Flag for USA Chicago, Illinois, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2017

Daylight

7:10 am – 4:56 pm
9 hours, 45 minutes

Current Time: Jan 24, 2017 at 7:45:28 am

Sun Direction: 121° Southeast

Sun Altitude: 5.1°

Sun Distance: 91.512 million mi


Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2017 5:28 am (Vernal)

Sunrise Today: 7:10 am 115° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:56 pm 245° Southwest

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December 2017 — Sun in Chicago

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:59 am (119°)4:20 pm (241°)9:21:21−1:205:20 am6:00 pm5:53 am5:26 pm6:28 am4:51 pm11:40 am (26.2°)91.651
27:00 am (119°)4:20 pm (241°)9:20:03−1:175:20 am5:59 pm5:54 am5:26 pm6:29 am4:51 pm11:40 am (26.1°)91.636
37:01 am (120°)4:20 pm (240°)9:18:49−1:135:21 am5:59 pm5:55 am5:26 pm6:30 am4:51 pm11:40 am (26.0°)91.622
47:02 am (120°)4:20 pm (240°)9:17:39−1:105:22 am5:59 pm5:56 am5:26 pm6:31 am4:51 pm11:41 am (25.8°)91.608
57:03 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:16:32−1:065:23 am5:59 pm5:57 am5:26 pm6:32 am4:51 pm11:41 am (25.7°)91.595
67:04 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:15:29−1:025:24 am5:59 pm5:58 am5:26 pm6:33 am4:51 pm11:42 am (25.6°)91.583
77:05 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:14:30−0:595:25 am5:59 pm5:59 am5:26 pm6:33 am4:51 pm11:42 am (25.5°)91.571
87:06 am (120°)4:19 pm (239°)9:13:35−0:555:26 am5:59 pm5:59 am5:26 pm6:34 am4:51 pm11:43 am (25.4°)91.559
97:07 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:12:43−0:515:26 am6:00 pm6:00 am5:26 pm6:35 am4:51 pm11:43 am (25.3°)91.548
107:07 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:11:55−0:475:27 am6:00 pm6:01 am5:26 pm6:36 am4:51 pm11:43 am (25.2°)91.538
117:08 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:11:12−0:435:28 am6:00 pm6:02 am5:26 pm6:37 am4:51 pm11:44 am (25.1°)91.527
127:09 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:10:32−0:395:29 am6:00 pm6:02 am5:26 pm6:38 am4:51 pm11:44 am (25.0°)91.518
137:10 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:09:57−0:355:29 am6:00 pm6:03 am5:27 pm6:38 am4:51 pm11:45 am (25.0°)91.508
147:11 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:09:25−0:315:30 am6:01 pm6:04 am5:27 pm6:39 am4:52 pm11:45 am (24.9°)91.499
157:11 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:08:58−0:275:31 am6:01 pm6:05 am5:27 pm6:40 am4:52 pm11:46 am (24.9°)91.491
167:12 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:08:35−0:235:31 am6:01 pm6:05 am5:27 pm6:40 am4:52 pm11:46 am (24.8°)91.482
177:13 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:08:16−0:185:32 am6:02 pm6:06 am5:28 pm6:41 am4:53 pm11:47 am (24.8°)91.474
187:13 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:08:01−0:145:32 am6:02 pm6:06 am5:28 pm6:42 am4:53 pm11:47 am (24.7°)91.467
197:14 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:07:51−0:105:33 am6:03 pm6:07 am5:29 pm6:42 am4:53 pm11:48 am (24.7°)91.459
207:14 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:07:45−0:065:34 am6:03 pm6:08 am5:29 pm6:43 am4:54 pm11:48 am (24.7°)91.452
217:15 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:07:43−0:015:34 am6:04 pm6:08 am5:30 pm6:43 am4:54 pm11:49 am (24.7°)91.446
227:15 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:07:45+0:025:35 am6:04 pm6:09 am5:30 pm6:44 am4:55 pm11:49 am (24.7°)91.440
237:16 am (121°)4:24 pm (239°)9:07:52+0:065:35 am6:05 pm6:09 am5:31 pm6:44 am4:55 pm11:50 am (24.7°)91.434
247:16 am (121°)4:24 pm (239°)9:08:03+0:105:35 am6:05 pm6:09 am5:31 pm6:45 am4:56 pm11:50 am (24.8°)91.428
257:17 am (121°)4:25 pm (239°)9:08:18+0:155:36 am6:06 pm6:10 am5:32 pm6:45 am4:57 pm11:51 am (24.8°)91.423
267:17 am (121°)4:26 pm (239°)9:08:37+0:195:36 am6:06 pm6:10 am5:32 pm6:45 am4:57 pm11:51 am (24.8°)91.419
277:17 am (121°)4:26 pm (239°)9:09:01+0:235:37 am6:07 pm6:11 am5:33 pm6:46 am4:58 pm11:52 am (24.9°)91.415
287:18 am (121°)4:27 pm (239°)9:09:29+0:275:37 am6:08 pm6:11 am5:34 pm6:46 am4:59 pm11:52 am (24.9°)91.411
297:18 am (121°)4:28 pm (239°)9:10:01+0:315:37 am6:08 pm6:11 am5:35 pm6:46 am4:59 pm11:53 am (25.0°)91.408
307:18 am (121°)4:29 pm (239°)9:10:37+0:365:37 am6:09 pm6:11 am5:35 pm6:46 am5:00 pm11:53 am (25.0°)91.406
317:18 am (121°)4:29 pm (239°)9:11:17+0:405:38 am6:10 pm6:12 am5:36 pm6:47 am5:01 pm11:54 am (25.1°)91.404
* All times are local time for Chicago. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 10:28 am in Chicago. 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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