Flag for USA Madison, Wisconsin, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2017

Daylight

7:22 am – 4:56 pm
9 hours, 33 minutes

Current Time: Jan 21, 2017 at 12:55:05 am

Sun Direction: 26° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -64.8°

Sun Distance: 91.480 million mi


Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2017 5:28 am (Vernal)

Sunrise Today: 7:22 am 117° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:56 pm 243° Southwest

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December 2017 — Sun in Madison

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:10 am (120°)4:24 pm (240°)9:14:01−1:245:28 am6:05 pm6:02 am5:31 pm6:38 am4:55 pm11:47 am (25.1°)91.651
27:11 am (120°)4:23 pm (240°)9:12:39−1:215:29 am6:05 pm6:03 am5:31 pm6:39 am4:55 pm11:47 am (24.9°)91.636
37:12 am (120°)4:23 pm (240°)9:11:22−1:175:30 am6:05 pm6:04 am5:31 pm6:40 am4:55 pm11:48 am (24.8°)91.622
47:13 am (120°)4:23 pm (240°)9:10:08−1:135:31 am6:05 pm6:05 am5:30 pm6:41 am4:55 pm11:48 am (24.6°)91.608
57:14 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:08:58−1:095:32 am6:05 pm6:06 am5:30 pm6:42 am4:55 pm11:48 am (24.5°)91.595
67:15 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:07:52−1:065:33 am6:05 pm6:07 am5:30 pm6:43 am4:55 pm11:49 am (24.4°)91.583
77:16 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:06:50−1:025:33 am6:05 pm6:08 am5:30 pm6:44 am4:55 pm11:49 am (24.3°)91.571
87:17 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:05:52−0:585:34 am6:05 pm6:09 am5:30 pm6:44 am4:55 pm11:50 am (24.2°)91.559
97:18 am (121°)4:22 pm (239°)9:04:58−0:545:35 am6:05 pm6:10 am5:30 pm6:45 am4:55 pm11:50 am (24.1°)91.548
107:18 am (121°)4:23 pm (239°)9:04:08−0:495:36 am6:05 pm6:10 am5:31 pm6:46 am4:55 pm11:51 am (24.0°)91.538
117:19 am (121°)4:23 pm (238°)9:03:22−0:455:37 am6:05 pm6:11 am5:31 pm6:47 am4:55 pm11:51 am (23.9°)91.527
127:20 am (122°)4:23 pm (238°)9:02:40−0:415:37 am6:05 pm6:12 am5:31 pm6:48 am4:55 pm11:51 am (23.8°)91.518
137:21 am (122°)4:23 pm (238°)9:02:03−0:375:38 am6:06 pm6:13 am5:31 pm6:48 am4:55 pm11:52 am (23.8°)91.508
147:22 am (122°)4:23 pm (238°)9:01:30−0:325:39 am6:06 pm6:13 am5:31 pm6:49 am4:56 pm11:52 am (23.7°)91.499
157:22 am (122°)4:23 pm (238°)9:01:01−0:285:39 am6:06 pm6:14 am5:32 pm6:50 am4:56 pm11:53 am (23.7°)91.491
167:23 am (122°)4:24 pm (238°)9:00:37−0:245:40 am6:07 pm6:15 am5:32 pm6:51 am4:56 pm11:53 am (23.6°)91.482
177:24 am (122°)4:24 pm (238°)9:00:17−0:195:41 am6:07 pm6:15 am5:32 pm6:51 am4:56 pm11:54 am (23.6°)91.474
187:24 am (122°)4:24 pm (238°)9:00:02−0:155:41 am6:07 pm6:16 am5:33 pm6:52 am4:57 pm11:54 am (23.6°)91.467
197:25 am (122°)4:25 pm (238°)8:59:51−0:105:42 am6:08 pm6:16 am5:33 pm6:52 am4:57 pm11:55 am (23.5°)91.459
207:25 am (122°)4:25 pm (238°)8:59:45−0:065:42 am6:08 pm6:17 am5:34 pm6:53 am4:58 pm11:55 am (23.5°)91.452
217:26 am (122°)4:26 pm (238°)8:59:43−0:015:43 am6:09 pm6:18 am5:34 pm6:54 am4:58 pm11:56 am (23.5°)91.446
227:26 am (122°)4:26 pm (238°)8:59:45+0:025:43 am6:09 pm6:18 am5:35 pm6:54 am4:59 pm11:56 am (23.5°)91.440
237:27 am (122°)4:27 pm (238°)8:59:52+0:065:44 am6:10 pm6:19 am5:35 pm6:54 am4:59 pm11:57 am (23.5°)91.434
247:27 am (122°)4:27 pm (238°)9:00:04+0:115:44 am6:10 pm6:19 am5:36 pm6:55 am5:00 pm11:57 am (23.6°)91.428
257:28 am (122°)4:28 pm (238°)9:00:19+0:155:45 am6:11 pm6:19 am5:36 pm6:55 am5:00 pm11:58 am (23.6°)91.423
267:28 am (122°)4:29 pm (238°)9:00:40+0:205:45 am6:12 pm6:20 am5:37 pm6:56 am5:01 pm11:58 am (23.6°)91.419
277:28 am (122°)4:29 pm (238°)9:01:05+0:245:45 am6:12 pm6:20 am5:38 pm6:56 am5:02 pm11:59 am (23.7°)91.415
287:29 am (122°)4:30 pm (238°)9:01:34+0:295:46 am6:13 pm6:20 am5:38 pm6:56 am5:03 pm11:59 am (23.7°)91.411
297:29 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)9:02:07+0:335:46 am6:14 pm6:21 am5:39 pm6:56 am5:03 pm12:00 pm (23.8°)91.408
307:29 am (122°)4:32 pm (238°)9:02:45+0:375:46 am6:14 pm6:21 am5:40 pm6:57 am5:04 pm12:00 pm (23.8°)91.406
317:29 am (122°)4:33 pm (239°)9:03:28+0:425:46 am6:15 pm6:21 am5:41 pm6:57 am5:05 pm12:01 pm (23.9°)91.404
* All times are local time for Madison. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 10:28 am in Madison. This day is 6 hours, 23 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 8 or December 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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