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Anchorage, Alaska, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2019

Daylight

7:33 am – 8:12 pm
12 hours, 38 minutes

Current Time: Sep 18, 2019 at 5:48:13 am

Sun Direction: 61° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -12.9°

Sun Distance: 93.410 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2019 11:50 pm (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 7:33 am 85° East

Sunset Today: 8:12 pm 275° West

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2019 Sun Graph for Anchorage

December 2019 — Sun in Anchorage

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
19:44 am (138°)3:51 pm (222°)6:06:45−3:386:57 am6:39 pm7:49 am5:47 pm8:47 am4:49 pm12:48 pm (7.1°)91.657
29:47 am (139°)3:50 pm (221°)6:03:15−3:306:58 am6:38 pm7:51 am5:46 pm8:48 am4:48 pm12:48 pm (6.9°)91.642
39:49 am (139°)3:49 pm (221°)5:59:52−3:227:00 am6:38 pm7:52 am5:45 pm8:50 am4:47 pm12:49 pm (6.8°)91.627
49:51 am (139°)3:47 pm (220°)5:56:38−3:147:01 am6:37 pm7:54 am5:44 pm8:52 am4:46 pm12:49 pm (6.7°)91.612
59:53 am (140°)3:46 pm (220°)5:53:33−3:057:02 am6:37 pm7:55 am5:44 pm8:54 am4:45 pm12:50 pm (6.5°)91.598
69:55 am (140°)3:45 pm (220°)5:50:36−2:567:04 am6:36 pm7:57 am5:43 pm8:55 am4:45 pm12:50 pm (6.4°)91.585
79:56 am (141°)3:44 pm (219°)5:47:49−2:467:05 am6:36 pm7:58 am5:43 pm8:57 am4:44 pm12:51 pm (6.3°)91.571
89:58 am (141°)3:43 pm (219°)5:45:12−2:377:06 am6:35 pm7:59 am5:42 pm8:58 am4:44 pm12:51 pm (6.2°)91.559
910:00 am (141°)3:43 pm (219°)5:42:45−2:277:07 am6:35 pm8:01 am5:42 pm8:59 am4:43 pm12:51 pm (6.1°)91.547
1010:02 am (141°)3:42 pm (218°)5:40:28−2:177:08 am6:35 pm8:02 am5:42 pm9:01 am4:43 pm12:52 pm (6.0°)91.535
1110:03 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:38:21−2:067:10 am6:35 pm8:03 am5:41 pm9:02 am4:42 pm12:52 pm (5.9°)91.524
1210:04 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:36:26−1:557:11 am6:35 pm8:04 am5:41 pm9:03 am4:42 pm12:53 pm (5.9°)91.513
1310:06 am (142°)3:41 pm (218°)5:34:41−1:447:12 am6:35 pm8:05 am5:41 pm9:04 am4:42 pm12:53 pm (5.8°)91.503
1410:07 am (142°)3:40 pm (218°)5:33:08−1:337:12 am6:35 pm8:06 am5:41 pm9:06 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.7°)91.494
1510:08 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:31:46−1:217:13 am6:35 pm8:07 am5:41 pm9:07 am4:42 pm12:54 pm (5.7°)91.485
1610:09 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:30:36−1:097:14 am6:35 pm8:08 am5:41 pm9:07 am4:42 pm12:55 pm (5.6°)91.477
1710:10 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:29:38−0:587:15 am6:35 pm8:09 am5:42 pm9:08 am4:42 pm12:55 pm (5.6°)91.469
1810:11 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:28:52−0:467:16 am6:36 pm8:09 am5:42 pm9:09 am4:42 pm12:56 pm (5.6°)91.462
1910:12 am (143°)3:40 pm (217°)5:28:18−0:337:16 am6:36 pm8:10 am5:42 pm9:10 am4:42 pm12:56 pm (5.5°)91.455
2010:13 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:57−0:217:17 am6:36 pm8:11 am5:43 pm9:10 am4:43 pm12:57 pm (5.5°)91.449
2110:13 am (143°)3:41 pm (217°)5:27:47−0:097:18 am6:37 pm8:11 am5:43 pm9:11 am4:43 pm12:57 pm (5.5°)91.443
2210:14 am (143°)3:42 pm (217°)5:27:50+0:027:18 am6:37 pm8:12 am5:44 pm9:12 am4:44 pm12:58 pm (5.5°)91.437
2310:14 am (143°)3:42 pm (217°)5:28:05+0:157:18 am6:38 pm8:12 am5:44 pm9:12 am4:44 pm12:58 pm (5.5°)91.432
2410:14 am (143°)3:43 pm (217°)5:28:33+0:277:19 am6:39 pm8:13 am5:45 pm9:12 am4:45 pm12:59 pm (5.6°)91.427
2510:15 am (143°)3:44 pm (217°)5:29:13+0:397:19 am6:39 pm8:13 am5:46 pm9:13 am4:46 pm12:59 pm (5.6°)91.423
2610:15 am (143°)3:45 pm (217°)5:30:05+0:517:19 am6:40 pm8:13 am5:46 pm9:13 am4:47 pm1:00 pm (5.6°)91.418
2710:15 am (143°)3:46 pm (217°)5:31:09+1:037:20 am6:41 pm8:13 am5:47 pm9:13 am4:48 pm1:00 pm (5.6°)91.415
2810:15 am (142°)3:47 pm (218°)5:32:24+1:157:20 am6:42 pm8:13 am5:48 pm9:13 am4:49 pm1:01 pm (5.7°)91.411
2910:14 am (142°)3:48 pm (218°)5:33:52+1:277:20 am6:43 pm8:13 am5:49 pm9:13 am4:50 pm1:01 pm (5.8°)91.408
3010:14 am (142°)3:49 pm (218°)5:35:31+1:397:20 am6:44 pm8:13 am5:50 pm9:13 am4:51 pm1:02 pm (5.8°)91.405
3110:14 am (142°)3:51 pm (218°)5:37:21+1:507:20 am6:45 pm8:13 am5:51 pm9:12 am4:52 pm1:02 pm (5.9°)91.403
* 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 Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 7:19 pm 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.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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