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Ruidoso, New Mexico, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

5:59 am – 8:15 pm
14 hours, 16 minutes

Current Time: Jul 6, 2020 at 10:09:28 pm

Sun Direction: 316° Northwest

Sun Altitude: -19.8°

Sun Distance: 94.506 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2020 7:30 am (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 5:59 am 62° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:15 pm 298° Northwest

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2020 Sun Graph for Ruidoso

December 2020 — Sun in Ruidoso

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:48 am (116°)4:54 pm (244°)10:05:58−0:565:21 am6:22 pm5:51 am5:52 pm6:21 am5:21 pm11:51 am (34.7°)91.646
26:49 am (116°)4:54 pm (244°)10:05:04−0:545:21 am6:22 pm5:51 am5:52 pm6:22 am5:21 pm11:52 am (34.6°)91.631
36:50 am (116°)4:54 pm (244°)10:04:12−0:515:22 am6:22 pm5:52 am5:52 pm6:23 am5:21 pm11:52 am (34.4°)91.618
46:51 am (116°)4:54 pm (243°)10:03:23−0:495:23 am6:22 pm5:53 am5:52 pm6:24 am5:21 pm11:53 am (34.3°)91.604
56:52 am (117°)4:54 pm (243°)10:02:36−0:465:23 am6:22 pm5:54 am5:52 pm6:24 am5:22 pm11:53 am (34.2°)91.592
66:52 am (117°)4:54 pm (243°)10:01:53−0:435:24 am6:23 pm5:54 am5:52 pm6:25 am5:22 pm11:53 am (34.1°)91.579
76:53 am (117°)4:54 pm (243°)10:01:12−0:415:25 am6:23 pm5:55 am5:53 pm6:26 am5:22 pm11:54 am (34.0°)91.568
86:54 am (117°)4:55 pm (243°)10:00:33−0:385:26 am6:23 pm5:56 am5:53 pm6:27 am5:22 pm11:54 am (33.8°)91.556
96:55 am (117°)4:55 pm (243°)9:59:58−0:355:26 am6:23 pm5:56 am5:53 pm6:27 am5:22 pm11:55 am (33.8°)91.545
106:56 am (117°)4:55 pm (243°)9:59:25−0:325:27 am6:23 pm5:57 am5:53 pm6:28 am5:22 pm11:55 am (33.7°)91.535
116:56 am (117°)4:55 pm (243°)9:58:55−0:295:28 am6:24 pm5:58 am5:54 pm6:29 am5:23 pm11:56 am (33.6°)91.524
126:57 am (117°)4:55 pm (243°)9:58:28−0:275:28 am6:24 pm5:59 am5:54 pm6:29 am5:23 pm11:56 am (33.5°)91.514
136:58 am (118°)4:56 pm (242°)9:58:04−0:245:29 am6:24 pm5:59 am5:54 pm6:30 am5:23 pm11:57 am (33.5°)91.505
146:58 am (118°)4:56 pm (242°)9:57:42−0:215:30 am6:25 pm6:00 am5:54 pm6:31 am5:23 pm11:57 am (33.4°)91.495
156:59 am (118°)4:56 pm (242°)9:57:24−0:185:30 am6:25 pm6:00 am5:55 pm6:31 am5:24 pm11:58 am (33.4°)91.486
167:00 am (118°)4:57 pm (242°)9:57:09−0:155:31 am6:26 pm6:01 am5:55 pm6:32 am5:24 pm11:58 am (33.3°)91.478
177:00 am (118°)4:57 pm (242°)9:56:56−0:125:31 am6:26 pm6:02 am5:56 pm6:33 am5:25 pm11:59 am (33.3°)91.469
187:01 am (118°)4:58 pm (242°)9:56:47−0:095:32 am6:26 pm6:02 am5:56 pm6:33 am5:25 pm11:59 am (33.3°)91.461
197:01 am (118°)4:58 pm (242°)9:56:41−0:065:32 am6:27 pm6:03 am5:57 pm6:34 am5:25 pm12:00 pm (33.2°)91.454
207:02 am (118°)4:58 pm (242°)9:56:37−0:035:33 am6:27 pm6:03 am5:57 pm6:34 am5:26 pm12:00 pm (33.2°)91.446
217:02 am (118°)4:59 pm (242°)9:56:37< 1s5:33 am6:28 pm6:04 am5:58 pm6:35 am5:26 pm12:01 pm (33.2°)91.440
227:03 am (118°)4:59 pm (242°)9:56:40+0:025:34 am6:28 pm6:04 am5:58 pm6:35 am5:27 pm12:01 pm (33.2°)91.433
237:03 am (118°)5:00 pm (242°)9:56:45+0:055:34 am6:29 pm6:05 am5:59 pm6:36 am5:28 pm12:02 pm (33.3°)91.427
247:04 am (118°)5:01 pm (242°)9:56:54+0:085:35 am6:29 pm6:05 am5:59 pm6:36 am5:28 pm12:02 pm (33.3°)91.422
257:04 am (118°)5:01 pm (242°)9:57:06+0:115:35 am6:30 pm6:06 am6:00 pm6:37 am5:29 pm12:03 pm (33.3°)91.417
267:04 am (118°)5:02 pm (242°)9:57:20+0:145:36 am6:31 pm6:06 am6:00 pm6:37 am5:29 pm12:03 pm (33.3°)91.413
277:05 am (118°)5:02 pm (242°)9:57:38+0:175:36 am6:31 pm6:06 am6:01 pm6:37 am5:30 pm12:04 pm (33.4°)91.409
287:05 am (118°)5:03 pm (242°)9:57:59+0:205:36 am6:32 pm6:07 am6:02 pm6:38 am5:31 pm12:04 pm (33.4°)91.406
297:05 am (117°)5:04 pm (243°)9:58:22+0:235:37 am6:32 pm6:07 am6:02 pm6:38 am5:31 pm12:05 pm (33.5°)91.404
307:06 am (117°)5:04 pm (243°)9:58:49+0:265:37 am6:33 pm6:07 am6:03 pm6:38 am5:32 pm12:05 pm (33.6°)91.402
317:06 am (117°)5:05 pm (243°)9:59:17+0:285:37 am6:34 pm6:08 am6:04 pm6:39 am5:33 pm12:05 pm (33.6°)91.400
* All times are local time for Ruidoso. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 3:02 am in Ruidoso. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 25 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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