Flag for USA Dover, Delaware, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2017

Daylight

6:12 am – 7:48 pm
13 hours, 36 minutes

Current Time: Apr 24, 2017 at 3:48:43 am

Sun Direction: 46° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -24.8°

Sun Distance: 93.496 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2017 12:24 am (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 6:12 am 72° East

Sunset Today: 7:48 pm 288° West

Location of DoverLocation

December 2017 — Sun in Dover

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:02 am (118°)4:39 pm (242°)9:37:03−1:125:27 am6:14 pm5:59 am5:42 pm6:33 am5:09 pm11:51 am (29.0°)91.651
27:03 am (118°)4:39 pm (242°)9:35:54−1:095:28 am6:14 pm6:00 am5:42 pm6:33 am5:09 pm11:51 am (28.8°)91.636
37:04 am (118°)4:39 pm (242°)9:34:47−1:065:29 am6:14 pm6:01 am5:42 pm6:34 am5:09 pm11:52 am (28.7°)91.622
47:05 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:33:44−1:035:30 am6:14 pm6:02 am5:42 pm6:35 am5:08 pm11:52 am (28.5°)91.609
57:06 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:32:44−0:595:30 am6:14 pm6:03 am5:42 pm6:36 am5:08 pm11:52 am (28.4°)91.596
67:07 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:31:48−0:565:31 am6:14 pm6:04 am5:42 pm6:37 am5:08 pm11:53 am (28.3°)91.583
77:08 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:30:55−0:535:32 am6:14 pm6:04 am5:42 pm6:38 am5:08 pm11:53 am (28.2°)91.571
87:09 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:30:05−0:495:33 am6:14 pm6:05 am5:42 pm6:39 am5:09 pm11:54 am (28.1°)91.560
97:09 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:29:19−0:465:34 am6:15 pm6:06 am5:42 pm6:39 am5:09 pm11:54 am (28.0°)91.548
107:10 am (119°)4:39 pm (241°)9:28:36−0:425:34 am6:15 pm6:07 am5:42 pm6:40 am5:09 pm11:55 am (27.9°)91.538
117:11 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:27:57−0:395:35 am6:15 pm6:07 am5:42 pm6:41 am5:09 pm11:55 am (27.8°)91.528
127:12 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:27:21−0:355:36 am6:15 pm6:08 am5:43 pm6:42 am5:09 pm11:55 am (27.8°)91.518
137:13 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:26:49−0:315:36 am6:15 pm6:09 am5:43 pm6:42 am5:09 pm11:56 am (27.7°)91.509
147:13 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:26:21−0:285:37 am6:16 pm6:10 am5:43 pm6:43 am5:10 pm11:56 am (27.6°)91.500
157:14 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:25:57−0:245:38 am6:16 pm6:10 am5:44 pm6:44 am5:10 pm11:57 am (27.6°)91.491
167:15 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:25:36−0:205:38 am6:16 pm6:11 am5:44 pm6:45 am5:10 pm11:57 am (27.5°)91.483
177:15 am (120°)4:41 pm (240°)9:25:19−0:175:39 am6:17 pm6:11 am5:44 pm6:45 am5:11 pm11:58 am (27.5°)91.475
187:16 am (120°)4:41 pm (240°)9:25:06−0:135:39 am6:17 pm6:12 am5:45 pm6:46 am5:11 pm11:58 am (27.5°)91.467
197:16 am (120°)4:41 pm (240°)9:24:56−0:095:40 am6:18 pm6:13 am5:45 pm6:46 am5:11 pm11:59 am (27.5°)91.460
207:17 am (120°)4:42 pm (240°)9:24:51−0:055:41 am6:18 pm6:13 am5:46 pm6:47 am5:12 pm11:59 am (27.4°)91.453
217:17 am (120°)4:42 pm (240°)9:24:49−0:015:41 am6:19 pm6:14 am5:46 pm6:47 am5:12 pm12:00 pm (27.4°)91.446
227:18 am (120°)4:43 pm (240°)9:24:51+0:015:42 am6:19 pm6:14 am5:47 pm6:48 am5:13 pm12:00 pm (27.4°)91.440
237:18 am (120°)4:43 pm (240°)9:24:57+0:055:42 am6:20 pm6:15 am5:47 pm6:48 am5:13 pm12:01 pm (27.5°)91.434
247:19 am (120°)4:44 pm (240°)9:25:06+0:095:43 am6:20 pm6:15 am5:48 pm6:49 am5:14 pm12:01 pm (27.5°)91.429
257:19 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:25:20+0:135:43 am6:21 pm6:16 am5:48 pm6:49 am5:15 pm12:02 pm (27.5°)91.424
267:20 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:25:37+0:175:43 am6:22 pm6:16 am5:49 pm6:50 am5:15 pm12:02 pm (27.5°)91.419
277:20 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:25:58+0:215:44 am6:22 pm6:16 am5:50 pm6:50 am5:16 pm12:03 pm (27.6°)91.415
287:20 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:26:23+0:245:44 am6:23 pm6:17 am5:50 pm6:50 am5:17 pm12:03 pm (27.6°)91.411
297:20 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:26:51+0:285:44 am6:23 pm6:17 am5:51 pm6:50 am5:17 pm12:04 pm (27.7°)91.408
307:21 am (120°)4:48 pm (240°)9:27:23+0:325:45 am6:24 pm6:17 am5:52 pm6:51 am5:18 pm12:04 pm (27.8°)91.406
317:21 am (120°)4:49 pm (240°)9:27:59+0:355:45 am6:25 pm6:17 am5:52 pm6:51 am5:19 pm12:05 pm (27.8°)91.404
* All times are local time for Dover. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:28 am in Dover. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 31 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 6 or December 7.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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