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Iowa City, Iowa, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2024

Daylight

6:29 am – 7:44 pm
13 hours, 14 minutes

Current Time: Apr 12, 2024 at 11:18:37 pm
Sun Direction: 328° Northwest
Sun Altitude: -33.4°
Sun Distance: 93.212 million mi
Next Solstice: Jun 20, 2024 3:50 pm (Summer)
Sunrise Today: 6:29 am 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:44 pm 283° West
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2024 Sun Graph for Iowa City

December 2024 — Sun in Iowa City

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:14 am (119°)4:36 pm (241°)9:22:16−1:195:35 am6:15 pm6:08 am5:41 pm6:43 am5:07 pm11:55 am (26.4°)91.654
27:15 am (119°)4:36 pm (241°)9:21:01−1:155:36 am6:15 pm6:09 am5:41 pm6:44 am5:07 pm11:55 am (26.3°)91.639
37:16 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:19:48−1:125:36 am6:15 pm6:10 am5:41 pm6:45 am5:07 pm11:56 am (26.1°)91.625
47:17 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:18:40−1:085:37 am6:15 pm6:11 am5:41 pm6:46 am5:06 pm11:56 am (26.0°)91.611
57:18 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:17:35−1:055:38 am6:15 pm6:12 am5:41 pm6:46 am5:06 pm11:57 am (25.9°)91.597
67:19 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:16:33−1:015:39 am6:15 pm6:13 am5:41 pm6:47 am5:06 pm11:57 am (25.8°)91.584
77:19 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:15:36−0:575:40 am6:15 pm6:13 am5:41 pm6:48 am5:06 pm11:57 am (25.7°)91.571
87:20 am (120°)4:35 pm (240°)9:14:42−0:535:41 am6:15 pm6:14 am5:41 pm6:49 am5:06 pm11:58 am (25.6°)91.558
97:21 am (121°)4:35 pm (239°)9:13:52−0:495:41 am6:15 pm6:15 am5:41 pm6:50 am5:06 pm11:58 am (25.5°)91.546
107:22 am (121°)4:35 pm (239°)9:13:06−0:455:42 am6:15 pm6:16 am5:41 pm6:51 am5:07 pm11:59 am (25.4°)91.534
117:23 am (121°)4:35 pm (239°)9:12:25−0:415:43 am6:15 pm6:17 am5:42 pm6:52 am5:07 pm11:59 am (25.3°)91.523
127:24 am (121°)4:35 pm (239°)9:11:47−0:375:44 am6:16 pm6:17 am5:42 pm6:52 am5:07 pm12:00 pm (25.2°)91.512
137:24 am (121°)4:36 pm (239°)9:11:13−0:335:44 am6:16 pm6:18 am5:42 pm6:53 am5:07 pm12:00 pm (25.2°)91.502
147:25 am (121°)4:36 pm (239°)9:10:43−0:295:45 am6:16 pm6:19 am5:42 pm6:54 am5:07 pm12:01 pm (25.1°)91.492
157:26 am (121°)4:36 pm (239°)9:10:17−0:255:46 am6:17 pm6:19 am5:43 pm6:54 am5:08 pm12:01 pm (25.1°)91.483
167:27 am (121°)4:37 pm (239°)9:09:56−0:215:46 am6:17 pm6:20 am5:43 pm6:55 am5:08 pm12:02 pm (25.0°)91.475
177:27 am (121°)4:37 pm (239°)9:09:38−0:175:47 am6:17 pm6:21 am5:43 pm6:56 am5:08 pm12:02 pm (25.0°)91.467
187:28 am (121°)4:37 pm (239°)9:09:25−0:135:47 am6:18 pm6:21 am5:44 pm6:56 am5:09 pm12:03 pm (25.0°)91.460
197:28 am (121°)4:38 pm (239°)9:09:16−0:095:48 am6:18 pm6:22 am5:44 pm6:57 am5:09 pm12:03 pm (24.9°)91.453
207:29 am (121°)4:38 pm (239°)9:09:11−0:045:48 am6:19 pm6:22 am5:45 pm6:57 am5:10 pm12:04 pm (24.9°)91.447
217:29 am (121°)4:39 pm (239°)9:09:11< 1s5:49 am6:19 pm6:23 am5:45 pm6:58 am5:10 pm12:04 pm (24.9°)91.441
227:30 am (121°)4:39 pm (239°)9:09:14+0:035:49 am6:20 pm6:23 am5:46 pm6:58 am5:11 pm12:05 pm (24.9°)91.436
237:30 am (121°)4:40 pm (239°)9:09:22+0:075:50 am6:20 pm6:24 am5:46 pm6:59 am5:11 pm12:05 pm (25.0°)91.432
247:31 am (121°)4:40 pm (239°)9:09:34+0:125:50 am6:21 pm6:24 am5:47 pm6:59 am5:12 pm12:06 pm (25.0°)91.427
257:31 am (121°)4:41 pm (239°)9:09:51+0:165:51 am6:21 pm6:25 am5:48 pm7:00 am5:12 pm12:06 pm (25.0°)91.424
267:31 am (121°)4:42 pm (239°)9:10:11+0:205:51 am6:22 pm6:25 am5:48 pm7:00 am5:13 pm12:07 pm (25.0°)91.420
277:32 am (121°)4:42 pm (239°)9:10:36+0:245:51 am6:23 pm6:25 am5:49 pm7:00 am5:14 pm12:07 pm (25.1°)91.417
287:32 am (121°)4:43 pm (239°)9:11:05+0:285:52 am6:23 pm6:26 am5:50 pm7:01 am5:15 pm12:08 pm (25.1°)91.414
297:32 am (121°)4:44 pm (239°)9:11:38+0:325:52 am6:24 pm6:26 am5:50 pm7:01 am5:15 pm12:08 pm (25.2°)91.412
307:32 am (121°)4:45 pm (239°)9:12:15+0:375:52 am6:25 pm6:26 am5:51 pm7:01 am5:16 pm12:08 pm (25.3°)91.410
317:33 am (121°)4:45 pm (239°)9:12:56+0:415:53 am6:26 pm6:26 am5:52 pm7:01 am5:17 pm12:09 pm (25.4°)91.409
* All times are local time for Iowa City. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Iowa City is at 3:20 am on Saturday, December 21, 2024. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 3 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 7 or December 8.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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