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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

7:14 am – 6:47 pm
11 hours, 33 minutes

Current Time: Oct 4, 2022 at 2:17:07 am
Sun Direction: 28° Northeast
Sun Altitude: -46.2°
Sun Distance: 92.993 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 3:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:14 am 95° East
Sunset Today: 6:47 pm 264° West
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2022 Sun Graph for Minneapolis

December 2022 — Sun in Minneapolis

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:31 am (121°)4:33 pm (239°)9:01:57−1:325:45 am6:18 pm6:21 am5:42 pm6:57 am5:06 pm12:02 pm (23.2°)91.661
27:32 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)9:00:28−1:285:46 am6:17 pm6:22 am5:42 pm6:59 am5:05 pm12:02 pm (23.0°)91.646
37:33 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)8:59:04−1:245:47 am6:17 pm6:23 am5:42 pm7:00 am5:05 pm12:02 pm (22.9°)91.631
47:34 am (121°)4:32 pm (238°)8:57:43−1:205:48 am6:17 pm6:24 am5:42 pm7:01 am5:05 pm12:03 pm (22.8°)91.617
57:35 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:56:27−1:165:49 am6:17 pm6:25 am5:42 pm7:02 am5:05 pm12:03 pm (22.6°)91.603
67:36 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:55:14−1:125:50 am6:17 pm6:26 am5:41 pm7:03 am5:05 pm12:04 pm (22.5°)91.589
77:37 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:54:06−1:085:51 am6:17 pm6:27 am5:41 pm7:04 am5:05 pm12:04 pm (22.4°)91.577
87:38 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:53:02−1:035:52 am6:17 pm6:27 am5:41 pm7:04 am5:04 pm12:05 pm (22.3°)91.564
97:39 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:52:03−0:595:53 am6:17 pm6:28 am5:41 pm7:05 am5:04 pm12:05 pm (22.2°)91.553
107:40 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:51:08−0:545:54 am6:17 pm6:29 am5:42 pm7:06 am5:05 pm12:05 pm (22.1°)91.541
117:41 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:50:17−0:505:54 am6:17 pm6:30 am5:42 pm7:07 am5:05 pm12:06 pm (22.0°)91.531
127:42 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:49:32−0:455:55 am6:18 pm6:31 am5:42 pm7:08 am5:05 pm12:06 pm (22.0°)91.521
137:42 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:48:50−0:415:56 am6:18 pm6:31 am5:42 pm7:09 am5:05 pm12:07 pm (21.9°)91.511
147:43 am (123°)4:31 pm (237°)8:48:14−0:365:57 am6:18 pm6:32 am5:42 pm7:09 am5:05 pm12:07 pm (21.8°)91.502
157:44 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:47:42−0:315:57 am6:18 pm6:33 am5:43 pm7:10 am5:05 pm12:08 pm (21.8°)91.493
167:45 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:47:14−0:275:58 am6:19 pm6:34 am5:43 pm7:11 am5:06 pm12:08 pm (21.7°)91.485
177:45 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:46:52−0:225:59 am6:19 pm6:34 am5:43 pm7:11 am5:06 pm12:09 pm (21.7°)91.477
187:46 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:46:34−0:175:59 am6:19 pm6:35 am5:44 pm7:12 am5:06 pm12:09 pm (21.7°)91.470
197:47 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:46:21−0:126:00 am6:20 pm6:35 am5:44 pm7:13 am5:07 pm12:10 pm (21.6°)91.463
207:47 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:46:13−0:076:00 am6:20 pm6:36 am5:44 pm7:13 am5:07 pm12:10 pm (21.6°)91.457
217:48 am (123°)4:34 pm (237°)8:46:10−0:036:01 am6:21 pm6:37 am5:45 pm7:14 am5:08 pm12:11 pm (21.6°)91.450
227:48 am (123°)4:34 pm (237°)8:46:12+0:016:01 am6:21 pm6:37 am5:45 pm7:14 am5:08 pm12:11 pm (21.6°)91.444
237:49 am (123°)4:35 pm (237°)8:46:19+0:066:02 am6:22 pm6:38 am5:46 pm7:15 am5:09 pm12:12 pm (21.6°)91.439
247:49 am (123°)4:36 pm (237°)8:46:30+0:116:02 am6:22 pm6:38 am5:47 pm7:15 am5:09 pm12:12 pm (21.7°)91.434
257:49 am (123°)4:36 pm (237°)8:46:46+0:166:03 am6:23 pm6:38 am5:47 pm7:16 am5:10 pm12:13 pm (21.7°)91.429
267:50 am (123°)4:37 pm (237°)8:47:07+0:216:03 am6:24 pm6:39 am5:48 pm7:16 am5:11 pm12:13 pm (21.7°)91.424
277:50 am (123°)4:38 pm (237°)8:47:33+0:256:03 am6:24 pm6:39 am5:49 pm7:16 am5:11 pm12:14 pm (21.8°)91.420
287:50 am (123°)4:38 pm (237°)8:48:04+0:306:04 am6:25 pm6:39 am5:49 pm7:16 am5:12 pm12:14 pm (21.8°)91.416
297:50 am (123°)4:39 pm (237°)8:48:39+0:356:04 am6:26 pm6:40 am5:50 pm7:17 am5:13 pm12:15 pm (21.9°)91.413
307:51 am (123°)4:40 pm (237°)8:49:19+0:406:04 am6:26 pm6:40 am5:51 pm7:17 am5:14 pm12:15 pm (21.9°)91.410
317:51 am (123°)4:41 pm (237°)8:50:04+0:446:04 am6:27 pm6:40 am5:52 pm7:17 am5:14 pm12:16 pm (22.0°)91.407
* All times are local time for Minneapolis. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Minneapolis is at 3:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 51 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 9 or December 10.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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