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Anchorage, Alaska, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

7:07 am – 8:57 pm
13 hours, 50 minutes

Current Time: Apr 5, 2020 at 2:16:29 am

Sun Direction: 4° North

Sun Altitude: -22.4°

Sun Distance: 93.004 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 20, 2020 1:43 pm (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 7:07 am 75° East

Sunset Today: 8:57 pm 285° West

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2020 Sun Graph for Anchorage

December 2020 — Sun in Anchorage

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
19:46 am (139°)3:50 pm (221°)6:04:04−3:326:58 am6:39 pm7:50 am5:46 pm8:48 am4:48 pm12:48 pm (7.0°)91.644
29:48 am (139°)3:49 pm (221°)6:00:40−3:246:59 am6:38 pm7:52 am5:45 pm8:50 am4:47 pm12:49 pm (6.8°)91.630
39:50 am (139°)3:48 pm (221°)5:57:24−3:167:01 am6:37 pm7:53 am5:45 pm8:51 am4:46 pm12:49 pm (6.7°)91.616
49:52 am (140°)3:47 pm (220°)5:54:16−3:077:02 am6:37 pm7:55 am5:44 pm8:53 am4:46 pm12:50 pm (6.6°)91.603
59:54 am (140°)3:45 pm (220°)5:51:18−2:587:03 am6:36 pm7:56 am5:43 pm8:55 am4:45 pm12:50 pm (6.4°)91.590
69:56 am (140°)3:45 pm (219°)5:48:28−2:497:05 am6:36 pm7:58 am5:43 pm8:56 am4:44 pm12:50 pm (6.3°)91.578
79:58 am (141°)3:44 pm (219°)5:45:49−2:397:06 am6:36 pm7:59 am5:42 pm8:58 am4:44 pm12:51 pm (6.2°)91.566
89:59 am (141°)3:43 pm (219°)5:43:19−2:297:07 am6:35 pm8:00 am5:42 pm8:59 am4:43 pm12:51 pm (6.1°)91.555
910:01 am (141°)3:42 pm (219°)5:40:59−2:197:08 am6:35 pm8:01 am5:42 pm9:00 am4:43 pm12:52 pm (6.0°)91.544
1010:03 am (142°)3:42 pm (218°)5:38:50−2:087:09 am6:35 pm8:03 am5:42 pm9:02 am4:42 pm12:52 pm (5.9°)91.533
1110:04 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:36:52−1:587:10 am6:35 pm8:04 am5:41 pm9:03 am4:42 pm12:53 pm (5.9°)91.523
1210:06 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:35:04−1:477:11 am6:35 pm8:05 am5:41 pm9:04 am4:42 pm12:53 pm (5.8°)91.513
1310:07 am (142°)3:40 pm (218°)5:33:28−1:367:12 am6:35 pm8:06 am5:41 pm9:05 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.7°)91.504
1410:08 am (142°)3:40 pm (217°)5:32:04−1:247:13 am6:35 pm8:07 am5:41 pm9:06 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.7°)91.494
1510:09 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:30:51−1:127:14 am6:35 pm8:08 am5:41 pm9:07 am4:42 pm12:55 pm (5.6°)91.485
1610:10 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:29:50−1:017:15 am6:35 pm8:08 am5:42 pm9:08 am4:42 pm12:55 pm (5.6°)91.477
1710:11 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:29:01−0:497:16 am6:35 pm8:09 am5:42 pm9:09 am4:42 pm12:56 pm (5.6°)91.468
1810:12 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:28:24−0:367:16 am6:36 pm8:10 am5:42 pm9:10 am4:42 pm12:56 pm (5.5°)91.460
1910:13 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:59−0:247:17 am6:36 pm8:11 am5:43 pm9:10 am4:43 pm12:57 pm (5.5°)91.453
2010:13 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:47−0:127:17 am6:37 pm8:11 am5:43 pm9:11 am4:43 pm12:57 pm (5.5°)91.446
2110:14 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:47< 1s7:18 am6:37 pm8:12 am5:43 pm9:11 am4:44 pm12:58 pm (5.5°)91.439
2210:14 am (143°)3:42 pm (217°)5:27:59+0:127:18 am6:38 pm8:12 am5:44 pm9:12 am4:44 pm12:58 pm (5.5°)91.433
2310:14 am (143°)3:43 pm (217°)5:28:24+0:247:19 am6:38 pm8:12 am5:45 pm9:12 am4:45 pm12:59 pm (5.5°)91.427
2410:15 am (143°)3:44 pm (217°)5:29:01+0:367:19 am6:39 pm8:13 am5:45 pm9:13 am4:46 pm12:59 pm (5.6°)91.422
2510:15 am (143°)3:45 pm (217°)5:29:50+0:497:19 am6:40 pm8:13 am5:46 pm9:13 am4:46 pm1:00 pm (5.6°)91.417
2610:15 am (143°)3:46 pm (217°)5:30:51+1:017:20 am6:41 pm8:13 am5:47 pm9:13 am4:47 pm1:00 pm (5.6°)91.413
2710:15 am (143°)3:47 pm (218°)5:32:04+1:137:20 am6:41 pm8:13 am5:48 pm9:13 am4:48 pm1:01 pm (5.7°)91.409
2810:14 am (142°)3:48 pm (218°)5:33:29+1:247:20 am6:42 pm8:13 am5:49 pm9:13 am4:49 pm1:01 pm (5.7°)91.406
2910:14 am (142°)3:49 pm (218°)5:35:05+1:367:20 am6:43 pm8:13 am5:50 pm9:13 am4:50 pm1:01 pm (5.8°)91.403
3010:14 am (142°)3:51 pm (218°)5:36:53+1:477:20 am6:44 pm8:13 am5:51 pm9:13 am4:52 pm1:02 pm (5.9°)91.402
3110:13 am (142°)3:52 pm (218°)5:38:51+1:587:20 am6:45 pm8:13 am5:52 pm9:12 am4:53 pm1:02 pm (5.9°)91.400
* All times are local time for Anchorage. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 1:02 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 25 or December 26.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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