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Rancho Santa Margarita, California, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

6:38 am – 6:47 pm
12 hours, 9 minutes

Current Time: Sep 21, 2020 at 4:42:48 am
Sun Direction: 72° East
Sun Altitude: -24.5°
Sun Distance: 93.318 million mi
Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2020 6:30 am (Autumnal)
Sunrise Today: 6:38 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 6:47 pm 271° West
Location of Rancho Santa MargaritaLocation

2020 Sun Graph for Rancho Santa Margarita

December 2020 — Sun in Rancho Santa Margarita

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:37 am (116°)4:41 pm (244°)10:04:36−0:575:09 am6:10 pm5:39 am5:39 pm6:10 am5:09 pm11:39 am (34.4°)91.645
26:38 am (116°)4:41 pm (244°)10:03:41−0:545:09 am6:10 pm5:40 am5:39 pm6:10 am5:09 pm11:40 am (34.3°)91.631
36:39 am (116°)4:41 pm (244°)10:02:49−0:525:10 am6:10 pm5:40 am5:39 pm6:11 am5:09 pm11:40 am (34.1°)91.617
46:39 am (117°)4:41 pm (243°)10:02:00−0:495:11 am6:10 pm5:41 am5:40 pm6:12 am5:09 pm11:40 am (34.0°)91.604
56:40 am (117°)4:41 pm (243°)10:01:13−0:465:12 am6:10 pm5:42 am5:40 pm6:13 am5:09 pm11:41 am (33.9°)91.591
66:41 am (117°)4:41 pm (243°)10:00:29−0:445:12 am6:10 pm5:43 am5:40 pm6:14 am5:09 pm11:41 am (33.8°)91.579
76:42 am (117°)4:42 pm (243°)9:59:47−0:415:13 am6:10 pm5:43 am5:40 pm6:14 am5:09 pm11:42 am (33.7°)91.567
86:42 am (117°)4:42 pm (243°)9:59:08−0:385:14 am6:10 pm5:44 am5:40 pm6:15 am5:09 pm11:42 am (33.6°)91.556
96:43 am (117°)4:42 pm (243°)9:58:32−0:355:14 am6:11 pm5:45 am5:40 pm6:16 am5:09 pm11:43 am (33.5°)91.545
106:44 am (117°)4:42 pm (243°)9:57:59−0:335:15 am6:11 pm5:45 am5:41 pm6:16 am5:09 pm11:43 am (33.4°)91.534
116:45 am (117°)4:42 pm (243°)9:57:29−0:305:16 am6:11 pm5:46 am5:41 pm6:17 am5:10 pm11:43 am (33.3°)91.524
126:45 am (118°)4:42 pm (242°)9:57:02−0:275:16 am6:11 pm5:47 am5:41 pm6:18 am5:10 pm11:44 am (33.2°)91.514
136:46 am (118°)4:43 pm (242°)9:56:38−0:245:17 am6:12 pm5:47 am5:41 pm6:19 am5:10 pm11:44 am (33.2°)91.504
146:47 am (118°)4:43 pm (242°)9:56:16−0:215:18 am6:12 pm5:48 am5:42 pm6:19 am5:11 pm11:45 am (33.1°)91.495
156:47 am (118°)4:43 pm (242°)9:55:58−0:185:18 am6:12 pm5:49 am5:42 pm6:20 am5:11 pm11:45 am (33.1°)91.486
166:48 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:55:42−0:155:19 am6:13 pm5:49 am5:42 pm6:20 am5:11 pm11:46 am (33.0°)91.477
176:49 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:55:30−0:125:19 am6:13 pm5:50 am5:43 pm6:21 am5:12 pm11:46 am (33.0°)91.469
186:49 am (118°)4:45 pm (242°)9:55:20−0:095:20 am6:14 pm5:50 am5:43 pm6:22 am5:12 pm11:47 am (33.0°)91.461
196:50 am (118°)4:45 pm (242°)9:55:14−0:065:21 am6:14 pm5:51 am5:44 pm6:22 am5:13 pm11:47 am (33.0°)91.453
206:50 am (118°)4:45 pm (242°)9:55:11−0:035:21 am6:15 pm5:52 am5:44 pm6:23 am5:13 pm11:48 am (32.9°)91.446
216:51 am (118°)4:46 pm (242°)9:55:11< 1s5:22 am6:15 pm5:52 am5:45 pm6:23 am5:14 pm11:48 am (32.9°)91.439
226:51 am (118°)4:47 pm (242°)9:55:13+0:025:22 am6:16 pm5:52 am5:45 pm6:24 am5:14 pm11:49 am (33.0°)91.433
236:52 am (118°)4:47 pm (242°)9:55:19+0:055:23 am6:16 pm5:53 am5:46 pm6:24 am5:15 pm11:49 am (33.0°)91.427
246:52 am (118°)4:48 pm (242°)9:55:28+0:085:23 am6:17 pm5:53 am5:46 pm6:25 am5:15 pm11:50 am (33.0°)91.422
256:53 am (118°)4:48 pm (242°)9:55:40+0:115:23 am6:17 pm5:54 am5:47 pm6:25 am5:16 pm11:50 am (33.0°)91.417
266:53 am (118°)4:49 pm (242°)9:55:55+0:145:24 am6:18 pm5:54 am5:48 pm6:25 am5:16 pm11:51 am (33.1°)91.413
276:53 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:56:13+0:175:24 am6:19 pm5:55 am5:48 pm6:26 am5:17 pm11:51 am (33.1°)91.409
286:54 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:56:34+0:205:25 am6:19 pm5:55 am5:49 pm6:26 am5:18 pm11:52 am (33.2°)91.406
296:54 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:56:58+0:235:25 am6:20 pm5:55 am5:49 pm6:26 am5:18 pm11:52 am (33.2°)91.404
306:54 am (117°)4:52 pm (243°)9:57:25+0:265:25 am6:21 pm5:56 am5:50 pm6:27 am5:19 pm11:53 am (33.3°)91.402
316:54 am (117°)4:52 pm (243°)9:57:53+0:285:26 am6:21 pm5:56 am5:51 pm6:27 am5:20 pm11:53 am (33.4°)91.400
* All times are local time for Rancho Santa Margarita. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 2:02 am in Rancho Santa Margarita. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 28 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 3 or December 4.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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