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Pierre, South Dakota, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2021

Daylight

6:30 am – 9:04 pm
14 hours, 34 minutes

Current Time: Aug 2, 2021 at 6:31:55 am
Sun Direction: 64° Northeast
Sun Altitude: 0.0°
Sun Distance: 94.333 million mi
Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2021 2:21 pm (Autumnal)
Sunrise Today: 6:30 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:04 pm 296° Northwest
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2021 Sun Graph for Pierre

December 2021 — Sun in Pierre

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:57 am (120°)5:03 pm (239°)9:05:38−1:296:13 am6:47 pm6:48 am6:12 pm7:24 am5:35 pm12:30 pm (23.8°)91.658
27:58 am (121°)5:02 pm (239°)9:04:12−1:256:14 am6:46 pm6:49 am6:11 pm7:26 am5:35 pm12:30 pm (23.6°)91.644
37:59 am (121°)5:02 pm (239°)9:02:51−1:216:15 am6:46 pm6:50 am6:11 pm7:27 am5:35 pm12:31 pm (23.5°)91.630
48:00 am (121°)5:02 pm (239°)9:01:33−1:176:16 am6:46 pm6:51 am6:11 pm7:28 am5:35 pm12:31 pm (23.3°)91.616
58:01 am (121°)5:02 pm (239°)9:00:19−1:136:17 am6:46 pm6:52 am6:11 pm7:29 am5:35 pm12:32 pm (23.2°)91.602
68:02 am (121°)5:02 pm (238°)8:59:10−1:096:18 am6:46 pm6:53 am6:11 pm7:29 am5:35 pm12:32 pm (23.1°)91.589
78:03 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)8:58:05−1:056:19 am6:46 pm6:54 am6:11 pm7:30 am5:35 pm12:33 pm (23.0°)91.576
88:04 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)8:57:03−1:016:20 am6:46 pm6:55 am6:11 pm7:31 am5:34 pm12:33 pm (22.9°)91.564
98:05 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)8:56:07−0:566:20 am6:46 pm6:56 am6:11 pm7:32 am5:35 pm12:33 pm (22.8°)91.551
108:06 am (122°)5:01 pm (238°)8:55:14−0:526:21 am6:46 pm6:56 am6:11 pm7:33 am5:35 pm12:34 pm (22.7°)91.539
118:07 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)8:54:26−0:486:22 am6:47 pm6:57 am6:11 pm7:34 am5:35 pm12:34 pm (22.6°)91.528
128:08 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)8:53:42−0:436:23 am6:47 pm6:58 am6:12 pm7:35 am5:35 pm12:35 pm (22.5°)91.517
138:09 am (122°)5:02 pm (238°)8:53:03−0:396:23 am6:47 pm6:59 am6:12 pm7:35 am5:35 pm12:35 pm (22.5°)91.507
148:09 am (123°)5:02 pm (237°)8:52:29−0:346:24 am6:47 pm6:59 am6:12 pm7:36 am5:35 pm12:36 pm (22.4°)91.497
158:10 am (123°)5:02 pm (237°)8:51:59−0:296:25 am6:48 pm7:00 am6:12 pm7:37 am5:36 pm12:36 pm (22.4°)91.487
168:11 am (123°)5:02 pm (237°)8:51:34−0:256:25 am6:48 pm7:01 am6:13 pm7:38 am5:36 pm12:37 pm (22.3°)91.478
178:12 am (123°)5:03 pm (237°)8:51:13−0:206:26 am6:48 pm7:01 am6:13 pm7:38 am5:36 pm12:37 pm (22.3°)91.470
188:12 am (123°)5:03 pm (237°)8:50:57−0:156:27 am6:49 pm7:02 am6:13 pm7:39 am5:37 pm12:38 pm (22.3°)91.462
198:13 am (123°)5:04 pm (237°)8:50:46−0:116:27 am6:49 pm7:03 am6:14 pm7:39 am5:37 pm12:38 pm (22.2°)91.455
208:13 am (123°)5:04 pm (237°)8:50:39−0:066:28 am6:50 pm7:03 am6:14 pm7:40 am5:37 pm12:39 pm (22.2°)91.448
218:14 am (123°)5:05 pm (237°)8:50:38−0:016:28 am6:50 pm7:04 am6:15 pm7:41 am5:38 pm12:39 pm (22.2°)91.442
228:14 am (123°)5:05 pm (237°)8:50:41+0:026:29 am6:51 pm7:04 am6:15 pm7:41 am5:38 pm12:40 pm (22.2°)91.436
238:15 am (123°)5:06 pm (237°)8:50:48+0:076:29 am6:51 pm7:05 am6:16 pm7:41 am5:39 pm12:40 pm (22.2°)91.431
248:15 am (123°)5:06 pm (237°)8:51:01+0:126:30 am6:52 pm7:05 am6:16 pm7:42 am5:40 pm12:41 pm (22.3°)91.427
258:16 am (123°)5:07 pm (237°)8:51:18+0:176:30 am6:52 pm7:05 am6:17 pm7:42 am5:40 pm12:41 pm (22.3°)91.423
268:16 am (123°)5:08 pm (237°)8:51:39+0:216:30 am6:53 pm7:06 am6:18 pm7:43 am5:41 pm12:42 pm (22.3°)91.419
278:16 am (123°)5:08 pm (237°)8:52:06+0:266:31 am6:54 pm7:06 am6:18 pm7:43 am5:42 pm12:42 pm (22.4°)91.416
288:16 am (123°)5:09 pm (237°)8:52:37+0:316:31 am6:54 pm7:06 am6:19 pm7:43 am5:42 pm12:43 pm (22.4°)91.414
298:17 am (122°)5:10 pm (238°)8:53:13+0:356:31 am6:55 pm7:07 am6:20 pm7:43 am5:43 pm12:43 pm (22.5°)91.412
308:17 am (122°)5:11 pm (238°)8:53:53+0:406:32 am6:56 pm7:07 am6:21 pm7:44 am5:44 pm12:44 pm (22.6°)91.410
318:17 am (122°)5:11 pm (238°)8:54:38+0:446:32 am6:57 pm7:07 am6:21 pm7:44 am5:45 pm12:44 pm (22.6°)91.409
* All times are local time for Pierre. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 9:59 am in Pierre. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 41 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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