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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

5:31 am – 9:02 pm
15 hours, 31 minutes

Current Time: Jul 3, 2020 at 10:01:03 pm

Sun Direction: 315° Northwest

Sun Altitude: -8.8°

Sun Distance: 94.507 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2020 8:30 am (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 5:31 am 56° Northeast

Sunset Today: 9:02 pm 304° Northwest

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2020 Sun Graph for Minneapolis

December 2020 — Sun in Minneapolis

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:31 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)9:01:14−1:305:46 am6:17 pm6:21 am5:42 pm6:58 am5:05 pm12:02 pm (23.1°)91.646
27:32 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)8:59:48−1:265:47 am6:17 pm6:22 am5:42 pm6:59 am5:05 pm12:02 pm (23.0°)91.632
37:33 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)8:58:25−1:225:48 am6:17 pm6:23 am5:42 pm7:00 am5:05 pm12:03 pm (22.8°)91.618
47:34 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:57:06−1:185:49 am6:17 pm6:24 am5:42 pm7:01 am5:05 pm12:03 pm (22.7°)91.605
57:35 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:55:52−1:145:50 am6:17 pm6:25 am5:42 pm7:02 am5:05 pm12:03 pm (22.6°)91.592
67:36 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:54:42−1:105:51 am6:17 pm6:26 am5:41 pm7:03 am5:05 pm12:04 pm (22.5°)91.580
77:37 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:53:36−1:065:51 am6:17 pm6:27 am5:41 pm7:04 am5:05 pm12:04 pm (22.3°)91.568
87:38 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:52:34−1:015:52 am6:17 pm6:28 am5:41 pm7:05 am5:04 pm12:05 pm (22.2°)91.557
97:39 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:51:37−0:575:53 am6:17 pm6:29 am5:42 pm7:06 am5:05 pm12:05 pm (22.2°)91.546
107:40 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:50:44−0:525:54 am6:17 pm6:30 am5:42 pm7:07 am5:05 pm12:06 pm (22.1°)91.535
117:41 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:49:55−0:485:55 am6:17 pm6:30 am5:42 pm7:07 am5:05 pm12:06 pm (22.0°)91.525
127:42 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:49:12−0:435:55 am6:18 pm6:31 am5:42 pm7:08 am5:05 pm12:07 pm (21.9°)91.515
137:43 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:48:33−0:395:56 am6:18 pm6:32 am5:42 pm7:09 am5:05 pm12:07 pm (21.9°)91.505
147:44 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:47:58−0:345:57 am6:18 pm6:33 am5:42 pm7:10 am5:05 pm12:08 pm (21.8°)91.496
157:44 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:47:29−0:295:58 am6:18 pm6:33 am5:43 pm7:11 am5:06 pm12:08 pm (21.8°)91.487
167:45 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:47:04−0:245:58 am6:19 pm6:34 am5:43 pm7:11 am5:06 pm12:09 pm (21.7°)91.478
177:46 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:46:43−0:205:59 am6:19 pm6:35 am5:43 pm7:12 am5:06 pm12:09 pm (21.7°)91.470
187:46 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:46:28−0:155:59 am6:20 pm6:35 am5:44 pm7:12 am5:07 pm12:10 pm (21.7°)91.462
197:47 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:46:18−0:106:00 am6:20 pm6:36 am5:44 pm7:13 am5:07 pm12:10 pm (21.6°)91.454
207:47 am (123°)4:34 pm (237°)8:46:12−0:056:01 am6:20 pm6:36 am5:45 pm7:14 am5:07 pm12:11 pm (21.6°)91.447
217:48 am (123°)4:34 pm (237°)8:46:11< 1s6:01 am6:21 pm6:37 am5:45 pm7:14 am5:08 pm12:11 pm (21.6°)91.440
227:48 am (123°)4:35 pm (237°)8:46:15+0:046:02 am6:22 pm6:37 am5:46 pm7:15 am5:09 pm12:12 pm (21.6°)91.434
237:49 am (123°)4:35 pm (237°)8:46:24+0:086:02 am6:22 pm6:38 am5:46 pm7:15 am5:09 pm12:12 pm (21.6°)91.428
247:49 am (123°)4:36 pm (237°)8:46:38+0:136:02 am6:23 pm6:38 am5:47 pm7:15 am5:10 pm12:13 pm (21.7°)91.422
257:50 am (123°)4:37 pm (237°)8:46:57+0:186:03 am6:23 pm6:39 am5:48 pm7:16 am5:10 pm12:13 pm (21.7°)91.417
267:50 am (123°)4:37 pm (237°)8:47:20+0:236:03 am6:24 pm6:39 am5:48 pm7:16 am5:11 pm12:13 pm (21.7°)91.413
277:50 am (123°)4:38 pm (237°)8:47:48+0:286:03 am6:25 pm6:39 am5:49 pm7:16 am5:12 pm12:14 pm (21.8°)91.409
287:50 am (123°)4:39 pm (237°)8:48:21+0:326:04 am6:25 pm6:39 am5:50 pm7:17 am5:12 pm12:14 pm (21.8°)91.406
297:51 am (123°)4:40 pm (237°)8:48:59+0:376:04 am6:26 pm6:40 am5:50 pm7:17 am5:13 pm12:15 pm (21.9°)91.404
307:51 am (123°)4:40 pm (237°)8:49:42+0:426:04 am6:27 pm6:40 am5:51 pm7:17 am5:14 pm12:15 pm (22.0°)91.402
317:51 am (123°)4:41 pm (237°)8:50:29+0:476:04 am6:28 pm6:40 am5:52 pm7:17 am5:15 pm12:16 pm (22.0°)91.400
* All times are local time for Minneapolis. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 4:02 am in Minneapolis. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 51 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 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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