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Fairbanks, Alaska, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2018

Daylight

10:53 am – 2:39 pm
3 hours, 45 minutes

Current Time: Dec 16, 2018 at 6:13:14 am

Sun Direction: 93° East

Sun Altitude: -24.5°

Sun Distance: 91.479 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2018 1:22 pm (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 10:53 am 154° Southeast

Sunset Today: 2:39 pm 206° Southwest

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2018 Sun Graph for Fairbanks

December 2018 — Sun in Fairbanks

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
110:19 am (148°)3:00 pm (212°)4:40:34−5:146:56 am6:23 pm7:56 am5:23 pm9:04 am4:15 pm12:39 pm (3.5°)91.654
210:22 am (148°)2:57 pm (212°)4:35:28−5:066:57 am6:22 pm7:58 am5:22 pm9:06 am4:13 pm12:40 pm (3.3°)91.640
310:25 am (149°)2:55 pm (211°)4:30:31−4:566:59 am6:21 pm7:59 am5:21 pm9:08 am4:12 pm12:40 pm (3.2°)91.626
410:28 am (150°)2:53 pm (210°)4:25:45−4:467:01 am6:20 pm8:01 am5:20 pm9:10 am4:11 pm12:41 pm (3.1°)91.613
510:30 am (150°)2:51 pm (210°)4:21:09−4:357:02 am6:20 pm8:03 am5:19 pm9:12 am4:10 pm12:41 pm (3.0°)91.600
610:33 am (151°)2:50 pm (209°)4:16:44−4:247:04 am6:19 pm8:04 am5:18 pm9:14 am4:09 pm12:42 pm (2.8°)91.587
710:36 am (151°)2:48 pm (209°)4:12:32−4:127:05 am6:19 pm8:06 am5:18 pm9:16 am4:08 pm12:42 pm (2.7°)91.574
810:38 am (152°)2:47 pm (208°)4:08:32−3:597:06 am6:18 pm8:07 am5:17 pm9:18 am4:07 pm12:42 pm (2.6°)91.562
910:40 am (152°)2:45 pm (208°)4:04:47−3:457:08 am6:18 pm8:09 am5:17 pm9:19 am4:06 pm12:43 pm (2.5°)91.550
1010:43 am (152°)2:44 pm (208°)4:01:16−3:307:09 am6:17 pm8:10 am5:16 pm9:21 am4:06 pm12:43 pm (2.5°)91.539
1110:45 am (153°)2:43 pm (207°)3:58:00−3:167:10 am6:17 pm8:11 am5:16 pm9:22 am4:05 pm12:44 pm (2.4°)91.527
1210:47 am (153°)2:42 pm (207°)3:54:59−3:007:11 am6:17 pm8:13 am5:16 pm9:24 am4:05 pm12:44 pm (2.3°)91.516
1310:48 am (153°)2:41 pm (206°)3:52:16−2:437:12 am6:17 pm8:14 am5:15 pm9:25 am4:04 pm12:45 pm (2.3°)91.506
1410:50 am (154°)2:40 pm (206°)3:49:50−2:267:13 am6:17 pm8:15 am5:15 pm9:26 am4:04 pm12:45 pm (2.2°)91.496
1510:52 am (154°)2:39 pm (206°)3:47:42−2:077:14 am6:17 pm8:16 am5:15 pm9:27 am4:04 pm12:46 pm (2.2°)91.486
1610:53 am (154°)2:39 pm (206°)3:45:52−1:497:15 am6:17 pm8:17 am5:15 pm9:28 am4:04 pm12:46 pm (2.1°)91.477
1710:54 am (154°)2:39 pm (206°)3:44:22−1:307:16 am6:17 pm8:18 am5:16 pm9:29 am4:04 pm12:47 pm (2.1°)91.468
1810:56 am (155°)2:39 pm (205°)3:43:11−1:107:17 am6:17 pm8:18 am5:16 pm9:30 am4:04 pm12:47 pm (2.1°)91.460
1910:56 am (155°)2:39 pm (205°)3:42:20−0:507:17 am6:18 pm8:19 am5:16 pm9:31 am4:04 pm12:48 pm (2.0°)91.452
2010:57 am (155°)2:39 pm (205°)3:41:49−0:307:18 am6:18 pm8:20 am5:16 pm9:32 am4:05 pm12:48 pm (2.0°)91.445
2110:58 am (155°)2:39 pm (205°)3:41:39−0:107:19 am6:19 pm8:20 am5:17 pm9:32 am4:05 pm12:49 pm (2.0°)91.438
2210:58 am (155°)2:40 pm (205°)3:41:49+0:097:19 am6:19 pm8:21 am5:17 pm9:33 am4:06 pm12:49 pm (2.0°)91.432
2310:58 am (155°)2:41 pm (205°)3:42:19+0:307:19 am6:20 pm8:21 am5:18 pm9:33 am4:06 pm12:50 pm (2.0°)91.427
2410:59 am (155°)2:42 pm (205°)3:43:09+0:507:20 am6:21 pm8:22 am5:19 pm9:33 am4:07 pm12:50 pm (2.1°)91.422
2510:58 am (154°)2:43 pm (206°)3:44:19+1:107:20 am6:21 pm8:22 am5:20 pm9:33 am4:08 pm12:51 pm (2.1°)91.418
2610:58 am (154°)2:44 pm (206°)3:45:49+1:297:20 am6:22 pm8:22 am5:20 pm9:34 am4:09 pm12:51 pm (2.1°)91.415
2710:58 am (154°)2:45 pm (206°)3:47:38+1:487:20 am6:23 pm8:22 am5:21 pm9:33 am4:10 pm12:52 pm (2.2°)91.412
2810:57 am (154°)2:47 pm (206°)3:49:45+2:077:20 am6:24 pm8:22 am5:22 pm9:33 am4:11 pm12:52 pm (2.2°)91.409
2910:57 am (154°)2:49 pm (207°)3:52:11+2:257:20 am6:25 pm8:22 am5:23 pm9:33 am4:12 pm12:53 pm (2.3°)91.407
3010:56 am (153°)2:51 pm (207°)3:54:54+2:437:20 am6:26 pm8:22 am5:25 pm9:33 am4:14 pm12:53 pm (2.3°)91.406
3110:55 am (153°)2:53 pm (207°)3:57:54+3:007:20 am6:27 pm8:22 am5:26 pm9:32 am4:15 pm12:54 pm (2.4°)91.405
* All times are local time for Fairbanks. 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 1:22 pm in Fairbanks. In terms of daylight, this day is 18 hours, 8 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 18. Latest sunrise is on December 24.

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