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

Daylight

7:19 am – 5:06 pm
9 hours, 47 minutes

Current Time: Jan 17, 2017 at 4:26:24 am

Sun Direction: 91° East

Sun Altitude: -33.1°

Sun Distance: 91.449 million mi


Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2017 6:28 am (Vernal)

Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 116° Southeast

Sunset Today: 5:06 pm 244° Southwest

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December 2017 — Sun in Dover

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