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Palo Alto, California, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

5:49 am – 8:33 pm
14 hours, 44 minutes

Current Time: Jun 27, 2022 at 5:57:49 am
Sun Direction: 61° Northeast
Sun Altitude: 0.9°
Sun Distance: 94.497 million mi
Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2022 6:03 pm (Autumnal)
Sunrise Today: 5:49 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:33 pm 301° Northwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Palo Alto

December 2022 — Sun in Palo Alto

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:04 am (117°)4:50 pm (243°)9:46:18−1:085:31 am6:23 pm6:03 am5:51 pm6:35 am5:19 pm11:57 am (30.7°)91.660
27:05 am (117°)4:50 pm (242°)9:45:12−1:055:32 am6:23 pm6:04 am5:51 pm6:36 am5:19 pm11:58 am (30.5°)91.645
37:06 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:44:10−1:025:33 am6:23 pm6:05 am5:51 pm6:37 am5:19 pm11:58 am (30.4°)91.630
47:07 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:43:11−0:595:34 am6:23 pm6:05 am5:51 pm6:38 am5:19 pm11:58 am (30.3°)91.615
57:08 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:42:15−0:565:35 am6:23 pm6:06 am5:51 pm6:39 am5:19 pm11:59 am (30.1°)91.602
67:09 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:41:22−0:535:35 am6:23 pm6:07 am5:51 pm6:40 am5:19 pm11:59 am (30.0°)91.588
77:09 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:40:32−0:495:36 am6:23 pm6:08 am5:51 pm6:40 am5:19 pm12:00 pm (29.9°)91.576
87:10 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:39:45−0:465:37 am6:23 pm6:09 am5:52 pm6:41 am5:19 pm12:00 pm (29.8°)91.563
97:11 am (119°)4:50 pm (241°)9:39:02−0:435:38 am6:23 pm6:09 am5:52 pm6:42 am5:19 pm12:01 pm (29.7°)91.552
107:12 am (119°)4:50 pm (241°)9:38:22−0:405:38 am6:24 pm6:10 am5:52 pm6:43 am5:19 pm12:01 pm (29.6°)91.541
117:13 am (119°)4:50 pm (241°)9:37:45−0:365:39 am6:24 pm6:11 am5:52 pm6:43 am5:19 pm12:01 pm (29.5°)91.530
127:13 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:37:11−0:335:40 am6:24 pm6:11 am5:52 pm6:44 am5:20 pm12:02 pm (29.5°)91.520
137:14 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:36:41−0:305:40 am6:24 pm6:12 am5:53 pm6:45 am5:20 pm12:02 pm (29.4°)91.510
147:15 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:36:15−0:265:41 am6:25 pm6:13 am5:53 pm6:46 am5:20 pm12:03 pm (29.3°)91.501
157:15 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:35:52−0:235:42 am6:25 pm6:13 am5:53 pm6:46 am5:20 pm12:03 pm (29.3°)91.493
167:16 am (119°)4:52 pm (241°)9:35:32−0:195:42 am6:25 pm6:14 am5:54 pm6:47 am5:21 pm12:04 pm (29.2°)91.485
177:17 am (119°)4:52 pm (241°)9:35:16−0:165:43 am6:26 pm6:15 am5:54 pm6:47 am5:21 pm12:04 pm (29.2°)91.477
187:17 am (119°)4:52 pm (241°)9:35:03−0:125:43 am6:26 pm6:15 am5:54 pm6:48 am5:22 pm12:05 pm (29.2°)91.470
197:18 am (119°)4:53 pm (241°)9:34:54−0:095:44 am6:27 pm6:16 am5:55 pm6:49 am5:22 pm12:05 pm (29.2°)91.463
207:18 am (119°)4:53 pm (241°)9:34:48−0:055:45 am6:27 pm6:16 am5:55 pm6:49 am5:23 pm12:06 pm (29.2°)91.456
217:19 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:34:46−0:025:45 am6:28 pm6:17 am5:56 pm6:50 am5:23 pm12:06 pm (29.1°)91.450
227:19 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:34:48+0:015:46 am6:28 pm6:17 am5:56 pm6:50 am5:24 pm12:07 pm (29.2°)91.444
237:20 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:34:53+0:055:46 am6:29 pm6:18 am5:57 pm6:51 am5:24 pm12:07 pm (29.2°)91.438
247:20 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:35:02+0:085:46 am6:29 pm6:18 am5:57 pm6:51 am5:25 pm12:08 pm (29.2°)91.433
257:21 am (119°)4:56 pm (241°)9:35:14+0:125:47 am6:30 pm6:19 am5:58 pm6:52 am5:25 pm12:08 pm (29.2°)91.428
267:21 am (119°)4:57 pm (241°)9:35:30+0:155:47 am6:30 pm6:19 am5:59 pm6:52 am5:26 pm12:09 pm (29.2°)91.424
277:21 am (119°)4:57 pm (241°)9:35:49+0:195:48 am6:31 pm6:19 am5:59 pm6:52 am5:26 pm12:09 pm (29.3°)91.420
287:22 am (119°)4:58 pm (241°)9:36:12+0:225:48 am6:32 pm6:20 am6:00 pm6:53 am5:27 pm12:10 pm (29.3°)91.416
297:22 am (119°)4:59 pm (241°)9:36:38+0:265:48 am6:32 pm6:20 am6:01 pm6:53 am5:28 pm12:10 pm (29.4°)91.412
307:22 am (119°)4:59 pm (241°)9:37:08+0:295:49 am6:33 pm6:20 am6:01 pm6:53 am5:29 pm12:11 pm (29.5°)91.410
317:22 am (119°)5:00 pm (241°)9:37:41+0:335:49 am6:34 pm6:21 am6:02 pm6:53 am5:29 pm12:11 pm (29.5°)91.407
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Palo Alto is at 1:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 10 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 6.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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