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Boulder, Colorado, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

7:11 am – 4:35 pm
9 hours, 24 minutes

Current Time: Dec 9, 2022 at 1:33:19 pm
Sun Direction: 205° Southwest
Sun Altitude: 23.0°
Sun Distance: 91.551 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 2:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:11 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:35 pm 240° Southwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Boulder

December 2022 — Sun in Boulder

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:03 am (118°)4:36 pm (242°)9:32:26−1:155:27 am6:12 pm6:00 am5:39 pm6:33 am5:06 pm11:50 am (28.1°)91.660
27:04 am (118°)4:36 pm (241°)9:31:14−1:125:28 am6:12 pm6:01 am5:39 pm6:34 am5:06 pm11:50 am (28.0°)91.645
37:05 am (119°)4:35 pm (241°)9:30:04−1:095:29 am6:12 pm6:01 am5:39 pm6:35 am5:06 pm11:50 am (27.8°)91.630
47:06 am (119°)4:35 pm (241°)9:28:59−1:055:30 am6:12 pm6:02 am5:39 pm6:36 am5:05 pm11:51 am (27.7°)91.616
57:07 am (119°)4:35 pm (241°)9:27:56−1:025:30 am6:12 pm6:03 am5:39 pm6:37 am5:05 pm11:51 am (27.6°)91.602
67:08 am (119°)4:35 pm (241°)9:26:57−0:585:31 am6:12 pm6:04 am5:39 pm6:38 am5:05 pm11:52 am (27.5°)91.589
77:09 am (119°)4:35 pm (241°)9:26:02−0:555:32 am6:12 pm6:05 am5:39 pm6:39 am5:05 pm11:52 am (27.4°)91.576
87:10 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:25:10−0:515:33 am6:12 pm6:06 am5:39 pm6:40 am5:05 pm11:53 am (27.2°)91.564
97:11 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:24:22−0:485:34 am6:12 pm6:06 am5:39 pm6:40 am5:05 pm11:53 am (27.1°)91.552
107:12 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:23:37−0:445:34 am6:12 pm6:07 am5:40 pm6:41 am5:06 pm11:53 am (27.1°)91.541
117:12 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:22:56−0:415:35 am6:13 pm6:08 am5:40 pm6:42 am5:06 pm11:54 am (27.0°)91.531
127:13 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:22:18−0:375:36 am6:13 pm6:09 am5:40 pm6:43 am5:06 pm11:54 am (26.9°)91.520
137:14 am (120°)4:36 pm (240°)9:21:45−0:335:36 am6:13 pm6:09 am5:40 pm6:43 am5:06 pm11:55 am (26.8°)91.511
147:15 am (120°)4:36 pm (240°)9:21:15−0:295:37 am6:13 pm6:10 am5:40 pm6:44 am5:06 pm11:55 am (26.8°)91.502
157:15 am (120°)4:36 pm (240°)9:20:49−0:255:38 am6:14 pm6:11 am5:41 pm6:45 am5:07 pm11:56 am (26.7°)91.493
167:16 am (120°)4:36 pm (240°)9:20:27−0:225:38 am6:14 pm6:11 am5:41 pm6:45 am5:07 pm11:56 am (26.7°)91.485
177:17 am (120°)4:37 pm (240°)9:20:09−0:185:39 am6:14 pm6:12 am5:41 pm6:46 am5:07 pm11:57 am (26.6°)91.477
187:17 am (120°)4:37 pm (240°)9:19:55−0:145:40 am6:15 pm6:13 am5:42 pm6:47 am5:08 pm11:57 am (26.6°)91.470
197:18 am (120°)4:38 pm (240°)9:19:45−0:105:40 am6:15 pm6:13 am5:42 pm6:47 am5:08 pm11:58 am (26.6°)91.463
207:18 am (120°)4:38 pm (240°)9:19:38−0:065:41 am6:16 pm6:14 am5:43 pm6:48 am5:09 pm11:58 am (26.6°)91.456
217:19 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:19:36−0:025:41 am6:16 pm6:14 am5:43 pm6:48 am5:09 pm11:59 am (26.6°)91.450
227:19 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:19:37+0:015:42 am6:17 pm6:15 am5:44 pm6:49 am5:10 pm11:59 am (26.6°)91.444
237:20 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:19:43+0:055:42 am6:17 pm6:15 am5:44 pm6:49 am5:10 pm12:00 pm (26.6°)91.439
247:20 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:19:52+0:095:43 am6:18 pm6:16 am5:45 pm6:50 am5:11 pm12:00 pm (26.6°)91.433
257:21 am (120°)4:41 pm (240°)9:20:06+0:135:43 am6:18 pm6:16 am5:45 pm6:50 am5:11 pm12:01 pm (26.6°)91.429
267:21 am (120°)4:41 pm (240°)9:20:23+0:175:43 am6:19 pm6:16 am5:46 pm6:51 am5:12 pm12:01 pm (26.7°)91.424
277:21 am (120°)4:42 pm (240°)9:20:44+0:215:44 am6:20 pm6:17 am5:47 pm6:51 am5:13 pm12:02 pm (26.7°)91.420
287:22 am (120°)4:43 pm (240°)9:21:09+0:255:44 am6:20 pm6:17 am5:47 pm6:51 am5:13 pm12:02 pm (26.8°)91.416
297:22 am (120°)4:44 pm (240°)9:21:38+0:285:44 am6:21 pm6:17 am5:48 pm6:51 am5:14 pm12:03 pm (26.8°)91.413
307:22 am (120°)4:44 pm (240°)9:22:11+0:325:45 am6:22 pm6:18 am5:49 pm6:52 am5:15 pm12:03 pm (26.9°)91.410
317:22 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:22:48+0:365:45 am6:22 pm6:18 am5:50 pm6:52 am5:16 pm12:04 pm (27.0°)91.407
* All times are local time for Boulder. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Boulder is at 2:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 41 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 7 or December 8.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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