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Asheville, North Carolina, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

6:23 am – 8:47 pm
14 hours, 24 minutes

Current Time: Jul 11, 2020 at 4:20:56 am

Sun Direction: 41° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -20.4°

Sun Distance: 94.499 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2020 9:30 am (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 6:23 am 62° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:47 pm 298° Northwest

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2020 Sun Graph for Asheville

December 2020 — Sun in Asheville

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:21 am (117°)5:17 pm (243°)9:55:15−1:025:51 am6:47 pm6:22 am6:16 pm6:53 am5:44 pm12:19 pm (32.5°)91.647
27:22 am (117°)5:16 pm (243°)9:54:15−0:595:52 am6:47 pm6:23 am6:16 pm6:54 am5:44 pm12:19 pm (32.3°)91.632
37:23 am (117°)5:16 pm (243°)9:53:18−0:565:52 am6:47 pm6:23 am6:16 pm6:55 am5:44 pm12:20 pm (32.2°)91.618
47:24 am (117°)5:16 pm (243°)9:52:24−0:535:53 am6:47 pm6:24 am6:16 pm6:56 am5:44 pm12:20 pm (32.1°)91.605
57:25 am (117°)5:16 pm (243°)9:51:33−0:515:54 am6:47 pm6:25 am6:16 pm6:57 am5:44 pm12:21 pm (31.9°)91.592
67:26 am (118°)5:16 pm (242°)9:50:45−0:485:55 am6:47 pm6:26 am6:16 pm6:57 am5:44 pm12:21 pm (31.8°)91.580
77:26 am (118°)5:16 pm (242°)9:50:00−0:455:55 am6:47 pm6:26 am6:16 pm6:58 am5:45 pm12:21 pm (31.7°)91.568
87:27 am (118°)5:16 pm (242°)9:49:18−0:425:56 am6:47 pm6:27 am6:16 pm6:59 am5:45 pm12:22 pm (31.6°)91.557
97:28 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:48:39−0:395:57 am6:48 pm6:28 am6:17 pm7:00 am5:45 pm12:22 pm (31.5°)91.546
107:29 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:48:02−0:365:58 am6:48 pm6:29 am6:17 pm7:00 am5:45 pm12:23 pm (31.4°)91.535
117:29 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:47:29−0:335:58 am6:48 pm6:29 am6:17 pm7:01 am5:45 pm12:23 pm (31.4°)91.525
127:30 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:47:00−0:295:59 am6:48 pm6:30 am6:17 pm7:02 am5:46 pm12:24 pm (31.3°)91.515
137:31 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:46:33−0:266:00 am6:49 pm6:31 am6:18 pm7:03 am5:46 pm12:24 pm (31.2°)91.505
147:32 am (118°)5:18 pm (242°)9:46:09−0:236:00 am6:49 pm6:31 am6:18 pm7:03 am5:46 pm12:25 pm (31.2°)91.496
157:32 am (118°)5:18 pm (242°)9:45:49−0:206:01 am6:49 pm6:32 am6:18 pm7:04 am5:46 pm12:25 pm (31.1°)91.487
167:33 am (118°)5:18 pm (241°)9:45:32−0:176:01 am6:50 pm6:33 am6:19 pm7:04 am5:47 pm12:26 pm (31.1°)91.478
177:33 am (119°)5:19 pm (241°)9:45:18−0:136:02 am6:50 pm6:33 am6:19 pm7:05 am5:47 pm12:26 pm (31.0°)91.470
187:34 am (119°)5:19 pm (241°)9:45:08−0:106:03 am6:51 pm6:34 am6:20 pm7:06 am5:48 pm12:27 pm (31.0°)91.462
197:35 am (119°)5:20 pm (241°)9:45:00−0:076:03 am6:51 pm6:34 am6:20 pm7:06 am5:48 pm12:27 pm (31.0°)91.454
207:35 am (119°)5:20 pm (241°)9:44:57−0:036:04 am6:52 pm6:35 am6:20 pm7:07 am5:49 pm12:28 pm (31.0°)91.447
217:36 am (119°)5:21 pm (241°)9:44:56< 1s6:04 am6:52 pm6:35 am6:21 pm7:07 am5:49 pm12:28 pm (31.0°)91.440
227:36 am (119°)5:21 pm (241°)9:44:59+0:026:05 am6:53 pm6:36 am6:22 pm7:08 am5:50 pm12:29 pm (31.0°)91.434
237:37 am (119°)5:22 pm (241°)9:45:05+0:066:05 am6:53 pm6:36 am6:22 pm7:08 am5:50 pm12:29 pm (31.0°)91.428
247:37 am (119°)5:22 pm (241°)9:45:14+0:096:06 am6:54 pm6:37 am6:23 pm7:09 am5:51 pm12:30 pm (31.0°)91.422
257:37 am (119°)5:23 pm (241°)9:45:26+0:126:06 am6:54 pm6:37 am6:23 pm7:09 am5:51 pm12:30 pm (31.1°)91.418
267:38 am (118°)5:24 pm (242°)9:45:42+0:156:06 am6:55 pm6:37 am6:24 pm7:09 am5:52 pm12:31 pm (31.1°)91.413
277:38 am (118°)5:24 pm (242°)9:46:01+0:196:07 am6:56 pm6:38 am6:24 pm7:10 am5:53 pm12:31 pm (31.1°)91.410
287:38 am (118°)5:25 pm (242°)9:46:24+0:226:07 am6:56 pm6:38 am6:25 pm7:10 am5:53 pm12:32 pm (31.2°)91.406
297:39 am (118°)5:26 pm (242°)9:46:49+0:256:07 am6:57 pm6:39 am6:26 pm7:10 am5:54 pm12:32 pm (31.3°)91.404
307:39 am (118°)5:26 pm (242°)9:47:18+0:286:08 am6:57 pm6:39 am6:26 pm7:11 am5:55 pm12:33 pm (31.3°)91.402
317:39 am (118°)5:27 pm (242°)9:47:50+0:316:08 am6:58 pm6:39 am6:27 pm7:11 am5:55 pm12:33 pm (31.4°)91.400
* All times are local time for Asheville. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 5:02 am in Asheville. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 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 4 or December 5.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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