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Daily Rise/set and Twilight times for the British Isles

Locations for which daily rise/set and twilight times are available

The table below gives the times of sunrise and sunset, the start of morning and the end of evening civil, nautical and astronomical twilights, the start and end of the Hours of Darkness† and moonrise and moonset times for 2014 September 01 for a selection of 110 locations across the British Isles. Information on the phase, age and illuminated fraction of the Moon at 0 hours on 2014 September 01 can also be found at the foot of the table.

The map on the left shows the distribution of locations for which data have been generated in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the Isles of Scilly. A Javascript version of this map incorporating the data presented below is also available by using the map as a link. Following this link will open a new window.

If you are at a location other than one of those listed below, please choose the nearest town or city in the table to your location. By adopting the data for this location, the timings of rise/set, twilights or Hours of Darkness should be within 2 or 3 minutes of the correct value for your location.

† — The Road Vehicle Lighting Regulations 1989 introduced the term "Hours of Darkness" in place of "lighting-up period". During the Hours of Darkness vehicle headlights must be used. During the half hour intervals from sunset to the beginning of the Hours of Darkness and from the end of the Hours of Darkness to sunrise at least sidelights must be used.



Sun rise/set, twilights, Hours of Darkness and Moon rise/set times (in BST) for 2014 September 01
LocationSunCivil
Twilight
Nautical
Twilight
Astronomical
Twilight
Hours of
Darkness
Moon
RiseSetStartEndStartEndStartEndEndStartRiseSet
Top of page England
Barnstaple06:2920:0205:5520:3705:1221:1904:2522:0505:5920:3213:4523:06
Basingstoke06:1719:5105:4220:2505:0021:0804:1321:5405:4720:2113:3322:53
Birmingham06:1819:5605:4220:3204:5821:1504:0922:0405:4820:2613:4122:52
Blackpool06:2020:0305:4320:4004:5721:2504:0522:1705:5020:3313:5122:52
Brighton06:1419:4605:4020:2004:5721:0204:1121:4805:4420:1613:2822:51
Bristol06:2319:5705:4820:3205:0521:1404:1822:0105:5320:2713:4022:59
Cambridge06:1119:4705:3520:2304:5121:0604:0221:5505:4120:1713:3122:45
Carlisle06:1820:0405:4020:4204:5221:3003:5722:2405:4820:3413:5522:47
Catterick06:1419:5805:3620:3604:4921:2203:5622:1505:4420:2813:4722:44
Colchester06:0819:4405:3320:1904:4921:0204:0121:5005:3820:1413:2722:43
Dover06:0819:4105:3320:1504:5120:5804:0421:4405:3820:1113:2322:44
Exeter06:2819:5905:5320:3405:1121:1504:2522:0105:5820:2913:4123:05
Falmouth06:3520:0506:0120:3805:2021:2004:3422:0406:0520:3513:4623:14
Gloucester06:2119:5605:4520:3105:0221:1404:1422:0205:5120:2613:4022:56
Hastings06:1119:4305:3720:1804:5421:0004:0821:4605:4120:1313:2522:48
Hereford06:2219:5805:4720:3405:0321:1704:1522:0505:5220:2813:4322:57
Hull06:1019:5205:3320:2904:4721:1403:5522:0605:4020:2213:3922:41
Ipswich06:0719:4305:3120:1804:4821:0203:5921:5005:3720:1313:2722:41
Kendal06:1820:0305:4120:4004:5421:2704:0022:1905:4820:3313:5122:48
King's Lynn06:0919:4705:3220:2304:4821:0703:5821:5705:3920:1713:3222:42
Leeds06:1419:5705:3720:3404:5121:1903:5922:1105:4420:2713:4422:46
Leicester06:1519:5305:3920:2904:5521:1304:0522:0205:4520:2313:3822:49
Lincoln06:1119:5205:3520:2804:5021:1303:5922:0305:4120:2213:3822:44
Liverpool06:2120:0205:4420:3804:5921:2304:0822:1405:5120:3213:4922:53
London06:1319:4705:3820:2204:5521:0504:0721:5205:4320:1713:3022:49
Lowestoft06:0419:4105:2820:1704:4421:0103:5421:5005:3420:1113:2622:37
Luton06:1319:4905:3820:2404:5521:0704:0621:5505:4320:1913:3322:48
Manchester06:1819:5905:4120:3604:5521:2104:0422:1205:4820:2913:4622:50
Middlesbrough06:1219:5705:3420:3504:4621:2203:5222:1505:4220:2713:4622:41
Newcastle06:1219:5905:3420:3704:4621:2503:5122:1905:4220:2913:4922:41
Northampton06:1519:5105:3920:2704:5521:1004:0621:5905:4520:2113:3622:49
Norwich06:0519:4305:2920:1904:4521:0303:5521:5205:3520:1313:2822:39
Nottingham06:1419:5405:3820:3004:5321:1404:0322:0405:4420:2413:3922:47
Oxford06:1719:5205:4220:2704:5821:1004:1121:5805:4720:2213:3522:52
Padstow06:3420:0506:0020:3905:1821:2004:3222:0606:0420:3513:4723:12
Penzance06:3720:0706:0320:4005:2221:2104:3622:0606:0720:3713:4823:16
Peterborough06:1119:4905:3620:2504:5121:0904:0221:5805:4120:1913:3422:45
Plymouth06:3120:0105:5720:3505:1521:1704:3022:0206:0120:3113:4323:09
Salisbury06:2019:5305:4620:2805:0321:1004:1721:5605:5020:2313:3522:57
Scarborough06:0919:5305:3120:3004:4521:1703:5122:1005:3920:2313:4122:39
Sheffield06:1519:5605:3820:3204:5321:1704:0222:0805:4520:2613:4222:47
Shrewsbury06:2120:0005:4520:3605:0121:2004:1122:0905:5120:3013:4522:55
Skegness06:0819:4805:3220:2404:4721:0903:5621:5905:3820:1813:3422:40
Southampton06:1919:5105:4420:2605:0221:0804:1621:5405:4920:2113:3322:56
Stoke-on-Trent06:1819:5805:4220:3404:5721:1904:0722:0805:4820:2813:4422:51
Taunton06:2519:5805:5120:3305:0921:1504:2222:0105:5520:2813:4123:02
Weymouth06:2419:5505:4920:2905:0721:1104:2121:5605:5420:2513:3723:01
Whitehaven06:2120:0605:4320:4404:5621:3104:0222:2405:5120:3613:5622:51
York06:1219:5505:3520:3204:4921:1803:5622:1005:4220:2513:4322:43
Top of page Scotland
Aberdeen06:1020:0605:2920:4604:3721:3803:3522:3905:4020:3614:0122:33
Ayr06:2420:1205:4520:5104:5621:3903:5922:3505:5420:4214:0422:51
Bowmore06:3020:1905:5020:5805:0121:4704:0422:4406:0020:4914:1222:57
Campbeltown06:2820:1605:4920:5505:0021:4304:0422:3805:5820:4614:0822:55
Dornoch06:1620:1505:3420:5704:4121:5003:3622:5305:4620:4514:1322:37
Dumfries06:2020:0705:4220:4604:5421:3303:5822:2805:5020:3713:5822:49
Dundee06:1520:0805:3520:4704:4421:3803:4522:3605:4520:3814:0222:40
Edinburgh06:1720:0705:3720:4704:4821:3603:5022:3305:4720:3714:0022:43
Elgin06:1420:1205:3220:5304:3921:4503:3522:4805:4420:4214:0922:35
Fort William06:2320:1705:4220:5704:5121:4803:5022:4805:5320:4714:1222:47
Glasgow06:2120:1205:4220:5104:5321:4003:5522:3605:5120:4214:0422:48
Inverness06:1820:1505:3620:5604:4421:4803:4022:5005:4820:4514:1222:40
Kelso06:1520:0405:3520:4304:4621:3103:5022:2705:4520:3413:5522:42
Kirkwall06:0920:1305:2620:5604:2921:5203:1923:0105:3920:4314:1422:27
Lerwick05:5920:0905:1320:5404:1421:5202:5723:0805:2920:3914:1322:12
Oban06:2520:1805:4520:5704:5421:4703:5522:4605:5520:4814:1222:50
Peebles06:1720:0705:3820:4604:4921:3403:5222:3105:4720:3713:5922:44
Pitlochry06:1720:1105:3720:5104:4621:4203:4622:4105:4720:4114:0622:42
Portree06:2620:2205:4421:0404:5221:5503:4922:5705:5620:5214:2022:48
Stirling06:1920:1105:4020:5004:5021:4003:5122:3705:4920:4114:0422:45
Stornoway06:2520:2505:4221:0704:4822:0103:4123:0605:5520:5514:2422:45
Stranraer06:2620:1305:4820:5105:0021:3804:0522:3205:5620:4314:0322:55
Thurso06:1220:1505:2920:5704:3421:5203:2622:5905:4220:4514:1422:31
Ullapool06:2020:2005:3921:0104:4521:5403:4022:5805:5020:5014:1822:42
Wick06:1120:1205:2820:5504:3321:4903:2622:5505:4120:4214:1222:30
Top of page Wales
Aberystwyth06:2720:0405:5120:4005:0721:2404:1822:1305:5720:3413:5023:01
Bangor06:2620:0605:4920:4205:0421:2704:1322:1805:5620:3613:5322:59
Cardiff06:2519:5905:5020:3405:0721:1704:2022:0405:5520:2913:4323:01
Llandrindod Wells06:2520:0105:4920:3705:0521:2004:1622:0905:5520:3113:4622:59
Milford Haven06:3220:0705:5720:4205:1421:2504:2622:1206:0220:3713:5123:08
Swansea06:2820:0305:5320:3805:1021:2004:2222:0805:5820:3313:4623:04
Top of page Northern Ireland
Belfast06:3120:1605:5320:5405:0521:4004:1122:3406:0120:4614:0623:00
Coleraine06:3220:2005:5420:5805:0621:4604:1022:4106:0220:5014:1123:01
Londonderry06:3520:2205:5721:0005:0921:4804:1422:4206:0520:5214:1323:04
Omagh06:3620:2105:5820:5905:1121:4604:1722:3906:0620:5114:1123:06
Top of page Ireland
Athlone06:4120:2206:0420:5805:1921:4304:2722:3406:1120:5214:1023:13
Bantry06:5020:2506:1521:0005:3221:4304:4422:3006:2020:5514:1023:26
Castlebar06:4520:2806:0821:0505:2221:5104:3022:4206:1520:5814:1723:17
Cavan06:3720:2006:0020:5705:1421:4304:2122:3506:0720:5014:0923:09
Cork06:4620:2106:1020:5605:2721:3904:3922:2706:1620:5114:0623:21
Donegal06:3920:2506:0121:0205:1421:4904:2022:4306:0920:5514:1523:09
Dublin06:3420:1505:5820:5105:1221:3604:2122:2706:0420:4514:0223:07
Dundalk06:3420:1705:5620:5405:1021:4004:1722:3206:0420:4714:0523:05
Dungarvan06:4220:1806:0620:5305:2321:3704:3422:2506:1220:4814:0323:17
Galway06:4620:2606:0921:0205:2421:4704:3322:3806:1620:5614:1423:19
Kildare06:3720:1706:0120:5305:1621:3804:2522:2806:0720:4714:0423:10
Kilkenny06:3920:1806:0320:5305:1921:3704:2922:2706:0920:4814:0423:14
Killarney06:4920:2606:1421:0105:3021:4404:4222:3206:1920:5614:1123:25
Limerick06:4520:2306:0920:5905:2421:4304:3522:3206:1520:5314:1023:19
Monaghan06:3520:1905:5820:5705:1121:4304:1822:3606:0520:4914:0923:06
Navan06:3520:1705:5820:5405:1321:3904:2122:3106:0520:4714:0523:07
Roscommon06:4120:2306:0421:0005:1921:4504:2722:3606:1120:5314:1123:14
Sligo06:4120:2506:0421:0305:1721:4904:2422:4206:1120:5514:1523:12
Tipperary06:4320:2106:0820:5705:2321:4004:3422:2906:1320:5114:0723:18
Tralee06:5020:2706:1421:0205:3021:4604:4122:3406:2020:5714:1323:25
Wexford06:3720:1406:0120:4905:1721:3304:2822:2206:0720:4413:5923:12
Wicklow06:3420:1305:5820:4905:1321:3404:2222:2406:0420:4314:0023:07
Top of page The Channel Islands
St. Helier06:2419:5205:5120:2405:1121:0504:2721:4805:5420:2213:3123:05
St. Peter Port06:2619:5405:5220:2705:1221:0704:2821:5105:5620:2413:3323:06
Top of page The Isle of Man
Douglas06:2620:0905:4820:4605:0221:3304:0922:2505:5620:3913:5822:56
Top of page The Isles of Scilly
Hugh Town06:4020:0906:0620:4305:2521:2404:4122:0806:1020:3913:5023:20
Moon Phase at 0 hours today
Waxing Crescent Moon

This symbol shows the phase of the Moon for 2014 September 1 at 0 hours BST.
The age of the Moon is 6.4 days old and the illuminated fraction is 34 per cent.

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