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Old 03-14-2009, 06:38 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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Default When does it get dark in your area?

in my area of Indiana during the Autumn/Winter months it is pitch black by 6:30 during the Spring/Summer its pitch black by 8:00.

What time does it get dark in your area?
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Old 03-14-2009, 06:46 PM
 
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In late December, it gets dark at 4:00. It is pitch black by 5:30.

In late June, it gets dark at 8:30. It is pitch black by 9:30.
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:06 PM
 
Location: Central Austin
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I'm in the western part of the Central Time Zone, so the sun rises and sets later than other parts of the country. In the winter, the earliest it sets is 5:30, and it's pitch black by 6:00. In the summer, the latest the sun sets is at 9:15 and it's pitch black by 9:45. Right now, the sun just set and it's getting darker as I type.
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Stumptown
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Southern Oregon, in summer the sun starts to set around 9:00 and it's dark by 10:00 or so at one extreme. On the other it starts setting around 4:30 and is dark by 5:30. The sun started setting around 7 today. It's 7:30 right now and still fairly light out. It'll be dark in about 20 minutes-ish probably.
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Old 03-14-2009, 09:37 PM
 
Location: pine tree monotony
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earliest the sun sets in shreve is 5:09 in Dec. around the 6th of Dec. The longest day of the year is 8:26pm in June. Conversely the sun rises around 7:25 in Dec. and around 6:00am in June. Ususally light out close to 9pm in early summer.
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Old 03-15-2009, 07:32 AM
 
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In Chicago during winter it sets around 430 and is pitch dark by around 5pm.

In summer it sets around 830, and is pitch dark by around 930 at the latest.

It rises at 715am in the winter, and it starts getting light out around 445am in the summer.
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Old 03-15-2009, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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It doesn't get dark here in the summer til about 9:00, right now it gets dark between 7 and 7:30 but it'll get longer and longer.
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Old 03-15-2009, 08:11 AM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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In Youngstown, on the longest day in summer, the sun rises around 5:45 and sets at around 9:00. The last bit of light in the western sky is gone by about 10:00.

Here is a really great site that shows sunrise, sunset, dawn, and dusk times for countries around the world in graph form: Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times around the World - Gaisma

Check out some places that are very far north (like Fairbanks, Alaska) for some interesting graphs.
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Old 03-15-2009, 01:58 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX (78201)
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in the summer, the sun doesn't even set till about 9ish, but you have to remember that SA is at about 29N in latitude
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Old 07-04-2012, 05:43 PM
 
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Smile in new yark city

this is in new yark city
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