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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2021

Daylight

7:10 am – 4:38 pm
9 hours, 28 minutes

Current Time: Jan 16, 2021 at 7:36:56 am
Sun Direction: 122° Southeast
Sun Altitude: 3.6°
Sun Distance: 91.445 million mi
Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2021 5:37 am (Vernal)
Sunrise Today: 7:10 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:38 pm 242° Southwest
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2021 Sun Graph for Cambridge

December 2021 — Sun in Cambridge

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:54 am (119°)4:12 pm (241°)9:18:24−1:225:14 am5:52 pm5:47 am5:18 pm6:22 am4:44 pm11:33 am (25.8°)91.659
26:55 am (120°)4:12 pm (240°)9:17:05−1:195:14 am5:52 pm5:48 am5:18 pm6:23 am4:43 pm11:33 am (25.6°)91.645
36:56 am (120°)4:12 pm (240°)9:15:50−1:155:15 am5:52 pm5:49 am5:18 pm6:24 am4:43 pm11:34 am (25.5°)91.631
46:57 am (120°)4:11 pm (240°)9:14:38−1:115:16 am5:52 pm5:50 am5:18 pm6:25 am4:43 pm11:34 am (25.3°)91.617
56:58 am (120°)4:11 pm (240°)9:13:30−1:085:17 am5:52 pm5:51 am5:18 pm6:26 am4:43 pm11:35 am (25.2°)91.604
66:59 am (120°)4:11 pm (240°)9:12:25−1:045:18 am5:52 pm5:52 am5:18 pm6:27 am4:43 pm11:35 am (25.1°)91.590
77:00 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:11:25−1:005:19 am5:52 pm5:53 am5:18 pm6:28 am4:43 pm11:36 am (25.0°)91.577
87:01 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:10:28−0:565:20 am5:52 pm5:54 am5:18 pm6:29 am4:43 pm11:36 am (24.9°)91.565
97:02 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:09:35−0:525:20 am5:52 pm5:54 am5:18 pm6:30 am4:43 pm11:36 am (24.8°)91.552
107:02 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:08:47−0:485:21 am5:52 pm5:55 am5:18 pm6:31 am4:43 pm11:37 am (24.7°)91.540
117:03 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:08:02−0:445:22 am5:53 pm5:56 am5:18 pm6:31 am4:43 pm11:37 am (24.6°)91.529
127:04 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:07:22−0:405:23 am5:53 pm5:57 am5:19 pm6:32 am4:43 pm11:38 am (24.5°)91.518
137:05 am (121°)4:12 pm (239°)9:06:45−0:365:23 am5:53 pm5:58 am5:19 pm6:33 am4:43 pm11:38 am (24.5°)91.507
147:06 am (121°)4:12 pm (239°)9:06:13−0:325:24 am5:53 pm5:58 am5:19 pm6:34 am4:44 pm11:39 am (24.4°)91.497
157:06 am (121°)4:12 pm (239°)9:05:45−0:275:25 am5:54 pm5:59 am5:19 pm6:34 am4:44 pm11:39 am (24.4°)91.488
167:07 am (122°)4:12 pm (238°)9:05:22−0:235:25 am5:54 pm6:00 am5:20 pm6:35 am4:44 pm11:40 am (24.3°)91.479
177:08 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)9:05:02−0:195:26 am5:54 pm6:00 am5:20 pm6:36 am4:45 pm11:40 am (24.3°)91.470
187:08 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)9:04:47−0:155:27 am5:55 pm6:01 am5:21 pm6:36 am4:45 pm11:41 am (24.3°)91.463
197:09 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)9:04:37−0:105:27 am5:55 pm6:01 am5:21 pm6:37 am4:45 pm11:41 am (24.2°)91.455
207:09 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)9:04:30−0:065:28 am5:56 pm6:02 am5:21 pm6:37 am4:46 pm11:42 am (24.2°)91.448
217:10 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)9:04:28−0:025:28 am5:56 pm6:02 am5:22 pm6:38 am4:46 pm11:42 am (24.2°)91.442
227:10 am (122°)4:15 pm (238°)9:04:31+0:025:29 am5:57 pm6:03 am5:22 pm6:38 am4:47 pm11:43 am (24.2°)91.437
237:11 am (122°)4:15 pm (238°)9:04:37+0:065:29 am5:57 pm6:03 am5:23 pm6:39 am4:47 pm11:43 am (24.2°)91.432
247:11 am (122°)4:16 pm (238°)9:04:48+0:115:30 am5:58 pm6:04 am5:24 pm6:39 am4:48 pm11:44 am (24.3°)91.427
257:12 am (122°)4:17 pm (238°)9:05:04+0:155:30 am5:58 pm6:04 am5:24 pm6:40 am4:49 pm11:44 am (24.3°)91.423
267:12 am (122°)4:17 pm (238°)9:05:24+0:195:30 am5:59 pm6:05 am5:25 pm6:40 am4:49 pm11:45 am (24.3°)91.420
277:12 am (121°)4:18 pm (239°)9:05:48+0:235:31 am6:00 pm6:05 am5:25 pm6:40 am4:50 pm11:45 am (24.4°)91.417
287:13 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:06:16+0:285:31 am6:00 pm6:05 am5:26 pm6:41 am4:51 pm11:46 am (24.4°)91.414
297:13 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:06:48+0:325:31 am6:01 pm6:05 am5:27 pm6:41 am4:51 pm11:46 am (24.5°)91.412
307:13 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:07:25+0:365:32 am6:02 pm6:06 am5:28 pm6:41 am4:52 pm11:47 am (24.5°)91.410
317:13 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:08:06+0:405:32 am6:03 pm6:06 am5:28 pm6:41 am4:53 pm11:47 am (24.6°)91.409
* All times are local time for Cambridge. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 10:59 am in Cambridge. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 13 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 8.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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