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Seattle, Washington, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2024

Daylight

5:18 am – 8:56 pm
15 hours, 38 minutes

Current Time: May 28, 2024 at 1:36:40 pm
Sun Direction: 196° South
Sun Altitude: 63.3°
Sun Distance: 94.212 million mi
Next Solstice: Jun 20, 2024 1:50 pm (Summer)
Sunrise Today: 5:18 am 56° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:56 pm 304° Northwest
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2024 Sun Graph for Seattle

December 2024 — Sun in Seattle

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:37 am (123°)4:19 pm (237°)8:42:05−1:405:46 am6:10 pm6:23 am5:33 pm7:02 am4:54 pm11:58 am (20.5°)91.653
27:38 am (123°)4:19 pm (237°)8:40:28−1:365:47 am6:10 pm6:24 am5:33 pm7:03 am4:54 pm11:59 am (20.3°)91.638
37:39 am (123°)4:18 pm (237°)8:38:56−1:325:48 am6:10 pm6:25 am5:33 pm7:04 am4:54 pm11:59 am (20.2°)91.624
47:41 am (123°)4:18 pm (237°)8:37:29−1:275:49 am6:10 pm6:26 am5:32 pm7:05 am4:53 pm11:59 am (20.0°)91.610
57:42 am (123°)4:18 pm (236°)8:36:06−1:225:50 am6:09 pm6:27 am5:32 pm7:06 am4:53 pm12:00 pm (19.9°)91.596
67:43 am (124°)4:18 pm (236°)8:34:48−1:185:51 am6:09 pm6:28 am5:32 pm7:07 am4:53 pm12:00 pm (19.8°)91.583
77:44 am (124°)4:17 pm (236°)8:33:34−1:135:52 am6:09 pm6:29 am5:32 pm7:08 am4:53 pm12:01 pm (19.7°)91.570
87:45 am (124°)4:17 pm (236°)8:32:26−1:085:53 am6:09 pm6:30 am5:32 pm7:09 am4:53 pm12:01 pm (19.6°)91.557
97:46 am (124°)4:17 pm (236°)8:31:22−1:035:54 am6:09 pm6:31 am5:32 pm7:10 am4:53 pm12:02 pm (19.5°)91.545
107:47 am (124°)4:17 pm (236°)8:30:24−0:585:54 am6:10 pm6:32 am5:32 pm7:11 am4:53 pm12:02 pm (19.4°)91.533
117:48 am (124°)4:17 pm (236°)8:29:30−0:535:55 am6:10 pm6:33 am5:32 pm7:12 am4:53 pm12:03 pm (19.3°)91.522
127:49 am (125°)4:17 pm (235°)8:28:42−0:485:56 am6:10 pm6:33 am5:32 pm7:13 am4:53 pm12:03 pm (19.3°)91.511
137:49 am (125°)4:17 pm (235°)8:27:59−0:435:57 am6:10 pm6:34 am5:33 pm7:13 am4:53 pm12:03 pm (19.2°)91.501
147:50 am (125°)4:18 pm (235°)8:27:21−0:375:57 am6:10 pm6:35 am5:33 pm7:14 am4:54 pm12:04 pm (19.2°)91.492
157:51 am (125°)4:18 pm (235°)8:26:48−0:325:58 am6:11 pm6:36 am5:33 pm7:15 am4:54 pm12:04 pm (19.1°)91.483
167:52 am (125°)4:18 pm (235°)8:26:21−0:275:59 am6:11 pm6:36 am5:33 pm7:16 am4:54 pm12:05 pm (19.1°)91.474
177:52 am (125°)4:18 pm (235°)8:25:59−0:215:59 am6:11 pm6:37 am5:34 pm7:16 am4:54 pm12:05 pm (19.0°)91.467
187:53 am (125°)4:19 pm (235°)8:25:43−0:166:00 am6:12 pm6:38 am5:34 pm7:17 am4:55 pm12:06 pm (19.0°)91.459
197:54 am (125°)4:19 pm (235°)8:25:31−0:116:01 am6:12 pm6:38 am5:35 pm7:18 am4:55 pm12:06 pm (19.0°)91.453
207:54 am (125°)4:20 pm (235°)8:25:26−0:056:01 am6:13 pm6:39 am5:35 pm7:18 am4:56 pm12:07 pm (19.0°)91.447
217:55 am (125°)4:20 pm (235°)8:25:25< 1s6:02 am6:13 pm6:39 am5:36 pm7:19 am4:56 pm12:07 pm (19.0°)91.441
227:55 am (125°)4:21 pm (235°)8:25:31+0:056:02 am6:14 pm6:40 am5:36 pm7:19 am4:57 pm12:08 pm (19.0°)91.436
237:56 am (125°)4:21 pm (235°)8:25:41+0:106:03 am6:14 pm6:40 am5:37 pm7:19 am4:57 pm12:08 pm (19.0°)91.431
247:56 am (125°)4:22 pm (235°)8:25:57+0:166:03 am6:15 pm6:41 am5:37 pm7:20 am4:58 pm12:09 pm (19.0°)91.427
257:56 am (125°)4:23 pm (235°)8:26:19+0:216:03 am6:15 pm6:41 am5:38 pm7:20 am4:59 pm12:09 pm (19.1°)91.423
267:56 am (125°)4:23 pm (235°)8:26:46+0:266:04 am6:16 pm6:41 am5:39 pm7:20 am4:59 pm12:10 pm (19.1°)91.420
277:57 am (125°)4:24 pm (235°)8:27:18+0:326:04 am6:17 pm6:41 am5:39 pm7:21 am5:00 pm12:10 pm (19.1°)91.417
287:57 am (125°)4:25 pm (235°)8:27:55+0:376:04 am6:18 pm6:42 am5:40 pm7:21 am5:01 pm12:11 pm (19.2°)91.414
297:57 am (125°)4:26 pm (235°)8:28:38+0:426:04 am6:18 pm6:42 am5:41 pm7:21 am5:02 pm12:11 pm (19.3°)91.412
307:57 am (124°)4:27 pm (236°)8:29:26+0:486:05 am6:19 pm6:42 am5:42 pm7:21 am5:02 pm12:12 pm (19.3°)91.410
317:57 am (124°)4:28 pm (236°)8:30:20+0:536:05 am6:20 pm6:42 am5:42 pm7:21 am5:03 pm12:12 pm (19.4°)91.409
* All times are local time for Seattle. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Seattle is at 1:20 am on Saturday, December 21, 2024. In terms of daylight, this day is 7 hours, 34 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 10. The latest sunrise is on December 31 or January 1.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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