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Sacramento, California, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

6:19 am – 8:01 pm
13 hours, 42 minutes

Current Time: Aug 14, 2022 at 7:45:40 am
Sun Direction: 84° East
Sun Altitude: 15.6°
Sun Distance: 94.160 million mi
Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2022 6:03 pm (Autumnal)
Sunrise Today: 6:19 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 8:01 pm 289° West
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2022 Sun Graph for Sacramento

December 2022 — Sun in Sacramento

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:04 am (118°)4:45 pm (242°)9:40:16−1:115:30 am6:19 pm6:02 am5:47 pm6:35 am5:14 pm11:55 am (29.6°)91.660
27:05 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:39:08−1:085:31 am6:19 pm6:03 am5:47 pm6:36 am5:14 pm11:55 am (29.4°)91.645
37:06 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:38:03−1:055:32 am6:19 pm6:04 am5:47 pm6:37 am5:14 pm11:55 am (29.3°)91.630
47:07 am (118°)4:44 pm (242°)9:37:01−1:015:33 am6:19 pm6:05 am5:47 pm6:38 am5:14 pm11:56 am (29.1°)91.615
57:08 am (118°)4:44 pm (241°)9:36:02−0:585:33 am6:19 pm6:06 am5:47 pm6:39 am5:14 pm11:56 am (29.0°)91.602
67:09 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:35:06−0:555:34 am6:19 pm6:06 am5:47 pm6:39 am5:14 pm11:57 am (28.9°)91.588
77:10 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:34:14−0:525:35 am6:19 pm6:07 am5:47 pm6:40 am5:14 pm11:57 am (28.8°)91.576
87:11 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:33:25−0:485:36 am6:19 pm6:08 am5:47 pm6:41 am5:14 pm11:57 am (28.7°)91.563
97:12 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:32:40−0:455:36 am6:19 pm6:09 am5:47 pm6:42 am5:14 pm11:58 am (28.6°)91.552
107:12 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:31:58−0:425:37 am6:19 pm6:09 am5:47 pm6:43 am5:14 pm11:58 am (28.5°)91.541
117:13 am (119°)4:44 pm (241°)9:31:19−0:385:38 am6:20 pm6:10 am5:47 pm6:43 am5:14 pm11:59 am (28.4°)91.530
127:14 am (119°)4:45 pm (241°)9:30:44−0:355:39 am6:20 pm6:11 am5:48 pm6:44 am5:14 pm11:59 am (28.3°)91.520
137:15 am (119°)4:45 pm (241°)9:30:13−0:315:39 am6:20 pm6:12 am5:48 pm6:45 am5:15 pm12:00 pm (28.3°)91.510
147:15 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:29:45−0:275:40 am6:20 pm6:12 am5:48 pm6:46 am5:15 pm12:00 pm (28.2°)91.501
157:16 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:29:21−0:245:41 am6:21 pm6:13 am5:48 pm6:46 am5:15 pm12:01 pm (28.2°)91.493
167:17 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:29:00−0:205:41 am6:21 pm6:14 am5:49 pm6:47 am5:15 pm12:01 pm (28.1°)91.485
177:17 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:28:43−0:165:42 am6:21 pm6:14 am5:49 pm6:48 am5:16 pm12:02 pm (28.1°)91.477
187:18 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:28:30−0:135:42 am6:22 pm6:15 am5:50 pm6:48 am5:16 pm12:02 pm (28.0°)91.470
197:18 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:28:20−0:095:43 am6:22 pm6:15 am5:50 pm6:49 am5:17 pm12:03 pm (28.0°)91.463
207:19 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:28:14−0:055:44 am6:23 pm6:16 am5:50 pm6:49 am5:17 pm12:03 pm (28.0°)91.456
217:20 am (120°)4:48 pm (240°)9:28:12−0:025:44 am6:23 pm6:16 am5:51 pm6:50 am5:18 pm12:04 pm (28.0°)91.450
227:20 am (120°)4:48 pm (240°)9:28:14+0:015:45 am6:24 pm6:17 am5:51 pm6:50 am5:18 pm12:04 pm (28.0°)91.444
237:21 am (120°)4:49 pm (240°)9:28:19+0:055:45 am6:24 pm6:17 am5:52 pm6:51 am5:19 pm12:05 pm (28.0°)91.438
247:21 am (120°)4:49 pm (240°)9:28:28+0:095:45 am6:25 pm6:18 am5:53 pm6:51 am5:19 pm12:05 pm (28.0°)91.433
257:21 am (120°)4:50 pm (240°)9:28:41+0:125:46 am6:26 pm6:18 am5:53 pm6:52 am5:20 pm12:06 pm (28.1°)91.428
267:22 am (120°)4:51 pm (240°)9:28:58+0:165:46 am6:26 pm6:19 am5:54 pm6:52 am5:20 pm12:06 pm (28.1°)91.424
277:22 am (120°)4:51 pm (240°)9:29:18+0:205:47 am6:27 pm6:19 am5:54 pm6:52 am5:21 pm12:07 pm (28.1°)91.420
287:22 am (120°)4:52 pm (240°)9:29:42+0:235:47 am6:27 pm6:19 am5:55 pm6:53 am5:22 pm12:07 pm (28.2°)91.416
297:23 am (120°)4:53 pm (241°)9:30:09+0:275:47 am6:28 pm6:20 am5:56 pm6:53 am5:22 pm12:08 pm (28.3°)91.412
307:23 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:30:40+0:315:48 am6:29 pm6:20 am5:56 pm6:53 am5:23 pm12:08 pm (28.3°)91.410
317:23 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:31:15+0:345:48 am6:29 pm6:20 am5:57 pm6:53 am5:24 pm12:09 pm (28.4°)91.407
* All times are local time for Sacramento. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Sacramento is at 1:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 24 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 6 or December 7.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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