52 pm9:12 am4:53 pm1:02 pm (5.9°)91.404
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:28 am in Anchorage. In terms of daylight, this day is 13 hours, 54 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 16. Latest sunrise is on December 26.

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