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Portland, Maine, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2019

Daylight

5:12 am – 8:03 pm
14 hours, 51 minutes

Current Time: May 19, 2019 at 6:40:56 pm

Sun Direction: 285° West

Sun Altitude: 13.0°

Sun Distance: 94.046 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2019 11:54 am (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 5:12 am 61° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:03 pm 299° Northwest

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2019 Sun Graph for Portland

December 2019 — Sun in Portland

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:54 am (120°)4:05 pm (240°)9:11:06−1:285:11 am5:47 pm5:46 am5:13 pm6:22 am4:37 pm11:29 am (24.5°)91.661
26:55 am (120°)4:05 pm (240°)9:09:41−1:255:12 am5:47 pm5:47 am5:13 pm6:23 am4:37 pm11:30 am (24.4°)91.645
36:56 am (120°)4:04 pm (240°)9:08:19−1:215:13 am5:47 pm5:48 am5:12 pm6:24 am4:37 pm11:30 am (24.3°)91.630
46:57 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:07:02−1:175:14 am5:47 pm5:49 am5:12 pm6:25 am4:36 pm11:31 am (24.1°)91.616
56:58 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:05:48−1:135:15 am5:47 pm5:50 am5:12 pm6:26 am4:36 pm11:31 am (24.0°)91.601
66:59 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:04:38−1:095:16 am5:47 pm5:51 am5:12 pm6:27 am4:36 pm11:31 am (23.9°)91.588
77:00 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:03:32−1:055:17 am5:47 pm5:52 am5:12 pm6:28 am4:36 pm11:32 am (23.8°)91.574
87:01 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:02:30−1:015:18 am5:47 pm5:52 am5:12 pm6:28 am4:36 pm11:32 am (23.6°)91.562
97:02 am (121°)4:03 pm (238°)9:01:32−0:575:18 am5:47 pm5:53 am5:12 pm6:29 am4:36 pm11:33 am (23.5°)91.549
107:03 am (122°)4:03 pm (238°)9:00:39−0:535:19 am5:47 pm5:54 am5:12 pm6:30 am4:36 pm11:33 am (23.5°)91.537
117:04 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:59:50−0:495:20 am5:47 pm5:55 am5:12 pm6:31 am4:36 pm11:34 am (23.4°)91.526
127:05 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:59:05−0:445:21 am5:47 pm5:56 am5:13 pm6:32 am4:36 pm11:34 am (23.3°)91.516
137:05 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:58:24−0:405:22 am5:48 pm5:56 am5:13 pm6:33 am4:37 pm11:35 am (23.2°)91.506
147:06 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:57:48−0:365:22 am5:48 pm5:57 am5:13 pm6:33 am4:37 pm11:35 am (23.2°)91.496
157:07 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:57:17−0:315:23 am5:48 pm5:58 am5:13 pm6:34 am4:37 pm11:36 am (23.1°)91.487
167:08 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:56:49−0:275:24 am5:48 pm5:59 am5:14 pm6:35 am4:37 pm11:36 am (23.1°)91.479
177:08 am (122°)4:05 pm (238°)8:56:27−0:225:24 am5:49 pm5:59 am5:14 pm6:35 am4:38 pm11:37 am (23.0°)91.471
187:09 am (122°)4:05 pm (238°)8:56:08−0:185:25 am5:49 pm6:00 am5:14 pm6:36 am4:38 pm11:37 am (23.0°)91.463
197:10 am (122°)4:05 pm (238°)8:55:55−0:135:25 am5:50 pm6:00 am5:15 pm6:37 am4:38 pm11:38 am (23.0°)91.457
207:10 am (122°)4:06 pm (238°)8:55:46−0:095:26 am5:50 pm6:01 am5:15 pm6:37 am4:39 pm11:38 am (22.9°)91.450
217:11 am (122°)4:06 pm (238°)8:55:41−0:045:27 am5:51 pm6:01 am5:16 pm6:38 am4:39 pm11:39 am (22.9°)91.444
227:11 am (122°)4:07 pm (238°)8:55:41< 1s5:27 am5:51 pm6:02 am5:16 pm6:38 am4:40 pm11:39 am (22.9°)91.438
237:12 am (122°)4:07 pm (238°)8:55:46+0:045:27 am5:52 pm6:02 am5:17 pm6:39 am4:40 pm11:40 am (22.9°)91.433
247:12 am (122°)4:08 pm (238°)8:55:55+0:095:28 am5:52 pm6:03 am5:17 pm6:39 am4:41 pm11:40 am (23.0°)91.428
257:12 am (122°)4:09 pm (238°)8:56:09+0:135:28 am5:53 pm6:03 am5:18 pm6:40 am4:41 pm11:41 am (23.0°)91.424
267:13 am (122°)4:09 pm (238°)8:56:28+0:185:29 am5:53 pm6:04 am5:18 pm6:40 am4:42 pm11:41 am (23.0°)91.419
277:13 am (122°)4:10 pm (238°)8:56:50+0:225:29 am5:54 pm6:04 am5:19 pm6:40 am4:43 pm11:41 am (23.1°)91.415
287:13 am (122°)4:11 pm (238°)8:57:18+0:275:29 am5:55 pm6:04 am5:20 pm6:41 am4:43 pm11:42 am (23.1°)91.412
297:14 am (122°)4:11 pm (238°)8:57:50+0:315:30 am5:55 pm6:05 am5:20 pm6:41 am4:44 pm11:42 am (23.2°)91.409
307:14 am (122°)4:12 pm (238°)8:58:26+0:365:30 am5:56 pm6:05 am5:21 pm6:41 am4:45 pm11:43 am (23.2°)91.406
317:14 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)8:59:07+0:405:30 am5:57 pm6:05 am5:22 pm6:41 am4:46 pm11:43 am (23.3°)91.403
* All times are local time for Portland. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:19 pm in Portland. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 31 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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