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Detroit, Michigan, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

7:24 am – 7:20 pm
11 hours, 56 minutes

Current Time: Sep 27, 2022 at 10:56:49 pm
Sun Direction: 311° Northwest
Sun Altitude: -38.1°
Sun Distance: 93.161 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 4:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:24 am 92° East
Sunset Today: 7:20 pm 268° West
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2022 Sun Graph for Detroit

December 2022 — Sun in Detroit

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:41 am (119°)5:00 pm (241°)9:18:57−1:236:01 am6:40 pm6:35 am6:06 pm7:10 am5:31 pm12:21 pm (25.8°)91.661
27:42 am (120°)5:00 pm (240°)9:17:37−1:196:02 am6:40 pm6:36 am6:06 pm7:11 am5:31 pm12:21 pm (25.7°)91.646
37:43 am (120°)5:00 pm (240°)9:16:21−1:166:03 am6:40 pm6:37 am6:06 pm7:12 am5:31 pm12:22 pm (25.5°)91.631
47:44 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:15:08−1:126:04 am6:40 pm6:38 am6:06 pm7:13 am5:31 pm12:22 pm (25.4°)91.617
57:45 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:14:00−1:086:05 am6:40 pm6:39 am6:06 pm7:14 am5:31 pm12:22 pm (25.3°)91.603
67:46 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:12:55−1:046:05 am6:40 pm6:39 am6:06 pm7:15 am5:31 pm12:23 pm (25.2°)91.590
77:47 am (120°)4:59 pm (239°)9:11:53−1:016:06 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°)9:10:56−0:576:07 am6:40 pm6:41 am6:06 pm7:16 am5:31 pm12:24 pm (24.9°)91.565
97:49 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:10:03−0:536:08 am6:40 pm6:42 am6:06 pm7:17 am5:31 pm12:24 pm (24.8°)91.553
107:50 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:09:13−0:496:09 am6:40 pm6:43 am6:06 pm7:18 am5:31 pm12:25 pm (24.8°)91.542
117:51 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:08:28−0:456:09 am6:40 pm6:44 am6:06 pm7:19 am5:31 pm12:25 pm (24.7°)91.531
127:51 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:07:47−0:416:10 am6:41 pm6:44 am6:06 pm7:20 am5:31 pm12:25 pm (24.6°)91.521
137:52 am (121°)4:59 pm (239°)9:07:10−0:376:11 am6:41 pm6:45 am6:07 pm7:20 am5:31 pm12:26 pm (24.5°)91.511
147:53 am (121°)5:00 pm (239°)9:06:37−0:326:12 am6:41 pm6:46 am6:07 pm7:21 am5:32 pm12:26 pm (24.5°)91.502
157:54 am (121°)5:00 pm (239°)9:06:08−0:286:12 am6:41 pm6:46 am6:07 pm7:22 am5:32 pm12:27 pm (24.4°)91.494
167:54 am (121°)5:00 pm (238°)9:05:44−0:246:13 am6:42 pm6:47 am6:08 pm7:23 am5:32 pm12:27 pm (24.4°)91.485
177:55 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)9:05:23−0:206:14 am6:42 pm6:48 am6:08 pm7:23 am5:32 pm12:28 pm (24.3°)91.478
187:56 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)9:05:07−0:156:14 am6:42 pm6:48 am6:08 pm7:24 am5:33 pm12:28 pm (24.3°)91.470
197:56 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)9:04:56−0:116:15 am6:43 pm6:49 am6:09 pm7:24 am5:33 pm12:29 pm (24.3°)91.463
207:57 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)9:04:48−0:076:15 am6:43 pm6:49 am6:09 pm7:25 am5:34 pm12:29 pm (24.3°)91.457
217:57 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)9:04:46−0:026:16 am6:44 pm6:50 am6:10 pm7:25 am5:34 pm12:30 pm (24.3°)91.451
227:58 am (122°)5:03 pm (238°)9:04:47+0:016:16 am6:44 pm6:51 am6:10 pm7:26 am5:35 pm12:30 pm (24.3°)91.445
237:58 am (122°)5:03 pm (238°)9:04:53+0:056:17 am6:45 pm6:51 am6:11 pm7:26 am5:35 pm12:31 pm (24.3°)91.439
247:59 am (122°)5:04 pm (238°)9:05:03+0:106:17 am6:45 pm6:51 am6:11 pm7:27 am5:36 pm12:31 pm (24.3°)91.434
257:59 am (122°)5:04 pm (238°)9:05:17+0:146:18 am6:46 pm6:52 am6:12 pm7:27 am5:36 pm12:32 pm (24.3°)91.429
268:00 am (122°)5:05 pm (238°)9:05:36+0:186:18 am6:47 pm6:52 am6:13 pm7:28 am5:37 pm12:32 pm (24.4°)91.424
278:00 am (121°)5:06 pm (239°)9:05:59+0:236:18 am6:47 pm6:53 am6:13 pm7:28 am5:38 pm12:33 pm (24.4°)91.420
288:00 am (121°)5:07 pm (239°)9:06:26+0:276:19 am6:48 pm6:53 am6:14 pm7:28 am5:38 pm12:33 pm (24.4°)91.416
298:00 am (121°)5:07 pm (239°)9:06:58+0:316:19 am6:49 pm6:53 am6:15 pm7:28 am5:39 pm12:34 pm (24.5°)91.413
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°)91.410
318:01 am (121°)5:09 pm (239°)9:08:14+0:406:19 am6:50 pm6:54 am6:16 pm7:29 am5:41 pm12:35 pm (24.6°)91.407
* All times are local time for Detroit. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Detroit is at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 12 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 8 or December 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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