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Rochester, Minnesota, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

6:13 am – 8:14 pm
14 hours

Current Time: Aug 15, 2022 at 11:49:53 am
Sun Direction: 143° Southeast
Sun Altitude: 54.9°
Sun Distance: 94.142 million mi
Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2022 8:03 pm (Autumnal)
Sunrise Today: 6:13 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 8:14 pm 290° Northwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Rochester

December 2022 — Sun in Rochester

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:24 am (120°)4:32 pm (240°)9:08:16−1:285:41 am6:16 pm6:16 am5:41 pm6:52 am5:05 pm11:58 am (24.1°)91.661
27:25 am (120°)4:32 pm (239°)9:06:51−1:255:42 am6:15 pm6:17 am5:41 pm6:53 am5:05 pm11:59 am (24.0°)91.646
37:26 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)9:05:29−1:215:43 am6:15 pm6:18 am5:40 pm6:54 am5:04 pm11:59 am (23.8°)91.631
47:27 am (121°)4:32 pm (239°)9:04:12−1:175:44 am6:15 pm6:19 am5:40 pm6:55 am5:04 pm12:00 pm (23.7°)91.617
57:28 am (121°)4:31 pm (239°)9:02:58−1:135:45 am6:15 pm6:20 am5:40 pm6:56 am5:04 pm12:00 pm (23.6°)91.603
67:29 am (121°)4:31 pm (239°)9:01:49−1:095:46 am6:15 pm6:20 am5:40 pm6:57 am5:04 pm12:00 pm (23.5°)91.589
77:30 am (121°)4:31 pm (239°)9:00:43−1:055:46 am6:15 pm6:21 am5:40 pm6:58 am5:04 pm12:01 pm (23.4°)91.577
87:31 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:59:42−1:015:47 am6:15 pm6:22 am5:40 pm6:59 am5:04 pm12:01 pm (23.2°)91.564
97:32 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:58:45−0:575:48 am6:15 pm6:23 am5:40 pm6:59 am5:04 pm12:02 pm (23.2°)91.553
107:33 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:57:52−0:525:49 am6:15 pm6:24 am5:40 pm7:00 am5:04 pm12:02 pm (23.1°)91.542
117:34 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:57:04−0:485:50 am6:16 pm6:25 am5:40 pm7:01 am5:04 pm12:03 pm (23.0°)91.531
127:35 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:56:19−0:445:50 am6:16 pm6:25 am5:41 pm7:02 am5:04 pm12:03 pm (22.9°)91.521
137:36 am (122°)4:31 pm (238°)8:55:40−0:395:51 am6:16 pm6:26 am5:41 pm7:03 am5:04 pm12:04 pm (22.8°)91.511
147:36 am (122°)4:32 pm (238°)8:55:05−0:355:52 am6:16 pm6:27 am5:41 pm7:03 am5:05 pm12:04 pm (22.8°)91.502
157:37 am (122°)4:32 pm (238°)8:54:34−0:305:53 am6:17 pm6:28 am5:41 pm7:04 am5:05 pm12:05 pm (22.7°)91.493
167:38 am (122°)4:32 pm (238°)8:54:08−0:265:53 am6:17 pm6:28 am5:42 pm7:05 am5:05 pm12:05 pm (22.7°)91.485
177:39 am (123°)4:32 pm (237°)8:53:46−0:215:54 am6:17 pm6:29 am5:42 pm7:06 am5:05 pm12:06 pm (22.6°)91.477
187:39 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:53:29−0:165:54 am6:18 pm6:30 am5:42 pm7:06 am5:06 pm12:06 pm (22.6°)91.470
197:40 am (123°)4:33 pm (237°)8:53:17−0:125:55 am6:18 pm6:30 am5:43 pm7:07 am5:06 pm12:07 pm (22.6°)91.463
207:40 am (123°)4:34 pm (237°)8:53:09−0:075:56 am6:18 pm6:31 am5:43 pm7:07 am5:07 pm12:07 pm (22.6°)91.457
217:41 am (123°)4:34 pm (237°)8:53:06−0:035:56 am6:19 pm6:31 am5:44 pm7:08 am5:07 pm12:08 pm (22.6°)91.450
227:41 am (123°)4:35 pm (237°)8:53:08+0:015:57 am6:19 pm6:32 am5:44 pm7:08 am5:08 pm12:08 pm (22.6°)91.445
237:42 am (123°)4:35 pm (237°)8:53:14+0:065:57 am6:20 pm6:32 am5:45 pm7:09 am5:08 pm12:09 pm (22.6°)91.439
247:42 am (123°)4:36 pm (237°)8:53:25+0:105:57 am6:21 pm6:33 am5:45 pm7:09 am5:09 pm12:09 pm (22.6°)91.434
257:43 am (123°)4:36 pm (237°)8:53:41+0:155:58 am6:21 pm6:33 am5:46 pm7:10 am5:09 pm12:10 pm (22.6°)91.429
267:43 am (122°)4:37 pm (238°)8:54:01+0:205:58 am6:22 pm6:33 am5:47 pm7:10 am5:10 pm12:10 pm (22.7°)91.424
277:43 am (122°)4:38 pm (238°)8:54:26+0:245:59 am6:22 pm6:34 am5:47 pm7:10 am5:11 pm12:10 pm (22.7°)91.420
287:44 am (122°)4:39 pm (238°)8:54:55+0:295:59 am6:23 pm6:34 am5:48 pm7:11 am5:12 pm12:11 pm (22.8°)91.416
297:44 am (122°)4:39 pm (238°)8:55:29+0:345:59 am6:24 pm6:34 am5:49 pm7:11 am5:12 pm12:11 pm (22.8°)91.413
307:44 am (122°)4:40 pm (238°)8:56:08+0:385:59 am6:25 pm6:35 am5:50 pm7:11 am5:13 pm12:12 pm (22.9°)91.410
317:44 am (122°)4:41 pm (238°)8:56:51+0:436:00 am6:25 pm6:35 am5:50 pm7:11 am5:14 pm12:12 pm (23.0°)91.407
* All times are local time for Rochester. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Rochester is at 3:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 36 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 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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