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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

6:56 am – 4:12 pm
9 hours, 16 minutes

Current Time: Dec 2, 2022 at 4:48:29 am
Sun Direction: 99° East
Sun Altitude: -23.0°
Sun Distance: 91.650 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 4:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:12 pm 240° Southwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Lowell

December 2022 — Sun in Lowell

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:55 am (119°)4:12 pm (240°)9:17:08−1:245:15 am5:53 pm5:49 am5:19 pm6:24 am4:44 pm11:34 am (25.5°)91.662
26:56 am (120°)4:12 pm (240°)9:15:48−1:205:15 am5:53 pm5:49 am5:19 pm6:25 am4:44 pm11:34 am (25.4°)91.647
36:57 am (120°)4:12 pm (240°)9:14:30−1:175:16 am5:53 pm5:50 am5:19 pm6:26 am4:43 pm11:35 am (25.2°)91.632
46:58 am (120°)4:12 pm (240°)9:13:17−1:135:17 am5:53 pm5:51 am5:18 pm6:27 am4:43 pm11:35 am (25.1°)91.617
56:59 am (120°)4:11 pm (240°)9:12:07−1:095:18 am5:52 pm5:52 am5:18 pm6:28 am4:43 pm11:35 am (25.0°)91.604
67:00 am (120°)4:11 pm (239°)9:11:01−1:055:19 am5:52 pm5:53 am5:18 pm6:28 am4:43 pm11:36 am (24.9°)91.590
77:01 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:09:59−1:025:20 am5:53 pm5:54 am5:18 pm6:29 am4:43 pm11:36 am (24.7°)91.577
87:02 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:09:01−0:585:21 am5:53 pm5:55 am5:18 pm6:30 am4:43 pm11:37 am (24.6°)91.565
97:03 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:08:07−0:545:21 am5:53 pm5:56 am5:18 pm6:31 am4:43 pm11:37 am (24.5°)91.553
107:04 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:07:17−0:505:22 am5:53 pm5:56 am5:19 pm6:32 am4:43 pm11:38 am (24.5°)91.542
117:05 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:06:31−0:465:23 am5:53 pm5:57 am5:19 pm6:33 am4:43 pm11:38 am (24.4°)91.531
127:06 am (121°)4:11 pm (239°)9:05:49−0:415:24 am5:53 pm5:58 am5:19 pm6:34 am4:43 pm11:39 am (24.3°)91.521
137:06 am (121°)4:12 pm (239°)9:05:11−0:375:24 am5:53 pm5:59 am5:19 pm6:34 am4:44 pm11:39 am (24.2°)91.512
147:07 am (122°)4:12 pm (238°)9:04:38−0:335:25 am5:54 pm5:59 am5:19 pm6:35 am4:44 pm11:39 am (24.2°)91.503
157:08 am (122°)4:12 pm (238°)9:04:08−0:295:26 am5:54 pm6:00 am5:20 pm6:36 am4:44 pm11:40 am (24.1°)91.494
167:09 am (122°)4:12 pm (238°)9:03:43−0:245:26 am5:54 pm6:01 am5:20 pm6:36 am4:44 pm11:40 am (24.1°)91.486
177:09 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)9:03:23−0:205:27 am5:55 pm6:01 am5:20 pm6:37 am4:45 pm11:41 am (24.0°)91.478
187:10 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)9:03:07−0:165:28 am5:55 pm6:02 am5:21 pm6:38 am4:45 pm11:41 am (24.0°)91.471
197:10 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)9:02:55−0:115:28 am5:56 pm6:03 am5:21 pm6:38 am4:46 pm11:42 am (24.0°)91.464
207:11 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)9:02:47−0:075:29 am5:56 pm6:03 am5:22 pm6:39 am4:46 pm11:42 am (24.0°)91.457
217:12 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)9:02:44−0:035:29 am5:56 pm6:04 am5:22 pm6:39 am4:46 pm11:43 am (24.0°)91.451
227:12 am (122°)4:15 pm (238°)9:02:45+0:015:30 am5:57 pm6:04 am5:23 pm6:40 am4:47 pm11:43 am (24.0°)91.445
237:12 am (122°)4:15 pm (238°)9:02:51+0:055:30 am5:58 pm6:05 am5:23 pm6:40 am4:47 pm11:44 am (24.0°)91.439
247:13 am (122°)4:16 pm (238°)9:03:01+0:105:31 am5:58 pm6:05 am5:24 pm6:41 am4:48 pm11:44 am (24.0°)91.434
257:13 am (122°)4:17 pm (238°)9:03:16+0:145:31 am5:59 pm6:06 am5:24 pm6:41 am4:49 pm11:45 am (24.0°)91.429
267:14 am (122°)4:17 pm (238°)9:03:34+0:185:32 am5:59 pm6:06 am5:25 pm6:41 am4:49 pm11:45 am (24.1°)91.424
277:14 am (122°)4:18 pm (238°)9:03:58+0:235:32 am6:00 pm6:06 am5:26 pm6:42 am4:50 pm11:46 am (24.1°)91.420
287:14 am (122°)4:19 pm (238°)9:04:25+0:275:32 am6:01 pm6:07 am5:26 pm6:42 am4:51 pm11:46 am (24.1°)91.416
297:14 am (121°)4:19 pm (239°)9:04:57+0:315:32 am6:01 pm6:07 am5:27 pm6:42 am4:51 pm11:47 am (24.2°)91.413
307:15 am (121°)4:20 pm (239°)9:05:33+0:365:33 am6:02 pm6:07 am5:28 pm6:43 am4:52 pm11:47 am (24.3°)91.410
317:15 am (121°)4:21 pm (239°)9:06:14+0:405:33 am6:03 pm6:07 am5:29 pm6:43 am4:53 pm11:48 am (24.3°)91.408
* All times are local time for Lowell. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Lowell is at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 16 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 8 or December 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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