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Chicago, Illinois, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2018

Daylight

7:11 am – 4:20 pm
9 hours, 9 minutes

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 9:37:12 pm

Sun Direction: 295° Northwest

Sun Altitude: -57.4°

Sun Distance: 91.484 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2018 4:22 pm (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:11 am 121° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:20 pm 239° Southwest

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2018 Sun Graph for Chicago

December 2018 — Sun in Chicago

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:58 am (119°)4:20 pm (241°)9:21:43−1:215:19 am5:59 pm5:52 am5:26 pm6:27 am4:51 pm11:39 am (26.3°)91.657
26:59 am (119°)4:20 pm (241°)9:20:24−1:185:20 am5:59 pm5:53 am5:25 pm6:28 am4:51 pm11:39 am (26.1°)91.642
37:00 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:19:10−1:145:21 am5:59 pm5:54 am5:25 pm6:29 am4:51 pm11:40 am (26.0°)91.629
47:01 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:17:58−1:115:21 am5:59 pm5:55 am5:25 pm6:30 am4:50 pm11:40 am (25.9°)91.615
57:02 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:16:51−1:075:22 am5:59 pm5:56 am5:25 pm6:31 am4:50 pm11:41 am (25.7°)91.602
67:03 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:15:47−1:035:23 am5:59 pm5:57 am5:25 pm6:32 am4:50 pm11:41 am (25.6°)91.589
77:04 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:14:47−1:005:24 am5:59 pm5:58 am5:25 pm6:33 am4:50 pm11:42 am (25.5°)91.576
87:05 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:13:50−0:565:25 am5:59 pm5:59 am5:25 pm6:34 am4:50 pm11:42 am (25.4°)91.564
97:06 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:12:58−0:525:26 am5:59 pm5:59 am5:25 pm6:34 am4:50 pm11:42 am (25.3°)91.552
107:07 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:12:09−0:485:26 am5:59 pm6:00 am5:25 pm6:35 am4:50 pm11:43 am (25.2°)91.540
117:08 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:11:24−0:445:27 am5:59 pm6:01 am5:26 pm6:36 am4:51 pm11:43 am (25.1°)91.529
127:08 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:10:44−0:405:28 am6:00 pm6:02 am5:26 pm6:37 am4:51 pm11:44 am (25.0°)91.518
137:09 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:10:07−0:365:29 am6:00 pm6:03 am5:26 pm6:38 am4:51 pm11:44 am (25.0°)91.508
147:10 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:09:35−0:325:29 am6:00 pm6:03 am5:26 pm6:38 am4:51 pm11:45 am (24.9°)91.497
157:11 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:09:07−0:285:30 am6:00 pm6:04 am5:27 pm6:39 am4:51 pm11:45 am (24.9°)91.488
167:11 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:08:43−0:245:31 am6:01 pm6:05 am5:27 pm6:40 am4:52 pm11:46 am (24.8°)91.478
177:12 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:08:23−0:195:31 am6:01 pm6:05 am5:27 pm6:40 am4:52 pm11:46 am (24.8°)91.469
187:13 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:08:07−0:155:32 am6:02 pm6:06 am5:28 pm6:41 am4:52 pm11:47 am (24.8°)91.461
197:13 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:07:56−0:115:32 am6:02 pm6:06 am5:28 pm6:42 am4:53 pm11:47 am (24.7°)91.453
207:14 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:07:49−0:075:33 am6:02 pm6:07 am5:28 pm6:42 am4:53 pm11:48 am (24.7°)91.446
217:14 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:07:46−0:025:33 am6:03 pm6:07 am5:29 pm6:43 am4:54 pm11:48 am (24.7°)91.439
227:15 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:07:47+0:015:34 am6:03 pm6:08 am5:29 pm6:43 am4:54 pm11:49 am (24.7°)91.433
237:15 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:07:53+0:055:34 am6:04 pm6:08 am5:30 pm6:44 am4:55 pm11:49 am (24.7°)91.428
247:16 am (121°)4:24 pm (239°)9:08:02+0:095:35 am6:05 pm6:09 am5:31 pm6:44 am4:55 pm11:50 am (24.7°)91.423
257:16 am (121°)4:24 pm (239°)9:08:17+0:145:35 am6:05 pm6:09 am5:31 pm6:44 am4:56 pm11:50 am (24.8°)91.419
267:16 am (121°)4:25 pm (239°)9:08:35+0:185:36 am6:06 pm6:10 am5:32 pm6:45 am4:57 pm11:51 am (24.8°)91.415
277:17 am (121°)4:26 pm (239°)9:08:57+0:225:36 am6:06 pm6:10 am5:32 pm6:45 am4:57 pm11:51 am (24.8°)91.412
287:17 am (121°)4:26 pm (239°)9:09:24+0:265:36 am6:07 pm6:10 am5:33 pm6:45 am4:58 pm11:52 am (24.9°)91.410
297:17 am (121°)4:27 pm (239°)9:09:55+0:305:37 am6:08 pm6:11 am5:34 pm6:46 am4:59 pm11:52 am (25.0°)91.408
307:17 am (121°)4:28 pm (239°)9:10:30+0:355:37 am6:08 pm6:11 am5:35 pm6:46 am4:59 pm11:53 am (25.0°)91.406
317:18 am (121°)4:29 pm (239°)9:11:10+0:395:37 am6:09 pm6:11 am5:35 pm6:46 am5:00 pm11:53 am (25.1°)91.405
* All times are local time for Chicago. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 4:22 pm in Chicago. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 6 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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