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Groton, Connecticut, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

7:11 am – 4:45 pm
9 hours, 34 minutes

Current Time: Jan 17, 2020 at 9:22:54 am

Sun Direction: 142° Southeast

Sun Altitude: 18.3°

Sun Distance: 91.442 million mi


Next Equinox: Mar 19, 2020 11:49 pm (Vernal)

Sunrise Today: 7:11 am 117° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:45 pm 243° Southwest

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2020 Sun Graph for Groton

December 2020 — Sun in Groton

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:55 am (119°)4:19 pm (241°)9:24:16−1:185:16 am5:58 pm5:50 am5:24 pm6:24 am4:50 pm11:37 am (26.7°)91.647
26:56 am (119°)4:19 pm (241°)9:23:01−1:145:17 am5:57 pm5:51 am5:24 pm6:25 am4:50 pm11:37 am (26.6°)91.633
36:57 am (119°)4:19 pm (241°)9:21:50−1:115:18 am5:57 pm5:51 am5:24 pm6:26 am4:50 pm11:38 am (26.5°)91.619
46:58 am (120°)4:19 pm (240°)9:20:42−1:085:19 am5:57 pm5:52 am5:24 pm6:27 am4:49 pm11:38 am (26.3°)91.606
56:59 am (120°)4:18 pm (240°)9:19:37−1:045:20 am5:57 pm5:53 am5:24 pm6:28 am4:49 pm11:39 am (26.2°)91.593
67:00 am (120°)4:18 pm (240°)9:18:37−1:005:21 am5:57 pm5:54 am5:24 pm6:29 am4:49 pm11:39 am (26.1°)91.580
77:01 am (120°)4:18 pm (240°)9:17:39−0:575:21 am5:57 pm5:55 am5:24 pm6:30 am4:49 pm11:40 am (26.0°)91.569
87:02 am (120°)4:18 pm (240°)9:16:46−0:535:22 am5:58 pm5:56 am5:24 pm6:30 am4:49 pm11:40 am (25.9°)91.557
97:02 am (120°)4:18 pm (240°)9:15:56−0:495:23 am5:58 pm5:57 am5:24 pm6:31 am4:49 pm11:40 am (25.8°)91.546
107:03 am (120°)4:18 pm (239°)9:15:11−0:455:24 am5:58 pm5:57 am5:24 pm6:32 am4:50 pm11:41 am (25.7°)91.536
117:04 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:14:29−0:415:25 am5:58 pm5:58 am5:24 pm6:33 am4:50 pm11:41 am (25.6°)91.525
127:05 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:13:51−0:375:25 am5:58 pm5:59 am5:25 pm6:34 am4:50 pm11:42 am (25.5°)91.515
137:06 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:13:17−0:335:26 am5:59 pm6:00 am5:25 pm6:34 am4:50 pm11:42 am (25.5°)91.506
147:06 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:12:47−0:295:27 am5:59 pm6:00 am5:25 pm6:35 am4:50 pm11:43 am (25.4°)91.496
157:07 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:12:22−0:255:27 am5:59 pm6:01 am5:26 pm6:36 am4:51 pm11:43 am (25.4°)91.487
167:08 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:12:00−0:215:28 am6:00 pm6:02 am5:26 pm6:36 am4:51 pm11:44 am (25.3°)91.479
177:08 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:11:42−0:175:29 am6:00 pm6:02 am5:26 pm6:37 am4:51 pm11:44 am (25.3°)91.470
187:09 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:11:29−0:135:29 am6:00 pm6:03 am5:27 pm6:38 am4:52 pm11:45 am (25.3°)91.462
197:10 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:11:20−0:095:30 am6:01 pm6:03 am5:27 pm6:38 am4:52 pm11:45 am (25.3°)91.454
207:10 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:11:15−0:055:30 am6:01 pm6:04 am5:28 pm6:39 am4:53 pm11:46 am (25.3°)91.447
217:11 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:11:14< 1s5:31 am6:02 pm6:04 am5:28 pm6:39 am4:53 pm11:46 am (25.2°)91.440
227:11 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:11:17+0:035:31 am6:02 pm6:05 am5:29 pm6:40 am4:54 pm11:47 am (25.3°)91.434
237:12 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:11:25+0:075:32 am6:03 pm6:05 am5:29 pm6:40 am4:54 pm11:47 am (25.3°)91.428
247:12 am (121°)4:24 pm (239°)9:11:36+0:115:32 am6:03 pm6:06 am5:30 pm6:41 am4:55 pm11:48 am (25.3°)91.423
257:12 am (121°)4:24 pm (239°)9:11:52+0:155:32 am6:04 pm6:06 am5:30 pm6:41 am4:55 pm11:48 am (25.3°)91.418
267:13 am (121°)4:25 pm (239°)9:12:12+0:195:33 am6:05 pm6:06 am5:31 pm6:41 am4:56 pm11:49 am (25.4°)91.413
277:13 am (121°)4:26 pm (239°)9:12:36+0:245:33 am6:05 pm6:07 am5:32 pm6:42 am4:57 pm11:49 am (25.4°)91.410
287:13 am (121°)4:26 pm (239°)9:13:04+0:285:33 am6:06 pm6:07 am5:32 pm6:42 am4:58 pm11:50 am (25.5°)91.406
297:13 am (121°)4:27 pm (239°)9:13:36+0:325:34 am6:07 pm6:07 am5:33 pm6:42 am4:58 pm11:50 am (25.5°)91.404
307:14 am (121°)4:28 pm (239°)9:14:13+0:365:34 am6:07 pm6:08 am5:34 pm6:42 am4:59 pm11:51 am (25.6°)91.402
317:14 am (121°)4:29 pm (239°)9:14:53+0:405:34 am6:08 pm6:08 am5:35 pm6:43 am5:00 pm11:51 am (25.7°)91.400
* All times are local time for Groton. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 5:02 am in Groton. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 59 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 7 or December 8.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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