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Houston, Texas, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2023

Daylight

7:11 am – 5:58 pm
10 hours, 46 minutes

Current Time: Jan 31, 2023 at 5:48:00 am
Sun Direction: 100° East
Sun Altitude: -18.5°
Sun Distance: 91.578 million mi
Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2023 4:24 pm (Vernal)
Sunrise Today: 7:11 am 110° East
Sunset Today: 5:58 pm 251° West
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2023 Sun Graph for Houston

December 2023 — Sun in Houston

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2023Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:59 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:22:40−0:505:34 am6:45 pm6:03 am6:17 pm6:33 am5:47 pm12:10 pm (38.4°)91.660
26:59 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:21:52−0:485:35 am6:46 pm6:04 am6:17 pm6:33 am5:47 pm12:10 pm (38.3°)91.646
37:00 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:21:06−0:465:36 am6:46 pm6:05 am6:17 pm6:34 am5:47 pm12:11 pm (38.1°)91.632
47:01 am (115°)5:21 pm (245°)10:20:22−0:435:36 am6:46 pm6:05 am6:17 pm6:35 am5:47 pm12:11 pm (38.0°)91.619
57:02 am (115°)5:21 pm (244°)10:19:40−0:415:37 am6:46 pm6:06 am6:17 pm6:36 am5:47 pm12:12 pm (37.9°)91.606
67:02 am (116°)5:21 pm (244°)10:19:01−0:395:38 am6:46 pm6:07 am6:17 pm6:36 am5:47 pm12:12 pm (37.7°)91.593
77:03 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:18:24−0:375:38 am6:46 pm6:07 am6:17 pm6:37 am5:48 pm12:12 pm (37.6°)91.581
87:04 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:17:49−0:345:39 am6:47 pm6:08 am6:17 pm6:38 am5:48 pm12:13 pm (37.5°)91.569
97:05 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:17:17−0:325:40 am6:47 pm6:09 am6:18 pm6:38 am5:48 pm12:13 pm (37.4°)91.558
107:05 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:16:47−0:295:40 am6:47 pm6:09 am6:18 pm6:39 am5:48 pm12:14 pm (37.3°)91.547
117:06 am (116°)5:22 pm (244°)10:16:19−0:275:41 am6:47 pm6:10 am6:18 pm6:40 am5:49 pm12:14 pm (37.2°)91.536
127:07 am (116°)5:23 pm (244°)10:15:54−0:255:42 am6:48 pm6:11 am6:19 pm6:40 am5:49 pm12:15 pm (37.2°)91.525
137:07 am (116°)5:23 pm (244°)10:15:32−0:225:42 am6:48 pm6:11 am6:19 pm6:41 am5:49 pm12:15 pm (37.1°)91.515
147:08 am (116°)5:23 pm (244°)10:15:12−0:205:43 am6:48 pm6:12 am6:19 pm6:42 am5:49 pm12:16 pm (37.0°)91.505
157:09 am (117°)5:24 pm (243°)10:14:54−0:175:43 am6:49 pm6:13 am6:20 pm6:42 am5:50 pm12:16 pm (37.0°)91.496
167:09 am (117°)5:24 pm (243°)10:14:39−0:155:44 am6:49 pm6:13 am6:20 pm6:43 am5:50 pm12:17 pm (36.9°)91.486
177:10 am (117°)5:24 pm (243°)10:14:26−0:125:45 am6:50 pm6:14 am6:20 pm6:44 am5:51 pm12:17 pm (36.9°)91.477
187:10 am (117°)5:25 pm (243°)10:14:16−0:095:45 am6:50 pm6:14 am6:21 pm6:44 am5:51 pm12:18 pm (36.9°)91.469
197:11 am (117°)5:25 pm (243°)10:14:09−0:075:46 am6:50 pm6:15 am6:21 pm6:45 am5:51 pm12:18 pm (36.8°)91.461
207:11 am (117°)5:26 pm (243°)10:14:04−0:045:46 am6:51 pm6:15 am6:22 pm6:45 am5:52 pm12:19 pm (36.8°)91.453
217:12 am (117°)5:26 pm (243°)10:14:02−0:025:47 am6:51 pm6:16 am6:22 pm6:46 am5:52 pm12:19 pm (36.8°)91.446
227:13 am (117°)5:27 pm (243°)10:14:02< 1s5:47 am6:52 pm6:16 am6:23 pm6:46 am5:53 pm12:20 pm (36.8°)91.439
237:13 am (117°)5:27 pm (243°)10:14:05+0:025:48 am6:52 pm6:17 am6:23 pm6:47 am5:53 pm12:20 pm (36.8°)91.433
247:13 am (117°)5:28 pm (243°)10:14:11+0:055:48 am6:53 pm6:17 am6:24 pm6:47 am5:54 pm12:21 pm (36.9°)91.428
257:14 am (117°)5:28 pm (243°)10:14:19+0:085:49 am6:53 pm6:18 am6:24 pm6:48 am5:54 pm12:21 pm (36.9°)91.423
267:14 am (117°)5:29 pm (243°)10:14:29+0:105:49 am6:54 pm6:18 am6:25 pm6:48 am5:55 pm12:22 pm (36.9°)91.418
277:15 am (117°)5:29 pm (243°)10:14:43+0:135:49 am6:55 pm6:19 am6:25 pm6:48 am5:56 pm12:22 pm (36.9°)91.415
287:15 am (117°)5:30 pm (243°)10:14:58+0:155:50 am6:55 pm6:19 am6:26 pm6:49 am5:56 pm12:22 pm (37.0°)91.411
297:15 am (116°)5:31 pm (244°)10:15:17+0:185:50 am6:56 pm6:19 am6:27 pm6:49 am5:57 pm12:23 pm (37.1°)91.409
307:16 am (116°)5:31 pm (244°)10:15:38+0:205:51 am6:56 pm6:20 am6:27 pm6:49 am5:58 pm12:23 pm (37.1°)91.407
317:16 am (116°)5:32 pm (244°)10:16:01+0:235:51 am6:57 pm6:20 am6:28 pm6:50 am5:58 pm12:24 pm (37.2°)91.405
* All times are local time for Houston. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Houston is at 9:27 pm on Thursday, December 21, 2023. In terms of daylight, this day is 3 hours, 49 minutes shorter than the June solstice. In most locations north of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

The earliest sunset is on December 2 or December 3.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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