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Sacramento, California, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2020

Daylight

5:47 am – 8:33 pm
14 hours, 46 minutes

Current Time: Jul 4, 2020 at 10:23:20 am

Sun Direction: 102° East

Sun Altitude: 51.2°

Sun Distance: 94.507 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2020 6:30 am (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 5:47 am 60° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:33 pm 300° Northwest

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2020 Sun Graph for Sacramento

December 2020 — Sun in Sacramento

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:05 am (118°)4:45 pm (242°)9:39:43−1:095:31 am6:19 pm6:03 am5:47 pm6:35 am5:14 pm11:55 am (29.5°)91.645
27:06 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:38:37−1:065:31 am6:19 pm6:03 am5:47 pm6:36 am5:14 pm11:55 am (29.3°)91.631
37:07 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:37:33−1:035:32 am6:19 pm6:04 am5:47 pm6:37 am5:14 pm11:56 am (29.2°)91.617
47:08 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:36:33−1:005:33 am6:19 pm6:05 am5:47 pm6:38 am5:14 pm11:56 am (29.1°)91.604
57:09 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:35:35−0:575:34 am6:19 pm6:06 am5:47 pm6:39 am5:14 pm11:56 am (29.0°)91.591
67:09 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:34:41−0:535:35 am6:19 pm6:07 am5:47 pm6:40 am5:14 pm11:57 am (28.8°)91.579
77:10 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:33:51−0:505:35 am6:19 pm6:08 am5:47 pm6:41 am5:14 pm11:57 am (28.7°)91.567
87:11 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:33:03−0:475:36 am6:19 pm6:08 am5:47 pm6:41 am5:14 pm11:58 am (28.6°)91.556
97:12 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:32:20−0:435:37 am6:19 pm6:09 am5:47 pm6:42 am5:14 pm11:58 am (28.5°)91.545
107:13 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:31:39−0:405:38 am6:20 pm6:10 am5:47 pm6:43 am5:14 pm11:59 am (28.4°)91.534
117:13 am (119°)4:45 pm (241°)9:31:02−0:365:38 am6:20 pm6:11 am5:47 pm6:44 am5:14 pm11:59 am (28.4°)91.524
127:14 am (119°)4:45 pm (241°)9:30:29−0:335:39 am6:20 pm6:11 am5:48 pm6:45 am5:14 pm12:00 pm (28.3°)91.514
137:15 am (119°)4:45 pm (240°)9:29:59−0:295:40 am6:20 pm6:12 am5:48 pm6:45 am5:15 pm12:00 pm (28.2°)91.504
147:16 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:29:33−0:265:40 am6:21 pm6:13 am5:48 pm6:46 am5:15 pm12:00 pm (28.2°)91.495
157:16 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:29:11−0:225:41 am6:21 pm6:13 am5:49 pm6:47 am5:15 pm12:01 pm (28.1°)91.486
167:17 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:28:52−0:185:42 am6:21 pm6:14 am5:49 pm6:47 am5:16 pm12:01 pm (28.1°)91.477
177:18 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:28:37−0:155:42 am6:22 pm6:15 am5:49 pm6:48 am5:16 pm12:02 pm (28.1°)91.469
187:18 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:28:25−0:115:43 am6:22 pm6:15 am5:50 pm6:48 am5:16 pm12:02 pm (28.0°)91.461
197:19 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:28:17−0:075:43 am6:23 pm6:16 am5:50 pm6:49 am5:17 pm12:03 pm (28.0°)91.453
207:19 am (120°)4:48 pm (240°)9:28:13−0:045:44 am6:23 pm6:16 am5:51 pm6:50 am5:17 pm12:03 pm (28.0°)91.446
217:20 am (120°)4:48 pm (240°)9:28:13< 1s5:44 am6:24 pm6:17 am5:51 pm6:50 am5:18 pm12:04 pm (28.0°)91.439
227:20 am (120°)4:49 pm (240°)9:28:16+0:035:45 am6:24 pm6:17 am5:52 pm6:51 am5:18 pm12:04 pm (28.0°)91.433
237:21 am (120°)4:49 pm (240°)9:28:24+0:075:45 am6:25 pm6:18 am5:52 pm6:51 am5:19 pm12:05 pm (28.0°)91.427
247:21 am (120°)4:50 pm (240°)9:28:35+0:105:46 am6:25 pm6:18 am5:53 pm6:51 am5:20 pm12:05 pm (28.1°)91.422
257:22 am (120°)4:50 pm (240°)9:28:49+0:145:46 am6:26 pm6:18 am5:54 pm6:52 am5:20 pm12:06 pm (28.1°)91.417
267:22 am (120°)4:51 pm (240°)9:29:08+0:185:46 am6:26 pm6:19 am5:54 pm6:52 am5:21 pm12:06 pm (28.1°)91.413
277:22 am (120°)4:52 pm (240°)9:29:30+0:225:47 am6:27 pm6:19 am5:55 pm6:52 am5:21 pm12:07 pm (28.2°)91.409
287:23 am (120°)4:52 pm (240°)9:29:55+0:255:47 am6:28 pm6:19 am5:55 pm6:53 am5:22 pm12:07 pm (28.2°)91.406
297:23 am (119°)4:53 pm (241°)9:30:24+0:295:47 am6:28 pm6:20 am5:56 pm6:53 am5:23 pm12:08 pm (28.3°)91.404
307:23 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:30:57+0:325:48 am6:29 pm6:20 am5:57 pm6:53 am5:24 pm12:08 pm (28.4°)91.402
317:23 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:31:33+0:355:48 am6:30 pm6:20 am5:58 pm6:53 am5:24 pm12:09 pm (28.4°)91.400
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 Sacramento. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 24 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 6.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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