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Daylight

6:00 am – 7:52 pm
13 hours, 51 minutes

Current Time: Aug 18, 2017 at 12:40:05 am

Sun Direction: 355° North

Sun Altitude: -32.8°

Sun Distance: 94.093 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2017 2:01 pm (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 6:00 am 71° East

Sunset Today: 7:52 pm 289° West

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December 2017 — Sun in Rapid City

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:08 am (120°)4:15 pm (240°)9:07:33−1:285:24 am5:59 pm5:59 am5:24 pm6:35 am4:48 pm11:42 am (24.0°)91.650
27:09 am (121°)4:15 pm (239°)9:06:09−1:245:25 am5:58 pm6:00 am5:24 pm6:36 am4:47 pm11:42 am (23.9°)91.635
37:10 am (121°)4:15 pm (239°)9:04:48−1:205:26 am5:58 pm6:01 am5:23 pm6:37 am4:47 pm11:42 am (23.8°)91.621
47:11 am (121°)4:14 pm (239°)9:03:31−1:165:27 am5:58 pm6:02 am5:23 pm6:38 am4:47 pm11:43 am (23.6°)91.608
57:12 am (121°)4:14 pm (239°)9:02:19−1:125:28 am5:58 pm6:03 am5:23 pm6:39 am4:47 pm11:43 am (23.5°)91.595
67:13 am (121°)4:14 pm (239°)9:01:10−1:085:29 am5:58 pm6:04 am5:23 pm6:40 am4:47 pm11:44 am (23.4°)91.582
77:14 am (121°)4:14 pm (238°)9:00:05−1:045:30 am5:58 pm6:05 am5:23 pm6:41 am4:47 pm11:44 am (23.3°)91.570
87:15 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:59:05−1:005:31 am5:58 pm6:06 am5:23 pm6:42 am4:47 pm11:44 am (23.2°)91.559
97:16 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:58:09−0:565:31 am5:58 pm6:06 am5:23 pm6:43 am4:47 pm11:45 am (23.1°)91.548
107:17 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:57:17−0:515:32 am5:58 pm6:07 am5:23 pm6:44 am4:47 pm11:45 am (23.0°)91.537
117:18 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:56:29−0:475:33 am5:59 pm6:08 am5:23 pm6:45 am4:47 pm11:46 am (22.9°)91.527
127:18 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:55:46−0:435:34 am5:59 pm6:09 am5:24 pm6:45 am4:47 pm11:46 am (22.8°)91.517
137:19 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:55:08−0:385:34 am5:59 pm6:10 am5:24 pm6:46 am4:47 pm11:47 am (22.8°)91.508
147:20 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:54:33−0:345:35 am5:59 pm6:10 am5:24 pm6:47 am4:48 pm11:47 am (22.7°)91.499
157:21 am (122°)4:15 pm (238°)8:54:04−0:295:36 am6:00 pm6:11 am5:24 pm6:48 am4:48 pm11:48 am (22.7°)91.490
167:21 am (123°)4:15 pm (237°)8:53:39−0:255:36 am6:00 pm6:12 am5:25 pm6:48 am4:48 pm11:48 am (22.6°)91.482
177:22 am (123°)4:15 pm (237°)8:53:18−0:205:37 am6:00 pm6:12 am5:25 pm6:49 am4:48 pm11:49 am (22.6°)91.474
187:23 am (123°)4:16 pm (237°)8:53:02−0:155:38 am6:01 pm6:13 am5:25 pm6:50 am4:49 pm11:49 am (22.6°)91.466
197:23 am (123°)4:16 pm (237°)8:52:51−0:115:38 am6:01 pm6:13 am5:26 pm6:50 am4:49 pm11:50 am (22.5°)91.459
207:24 am (123°)4:17 pm (237°)8:52:45−0:065:39 am6:02 pm6:14 am5:26 pm6:51 am4:50 pm11:50 am (22.5°)91.452
217:24 am (123°)4:17 pm (237°)8:52:43−0:015:39 am6:02 pm6:15 am5:27 pm6:51 am4:50 pm11:51 am (22.5°)91.446
227:25 am (123°)4:18 pm (237°)8:52:46+0:025:40 am6:03 pm6:15 am5:27 pm6:52 am4:51 pm11:51 am (22.5°)91.439
237:25 am (123°)4:18 pm (237°)8:52:53+0:075:40 am6:03 pm6:16 am5:28 pm6:52 am4:51 pm11:52 am (22.5°)91.434
247:26 am (123°)4:19 pm (237°)8:53:05+0:125:41 am6:04 pm6:16 am5:29 pm6:53 am4:52 pm11:52 am (22.6°)91.428
257:26 am (123°)4:19 pm (237°)8:53:22+0:165:41 am6:04 pm6:16 am5:29 pm6:53 am4:53 pm11:53 am (22.6°)91.423
267:26 am (123°)4:20 pm (238°)8:53:43+0:215:41 am6:05 pm6:17 am5:30 pm6:53 am4:53 pm11:53 am (22.6°)91.419
277:27 am (122°)4:21 pm (238°)8:54:09+0:265:42 am6:06 pm6:17 am5:30 pm6:54 am4:54 pm11:54 am (22.7°)91.415
287:27 am (122°)4:22 pm (238°)8:54:40+0:305:42 am6:06 pm6:17 am5:31 pm6:54 am4:55 pm11:54 am (22.7°)91.411
297:27 am (122°)4:22 pm (238°)8:55:15+0:355:42 am6:07 pm6:18 am5:32 pm6:54 am4:55 pm11:55 am (22.8°)91.408
307:27 am (122°)4:23 pm (238°)8:55:55+0:395:43 am6:08 pm6:18 am5:33 pm6:54 am4:56 pm11:55 am (22.8°)91.406
317:27 am (122°)4:24 pm (238°)8:56:39+0:445:43 am6:09 pm6:18 am5:33 pm6:54 am4:57 pm11:56 am (22.9°)91.404
* All times are local time for Rapid City. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:27 am in Rapid City. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 37 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 8 or December 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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