Sunrise and sunset times

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London, United Kingdom - Position of the sun in the sky on December 19, 2018

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  Time: Duration:
Astronomical twilight 05:58 - 06:39 40 min.
Nautical twilight 06:39 - 07:22 43 min.
Civil twilight 07:22 - 08:02 40 min.
Sunrise 08:02
Golden Hour 08:02 - 09:01 59 min.
Zenit 11:57
Golden Hour 14:53 - 15:52 59 min.
Sunset 15:52
Civil twilight 15:52 - 16:32 40 min.
Nautical twilight 16:32 - 17:16 43 min.
Astronomical twilight 17:16 - 17:56 40 min.
Day / night length in December :
Day (the sun above the horizon) 7 h 50 min.
Twilight and night (the sun under the horizon) 16 h 9 min.
- of which astronomical night 12 h 1 min.
During the month of December, the daylight changes:
- total 15 min. *
morning - the sun rises later : 22 min. *
evening - the sun sets later: 7 min. *

* Small discrepancies in calculations might occur due to round-off errors.

Position of the sun in the sky on December 19, 2018 at 12:21 PM :
Position Day
Azimuth 181° / South
Elevation 15°
Latitude 51° 30'
Longitude -0° 6'

What time is it dark today?

On 19 December the sun rises at 08:02 and sets at 15:52. The sun is 7 h 50 min. above the horizon, the daylight. The morning astronomical twilling starts at 05:58, the evening astronomical twilling ends at 17:56, the sky is complettely dark.




Table of the times of sunrise and sunset in 2018, London

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Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
108:0516:0207:3716:5006:4417:4106:3419:3405:3120:2404:4821:0804:4721:2005:2520:4806:1319:4607:0118:3806:5416:3307:4415:54
208:0516:0307:3616:5206:4217:4206:3219:3505:2920:2504:4721:0904:4821:2005:2620:4606:1519:4407:0318:3506:5616:3107:4515:54
308:0516:0407:3416:5406:3917:4406:2919:3705:2720:2704:4621:1004:4921:2005:2820:4506:1719:4207:0518:3306:5816:2907:4715:53
408:0516:0607:3216:5506:3717:4606:2719:3905:2520:2804:4621:1104:5021:1905:2920:4306:1819:4007:0618:3107:0016:2707:4815:53
508:0416:0707:3116:5706:3517:4806:2519:4005:2320:3004:4521:1204:5121:1905:3120:4106:2019:3707:0818:2907:0116:2607:4915:52
608:0416:0807:2916:5906:3317:4906:2319:4205:2220:3204:4521:1304:5221:1805:3220:3906:2119:3507:1018:2607:0316:2407:5015:52
708:0416:0907:2717:0106:3117:5106:2019:4405:2020:3304:4421:1404:5221:1805:3420:3806:2319:3307:1118:2407:0516:2207:5215:52
808:0316:1107:2617:0306:2817:5306:1819:4505:1820:3504:4421:1504:5321:1705:3520:3606:2519:3007:1318:2207:0716:2107:5315:51
908:0316:1207:2417:0506:2617:5506:1619:4705:1620:3604:4321:1504:5421:1605:3720:3406:2619:2807:1518:2007:0916:1907:5415:51
1008:0216:1307:2217:0606:2417:5606:1419:4905:1520:3804:4321:1604:5521:1505:3820:3206:2819:2607:1618:1707:1016:1807:5515:51
1108:0116:1507:2017:0806:2217:5806:1219:5005:1320:4004:4321:1704:5721:1505:4020:3006:2919:2407:1818:1507:1216:1607:5615:51
1208:0116:1607:1817:1006:1918:0006:0919:5205:1220:4104:4221:1704:5821:1405:4220:2806:3119:2107:2018:1307:1416:1507:5715:51
1308:0016:1807:1617:1206:1718:0206:0719:5405:1020:4304:4221:1804:5921:1305:4320:2606:3319:1907:2118:1107:1516:1307:5815:51
1407:5916:1907:1517:1406:1518:0306:0519:5505:0920:4404:4221:1905:0021:1205:4520:2406:3419:1707:2318:0907:1716:1207:5915:51
1507:5816:2107:1317:1606:1318:0506:0319:5705:0720:4604:4221:1905:0121:1105:4620:2206:3619:1407:2518:0707:1916:1007:5915:51
1607:5716:2207:1117:1706:1018:0706:0119:5905:0620:4704:4221:2005:0221:1005:4820:2006:3719:1207:2718:0407:2116:0908:0015:51
1707:5616:2407:0917:1906:0818:0805:5920:0005:0420:4904:4221:2005:0421:0905:5020:1806:3919:1007:2818:0207:2216:0808:0115:52
1807:5516:2607:0717:2106:0618:1005:5720:0205:0320:5004:4221:2005:0521:0805:5120:1606:4019:0707:3018:0007:2416:0708:0215:52
1907:5416:2707:0517:2306:0318:1205:5420:0405:0220:5104:4221:2105:0621:0705:5320:1406:4219:0507:3217:5807:2616:0508:0215:52
2007:5316:2907:0317:2506:0118:1305:5220:0505:0020:5304:4221:2105:0721:0505:5420:1206:4419:0307:3317:5607:2716:0408:0315:53
2107:5216:3107:0117:2605:5918:1505:5020:0704:5920:5404:4321:2105:0921:0405:5620:1006:4519:0107:3517:5407:2916:0308:0315:53
2207:5116:3206:5917:2805:5718:1705:4820:0904:5820:5604:4321:2105:1021:0305:5820:0806:4718:5807:3717:5207:3016:0208:0415:54
2307:5016:3406:5617:3005:5418:1905:4620:1004:5720:5704:4321:2105:1221:0205:5920:0606:4918:5607:3917:5007:3216:0108:0415:54
2407:4916:3606:5417:3205:5218:2005:4420:1204:5520:5804:4421:2205:1321:0006:0120:0406:5018:5407:4017:4807:3416:0008:0515:55
2507:4716:3806:5217:3406:5019:2205:4220:1404:5421:0004:4421:2205:1420:5906:0220:0206:5218:5107:4217:4607:3515:5908:0515:56
2607:4616:3906:5017:3506:4819:2405:4020:1504:5321:0104:4421:2105:1620:5706:0420:0006:5318:4907:4417:4407:3715:5808:0515:56
2707:4516:4106:4817:3706:4519:2505:3820:1704:5221:0204:4521:2105:1720:5606:0519:5706:5518:4707:4617:4207:3815:5708:0515:57
2807:4316:4306:4617:3906:4319:2705:3620:1904:5121:0304:4621:2105:1920:5406:0719:5506:5718:4406:4716:4007:4015:5708:0515:58
2907:4216:4506:4119:2905:3420:2004:5021:0504:4621:2105:2020:5306:0919:5306:5818:4206:4916:3807:4115:5608:0615:59
3007:4016:4606:3819:3005:3220:2204:4921:0604:4721:2105:2220:5106:1019:5107:0018:4006:5116:3607:4315:5508:0616:00
3107:3916:4806:3619:3204:4921:0705:2320:5006:1219:4906:5316:3508:0616:01

Interactive graph with the sunrise and sunset times and the day length during the year 2018, London

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Dusk: The start of the astronomical twilight. The time of the first sunlights, from this moment the sky becomes lighter!
During nautical twilight the illumination is such that the horizon is still visible and vague outlines of ground objects may be distinguishable, but not details.
Civil twilight can also be described as the limit at which twilight illumination is sufficient, under clear weather conditions. At the beginning of morning civil twilight, or end of evening civil twilight, the horizon is clearly defined.
Sunrise: The sun rises and the geometric center of the sun is on the horizon.
Sunset: The sun sets and the geometric center of the sun is on the horizon.
Dark: the astronomical twilight, the evening twilight ends and night begins. There is no color in the sky during astronomical twilight.