TODAY: 19 March 2018 Time is now 20:23 (GMT)
On 19 March 2018 (today) in Edinburgh the sun will rise (civil sunrise) at 6:15 AM.
On 19 March 2018 (today) in Edinburgh the sun will set (civil sunset) at 6:24 PM.
The above times show the sunrise and sunset times for today in Edinburgh, Midlothian. For the dawn, sunrise, dusk and sunset times for the next two months in Edinburgh see the table below.
|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Zenith||Twilight Begins||Twilight Ends|
|Mon Mar 19||06:15||18:24||12:20||05:38||19:01|
|Tue Mar 20||06:13||18:26||12:20||05:36||19:03|
|Wed Mar 21||06:10||18:28||12:19||05:33||19:05|
|Thu Mar 22||06:07||18:30||12:19||05:30||19:08|
|Fri Mar 23||06:05||18:33||12:19||05:28||19:10|
|Sat Mar 24||06:02||18:35||12:18||05:25||19:12|
|Sun Mar 25||07:00||19:36||13:18||06:22||20:14|
|Mon Mar 26||06:57||19:39||13:18||06:20||20:16|
|Tue Mar 27||06:54||19:41||13:17||06:17||20:18|
|Wed Mar 28||06:52||19:43||13:17||06:14||20:20|
|Thu Mar 29||06:49||19:45||13:17||06:11||20:22|
|Fri Mar 30||06:46||19:47||13:17||06:09||20:24|
|Sat Mar 31||06:44||19:49||13:16||06:06||20:26|
|Sun Apr 01||06:41||19:51||13:16||06:03||20:29|
|Mon Apr 02||06:39||19:53||13:16||06:00||20:31|
|Tue Apr 03||06:36||19:55||13:15||05:58||20:33|
|Wed Apr 04||06:33||19:57||13:15||05:55||20:35|
|Thu Apr 05||06:31||19:59||13:15||05:52||20:37|
|Fri Apr 06||06:28||20:01||13:14||05:50||20:39|
|Sat Apr 07||06:26||20:03||13:14||05:47||20:42|
|Sun Apr 08||06:23||20:05||13:14||05:44||20:44|
|Mon Apr 09||06:20||20:07||13:14||05:41||20:46|
|Tue Apr 10||06:18||20:09||13:13||05:39||20:48|
|Wed Apr 11||06:15||20:11||13:13||05:36||20:50|
|Thu Apr 12||06:13||20:13||13:13||05:33||20:53|
|Fri Apr 13||06:10||20:15||13:13||05:30||20:55|
|Sat Apr 14||06:08||20:17||13:12||05:28||20:57|
|Sun Apr 15||06:05||20:19||13:12||05:25||20:59|
|Mon Apr 16||06:03||20:21||13:12||05:22||21:02|
|Tue Apr 17||06:00||20:23||13:12||05:19||21:04|
|Wed Apr 18||05:58||20:25||13:11||05:17||21:06|
|Thu Apr 19||05:55||20:27||13:11||05:14||21:08|
|Fri Apr 20||05:53||20:29||13:11||05:11||21:11|
|Sat Apr 21||05:50||20:31||13:11||05:09||21:13|
|Sun Apr 22||05:48||20:33||13:11||05:06||21:15|
|Mon Apr 23||05:45||20:35||13:10||05:03||21:18|
|Tue Apr 24||05:43||20:37||13:10||05:01||21:20|
|Wed Apr 25||05:41||20:39||13:10||04:58||21:22|
|Thu Apr 26||05:38||20:41||13:10||04:55||21:24|
|Fri Apr 27||05:36||20:44||13:10||04:53||21:27|
|Sat Apr 28||05:34||20:46||13:10||04:50||21:29|
|Sun Apr 29||05:31||20:48||13:09||04:48||21:31|
|Mon Apr 30||05:29||20:50||13:09||04:45||21:34|
|Tue May 01||05:27||20:52||13:09||04:42||21:36|
|Wed May 02||05:25||20:54||13:09||04:40||21:38|
|Thu May 03||05:22||20:56||13:09||04:37||21:41|
|Fri May 04||05:20||20:58||13:09||04:35||21:43|
|Sat May 05||05:18||21:00||13:09||04:32||21:46|
|Sun May 06||05:16||21:02||13:09||04:30||21:48|
|Mon May 07||05:14||21:03||13:09||04:27||21:50|
|Tue May 08||05:12||21:05||13:09||04:25||21:53|
|Wed May 09||05:10||21:07||13:09||04:22||21:55|
|Thu May 10||05:08||21:09||13:09||04:20||21:57|
|Fri May 11||05:06||21:11||13:09||04:18||22:00|
|Sat May 12||05:04||21:13||13:09||04:15||22:02|
|Sun May 13||05:02||21:15||13:09||04:13||22:04|
|Mon May 14||05:00||21:17||13:09||04:11||22:06|
|Tue May 15||04:58||21:19||13:09||04:08||22:09|
|Wed May 16||04:56||21:21||13:09||04:06||22:11|
|Thu May 17||04:55||21:22||13:09||04:04||22:13|
|Fri May 18||04:53||21:24||13:09||04:02||22:16|
Other nearby towns may have slightly different sunrise and sunset times than Edinburgh. Choose another town/village for detailed information.
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The above image shows today's lunar phase, and will appear in the sky in this shape tonight. This represents the amount of the moon (the crescent) that will be visible from the earth, and depends on how much of it will be lit up by our sun.
Wondering what the difference is between civil twilight, nautical twilight and astronomical twilight times?
You may have come across the page because you wanted to find out what the sunrise or sunset times are for the Edinburgh area. Let's explain what those differences are, and how the different metrics are used.
Civil twilight Also known as 'civil dawn', this time begins when the geometric centre of the sun is 6° below the horizon. It also ends when the sun's centre reaches 0°50' below the horizon (dusk) Look out for the brightest planets during dusk and dawn - Venus (the morning star) can sometimes be seen by the naked eye during civil twilight.
Nautical twilight Also known as 'first light'. This begins when the geometric centre of the sun is 12° below the horizon, and ends when the centre reaches 0°50' below the horizon. Useful for sailors and navigators when the brightest stars and the sea's horizon is visible.
Astronomical twilight Defined as when the geometric centre of the sun is 18° below the earth's horizon. At this time (beginning and end of astronomical twilight) the skies should still appear completely dark to the naked eye, and all visible stars (on a clear night) can be seen.
Please note that all times predicted for Edinburgh are based on ideal weather conditions, and should be used as an approximate guide. We cannot be held liable for any incorrect data that our calculations return.