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Wilmington, Delaware, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

7:03 am – 4:38 pm
9 hours, 35 minutes

Current Time: Nov 30, 2022 at 1:12:19 pm
Sun Direction: 201° Southwest
Sun Altitude: 25.7°
Sun Distance: 91.676 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 4:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:03 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:38 pm 242° Southwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Wilmington

December 2022 — Sun in Wilmington

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:04 am (118°)4:38 pm (242°)9:34:02−1:155:28 am6:14 pm6:00 am5:41 pm6:34 am5:08 pm11:51 am (28.4°)91.662
27:05 am (118°)4:37 pm (242°)9:32:51−1:115:29 am6:13 pm6:01 am5:41 pm6:35 am5:07 pm11:51 am (28.3°)91.646
37:06 am (119°)4:37 pm (241°)9:31:42−1:085:29 am6:13 pm6:02 am5:41 pm6:36 am5:07 pm11:52 am (28.1°)91.632
47:07 am (119°)4:37 pm (241°)9:30:37−1:055:30 am6:13 pm6:03 am5:41 pm6:37 am5:07 pm11:52 am (28.0°)91.617
57:07 am (119°)4:37 pm (241°)9:29:35−1:025:31 am6:13 pm6:04 am5:41 pm6:37 am5:07 pm11:52 am (27.9°)91.603
67:08 am (119°)4:37 pm (241°)9:28:36−0:585:32 am6:13 pm6:05 am5:41 pm6:38 am5:07 pm11:53 am (27.7°)91.590
77:09 am (119°)4:37 pm (241°)9:27:41−0:555:33 am6:13 pm6:05 am5:41 pm6:39 am5:07 pm11:53 am (27.6°)91.577
87:10 am (119°)4:37 pm (241°)9:26:49−0:515:33 am6:14 pm6:06 am5:41 pm6:40 am5:07 pm11:54 am (27.5°)91.565
97:11 am (120°)4:37 pm (240°)9:26:01−0:485:34 am6:14 pm6:07 am5:41 pm6:41 am5:07 pm11:54 am (27.4°)91.553
107:12 am (120°)4:37 pm (240°)9:25:16−0:445:35 am6:14 pm6:08 am5:41 pm6:42 am5:07 pm11:55 am (27.3°)91.542
117:13 am (120°)4:37 pm (240°)9:24:36−0:405:36 am6:14 pm6:09 am5:41 pm6:42 am5:07 pm11:55 am (27.3°)91.531
127:13 am (120°)4:37 pm (240°)9:23:58−0:375:36 am6:14 pm6:09 am5:42 pm6:43 am5:08 pm11:55 am (27.2°)91.521
137:14 am (120°)4:38 pm (240°)9:23:25−0:335:37 am6:15 pm6:10 am5:42 pm6:44 am5:08 pm11:56 am (27.1°)91.512
147:15 am (120°)4:38 pm (240°)9:22:55−0:295:38 am6:15 pm6:11 am5:42 pm6:45 am5:08 pm11:56 am (27.0°)91.502
157:16 am (120°)4:38 pm (240°)9:22:29−0:255:38 am6:15 pm6:11 am5:42 pm6:45 am5:08 pm11:57 am (27.0°)91.494
167:16 am (120°)4:38 pm (240°)9:22:07−0:225:39 am6:16 pm6:12 am5:43 pm6:46 am5:09 pm11:57 am (27.0°)91.486
177:17 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:21:49−0:185:40 am6:16 pm6:13 am5:43 pm6:46 am5:09 pm11:58 am (26.9°)91.478
187:18 am (120°)4:39 pm (240°)9:21:34−0:145:40 am6:16 pm6:13 am5:43 pm6:47 am5:10 pm11:58 am (26.9°)91.470
197:18 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:21:24−0:105:41 am6:17 pm6:14 am5:44 pm6:48 am5:10 pm11:59 am (26.9°)91.463
207:19 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:21:17−0:065:41 am6:17 pm6:14 am5:44 pm6:48 am5:10 pm11:59 am (26.9°)91.457
217:19 am (120°)4:40 pm (240°)9:21:15−0:025:42 am6:18 pm6:15 am5:45 pm6:49 am5:11 pm12:00 pm (26.8°)91.451
227:20 am (120°)4:41 pm (240°)9:21:16+0:015:42 am6:18 pm6:15 am5:45 pm6:49 am5:11 pm12:00 pm (26.8°)91.445
237:20 am (120°)4:42 pm (240°)9:21:21+0:055:43 am6:19 pm6:16 am5:46 pm6:50 am5:12 pm12:01 pm (26.9°)91.439
247:21 am (120°)4:42 pm (240°)9:21:30+0:095:43 am6:19 pm6:16 am5:46 pm6:50 am5:13 pm12:01 pm (26.9°)91.434
257:21 am (120°)4:43 pm (240°)9:21:43+0:125:44 am6:20 pm6:17 am5:47 pm6:51 am5:13 pm12:02 pm (26.9°)91.429
267:21 am (120°)4:43 pm (240°)9:22:00+0:165:44 am6:21 pm6:17 am5:48 pm6:51 am5:14 pm12:02 pm (26.9°)91.424
277:22 am (120°)4:44 pm (240°)9:22:20+0:205:45 am6:21 pm6:17 am5:48 pm6:51 am5:14 pm12:03 pm (27.0°)91.420
287:22 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:22:45+0:245:45 am6:22 pm6:18 am5:49 pm6:52 am5:15 pm12:03 pm (27.0°)91.416
297:22 am (120°)4:45 pm (240°)9:23:13+0:285:45 am6:22 pm6:18 am5:50 pm6:52 am5:16 pm12:04 pm (27.1°)91.413
307:22 am (120°)4:46 pm (240°)9:23:45+0:325:45 am6:23 pm6:18 am5:50 pm6:52 am5:17 pm12:04 pm (27.1°)91.410
317:23 am (120°)4:47 pm (240°)9:24:21+0:355:46 am6:24 pm6:18 am5:51 pm6:52 am5:17 pm12:05 pm (27.2°)91.407
* All times are local time for Wilmington. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Wilmington is at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 38 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 7 or December 8.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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