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Detroit, Michigan, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2018

Daylight

7:51 am – 4:59 pm
9 hours, 8 minutes

Current Time: Dec 11, 2018 at 1:52:44 am

Sun Direction: 50° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -63.5°

Sun Distance: 91.534 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2018 5:22 pm (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:51 am 121° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:59 pm 239° Southwest

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2018 Sun Graph for Detroit

December 2018 — Sun in Detroit

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:41 am (119°)5:00 pm (241°)9:19:01−1:236:01 am6:40 pm6:35 am6:06 pm7:10 am5:31 pm12:21 pm (25.8°)91.657
27:42 am (120°)5:00 pm (240°)9:17:41−1:196:02 am6:40 pm6:36 am6:06 pm7:11 am5:31 pm12:21 pm (25.7°)91.643
37:43 am (120°)5:00 pm (240°)9:16:25−1:166:03 am6:40 pm6:37 am6:06 pm7:12 am5:31 pm12:22 pm (25.5°)91.629
47:44 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:15:12−1:126:04 am6:40 pm6:38 am6:06 pm7:13 am5:31 pm12:22 pm (25.4°)91.615
57:45 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:14:03−1:086:05 am6:40 pm6:39 am6:06 pm7:14 am5:31 pm12:22 pm (25.3°)91.602
67:46 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:12:58−1:056:05 am6:40 pm6:39 am6:06 pm7:15 am5:31 pm12:23 pm (25.2°)91.589
77:47 am (120°)4:59 pm (239°)9:11:57−1:016:06 am6:40 pm6:40 am6:06 pm7:16 am5:31 pm12:23 pm (25.0°)91.577
87:48 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:10:59−0:576:07 am6:40 pm6:41 am6:06 pm7:16 am5:31 pm12:24 pm (24.9°)91.564
97:49 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:10:06−0:536:08 am6:40 pm6:42 am6:06 pm7:17 am5:31 pm12:24 pm (24.8°)91.552
107:50 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:09:16−0:496:09 am6:40 pm6:43 am6:06 pm7:18 am5:31 pm12:25 pm (24.8°)91.541
117:51 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:08:30−0:456:09 am6:40 pm6:44 am6:06 pm7:19 am5:31 pm12:25 pm (24.7°)91.529
127:52 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:07:49−0:416:10 am6:41 pm6:44 am6:06 pm7:20 am5:31 pm12:25 pm (24.6°)91.518
137:52 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:07:12−0:376:11 am6:41 pm6:45 am6:07 pm7:20 am5:31 pm12:26 pm (24.5°)91.508
147:53 am (121°)5:00 pm (239°)9:06:39−0:336:12 am6:41 pm6:46 am6:07 pm7:21 am5:32 pm12:26 pm (24.5°)91.497
157:54 am (121°)5:00 pm (239°)9:06:10−0:286:12 am6:41 pm6:46 am6:07 pm7:22 am5:32 pm12:27 pm (24.4°)91.488
167:54 am (121°)5:00 pm (238°)9:05:45−0:246:13 am6:42 pm6:47 am6:08 pm7:23 am5:32 pm12:27 pm (24.4°)91.478
177:55 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)9:05:25−0:206:14 am6:42 pm6:48 am6:08 pm7:23 am5:33 pm12:28 pm (24.3°)91.470
187:56 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)9:05:09−0:166:14 am6:43 pm6:48 am6:08 pm7:24 am5:33 pm12:28 pm (24.3°)91.461
197:56 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)9:04:57−0:116:15 am6:43 pm6:49 am6:09 pm7:24 am5:33 pm12:29 pm (24.3°)91.453
207:57 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)9:04:50−0:076:15 am6:43 pm6:49 am6:09 pm7:25 am5:34 pm12:29 pm (24.3°)91.446
217:57 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)9:04:47−0:036:16 am6:44 pm6:50 am6:10 pm7:25 am5:34 pm12:30 pm (24.3°)91.440
227:58 am (122°)5:03 pm (238°)9:04:48+0:016:16 am6:44 pm6:51 am6:10 pm7:26 am5:35 pm12:30 pm (24.3°)91.433
237:58 am (122°)5:03 pm (238°)9:04:54+0:056:17 am6:45 pm6:51 am6:11 pm7:26 am5:35 pm12:31 pm (24.3°)91.428
247:59 am (122°)5:04 pm (238°)9:05:04+0:106:17 am6:46 pm6:51 am6:11 pm7:27 am5:36 pm12:31 pm (24.3°)91.423
257:59 am (122°)5:05 pm (238°)9:05:18+0:146:18 am6:46 pm6:52 am6:12 pm7:27 am5:36 pm12:32 pm (24.3°)91.419
268:00 am (122°)5:05 pm (238°)9:05:37+0:186:18 am6:47 pm6:52 am6:13 pm7:28 am5:37 pm12:32 pm (24.4°)91.415
278:00 am (121°)5:06 pm (239°)9:06:00+0:226:18 am6:47 pm6:53 am6:13 pm7:28 am5:38 pm12:33 pm (24.4°)91.412
288:00 am (121°)5:07 pm (239°)9:06:27+0:276:19 am6:48 pm6:53 am6:14 pm7:28 am5:38 pm12:33 pm (24.4°)91.410
298:00 am (121°)5:07 pm (239°)9:06:59+0:316:19 am6:49 pm6:53 am6:15 pm7:28 am5:39 pm12:34 pm (24.5°)91.408
308:01 am (121°)5:08 pm (239°)9:07:34+0:356:19 am6:49 pm6:53 am6:15 pm7:29 am5:40 pm12:34 pm (24.6°)91.406
318:01 am (121°)5:09 pm (239°)9:08:14+0:396:19 am6:50 pm6:54 am6:16 pm7:29 am5:41 pm12:35 pm (24.6°)91.405
* All times are local time for Detroit. 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 5:22 pm in Detroit. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 12 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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