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Houston, Texas, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2021

Daylight

7:26 am – 6:45 pm
11 hours, 19 minutes

Current Time: Oct 20, 2021 at 6:29:44 am
Sun Direction: 95° East
Sun Altitude: -13.1°
Sun Distance: 92.554 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2021 9:59 am (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:26 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:45 pm 258° West
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2021 Sun Graph for Houston

December 2021 — Sun in Houston

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:59 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:22:17−0:495:35 am6:46 pm6:04 am6:17 pm6:33 am5:47 pm12:10 pm (38.3°)91.658
27:00 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:21:30−0:475:35 am6:46 pm6:04 am6:17 pm6:34 am5:47 pm12:11 pm (38.2°)91.644
37:00 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:20:45−0:455:36 am6:46 pm6:05 am6:17 pm6:34 am5:47 pm12:11 pm (38.1°)91.630
47:01 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:20:02−0:425:37 am6:46 pm6:06 am6:17 pm6:35 am5:47 pm12:11 pm (37.9°)91.616
57:02 am (116°)5:21 pm (244°)10:19:21−0:405:37 am6:46 pm6:06 am6:17 pm6:36 am5:47 pm12:12 pm (37.8°)91.603
67:03 am (116°)5:21 pm (244°)10:18:43−0:385:38 am6:46 pm6:07 am6:17 pm6:37 am5:48 pm12:12 pm (37.7°)91.589
77:03 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:18:07−0:355:39 am6:46 pm6:08 am6:17 pm6:37 am5:48 pm12:13 pm (37.6°)91.576
87:04 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:17:34−0:335:39 am6:47 pm6:08 am6:18 pm6:38 am5:48 pm12:13 pm (37.5°)91.564
97:05 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:17:02−0:315:40 am6:47 pm6:09 am6:18 pm6:39 am5:48 pm12:13 pm (37.4°)91.552
107:06 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:16:34−0:285:41 am6:47 pm6:10 am6:18 pm6:39 am5:48 pm12:14 pm (37.3°)91.540
117:06 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:16:07−0:265:41 am6:47 pm6:10 am6:18 pm6:40 am5:49 pm12:14 pm (37.2°)91.528
127:07 am (116°)5:23 pm (244°)10:15:43−0:235:42 am6:48 pm6:11 am6:19 pm6:41 am5:49 pm12:15 pm (37.1°)91.517
137:08 am (116°)5:23 pm (244°)10:15:22−0:215:42 am6:48 pm6:12 am6:19 pm6:41 am5:49 pm12:15 pm (37.1°)91.507
147:08 am (117°)5:23 pm (243°)10:15:03−0:185:43 am6:49 pm6:12 am6:19 pm6:42 am5:50 pm12:16 pm (37.0°)91.497
157:09 am (117°)5:24 pm (243°)10:14:47−0:165:44 am6:49 pm6:13 am6:20 pm6:43 am5:50 pm12:16 pm (37.0°)91.487
167:09 am (117°)5:24 pm (243°)10:14:33−0:135:44 am6:49 pm6:13 am6:20 pm6:43 am5:50 pm12:17 pm (36.9°)91.478
177:10 am (117°)5:24 pm (243°)10:14:22−0:115:45 am6:50 pm6:14 am6:21 pm6:44 am5:51 pm12:17 pm (36.9°)91.470
187:11 am (117°)5:25 pm (243°)10:14:13−0:085:45 am6:50 pm6:15 am6:21 pm6:44 am5:51 pm12:18 pm (36.9°)91.462
197:11 am (117°)5:25 pm (243°)10:14:07−0:065:46 am6:51 pm6:15 am6:21 pm6:45 am5:52 pm12:18 pm (36.8°)91.455
207:12 am (117°)5:26 pm (243°)10:14:03−0:035:46 am6:51 pm6:16 am6:22 pm6:45 am5:52 pm12:19 pm (36.8°)91.448
217:12 am (117°)5:26 pm (243°)10:14:02−0:015:47 am6:52 pm6:16 am6:22 pm6:46 am5:53 pm12:19 pm (36.8°)91.442
227:13 am (117°)5:27 pm (243°)10:14:04+0:015:47 am6:52 pm6:17 am6:23 pm6:46 am5:53 pm12:20 pm (36.8°)91.436
237:13 am (117°)5:27 pm (243°)10:14:08+0:045:48 am6:53 pm6:17 am6:23 pm6:47 am5:54 pm12:20 pm (36.8°)91.431
247:14 am (117°)5:28 pm (243°)10:14:15+0:065:48 am6:53 pm6:18 am6:24 pm6:47 am5:54 pm12:21 pm (36.9°)91.427
257:14 am (117°)5:28 pm (243°)10:14:24+0:095:49 am6:54 pm6:18 am6:25 pm6:48 am5:55 pm12:21 pm (36.9°)91.423
267:14 am (117°)5:29 pm (243°)10:14:36+0:115:49 am6:54 pm6:18 am6:25 pm6:48 am5:55 pm12:22 pm (36.9°)91.419
277:15 am (117°)5:30 pm (243°)10:14:50+0:145:50 am6:55 pm6:19 am6:26 pm6:49 am5:56 pm12:22 pm (37.0°)91.417
287:15 am (117°)5:30 pm (244°)10:15:07+0:165:50 am6:55 pm6:19 am6:26 pm6:49 am5:57 pm12:23 pm (37.0°)91.414
297:16 am (116°)5:31 pm (244°)10:15:27+0:195:50 am6:56 pm6:20 am6:27 pm6:49 am5:57 pm12:23 pm (37.1°)91.412
307:16 am (116°)5:32 pm (244°)10:15:49+0:225:51 am6:57 pm6:20 am6:28 pm6:50 am5:58 pm12:24 pm (37.1°)91.410
317:16 am (116°)5:32 pm (244°)10:16:13+0:245:51 am6:57 pm6:20 am6:28 pm6:50 am5:59 pm12:24 pm (37.2°)91.409
* All times are local time for Houston. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 9:59 am in Houston. In terms of daylight, this day is 3 hours, 49 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 1 or December 2.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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