What Time is Sunrise and Sunset in California, United States?

Here are today's sunrise and sunset times in California, United States. You'll also find a sunrise and sunset calendar on this page for specific dates of sunrise/sunset in California.

Today Saturday, July 20, 2024

Sunrise

5:55 am

Dawn: 5:26 am

Sunrise today in California was at 5:55 AM PDT ().

Sunset

8:14 pm

Dusk: 8:44 pm

Sunset today in California will be at 8:14 PM PDT ().

Tomorrow Sunday, July 21, 2024

Sunrise

5:56 am

Dawn: 5:26 am

Sunrise tomorrow in California will be at 5:56 AM PDT ().

Sunset

8:14 pm

Dusk: 8:43 pm

Sunset tomorrow in California will be at 8:14 PM PDT ().

Photos Sunrise and Sunset Photos of California

Sunrise and sunset photos of California, United States from Flickr.

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Sun Goes Down on Avocado Lake

Calendar California Sunrise and Sunset Calendar

Sunrise calendar and sunset calendar for California. Discover California, United States's detailed solar schedule, including day length, dawn, dusk, and solar noon times. Easily explore any month and year with our interactive calendar.

DateDawnSunriseSolar NoonSunsetDuskDay Length

Quality Prediction Sunrise and Sunset Quality Predictions for California

Quality predictions for sunrise and sunset in California. Photographers will find this chart useful when planning their sunrise shoots. A higher percentage means there will be a higher chance of color in the sky. Sunset prediction data is sourced from SunsetWx and calculated using many variables including moisture, pressure, and cloud cover.

EventSat, July 20thSun, July 21stMon, July 22nd
SunriseFair (42%)Fair (39%)Good (52%)
SunsetFair (44%)Good (52%)Good (67%)
More about predictions:
  • 0%-25%: Little to no color, clouds will be blocking sunset.
  • 25%-50%: Typically no clouds, simple "gradient" sunset.
  • 50%-75%: Cloud coverage for the sun to cast light onto.
  • 75%-100%: Stunning reds and oranges, what you want in a sunset.
Note that sunset quality predictions update periodically throughout the day and aren't always perfect.

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions about California

When is the shortest day in California, United States?

The shortest day of the year in California will be on Saturday, December 21, 2024. In 2025 the shortest day of the year will be on December 21, 2025.

When is the longest day in California, United States?

The longest day in California will be on Thursday, June 20, 2024. Next year the longest day of the year in California will be on June 20, 2025.

When is the earliest sunrise in California, United States?

The earliest sunrise time of 2024 in California will be on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 5:39 AM.

When is the latest sunset in California, United States?

The latest sunset time in California will be on Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 8:21 PM.

California is a state located on the west coast of the United States. It is the most populous state in the country, with over 38 million residents. California is known for its diverse landscape, which includes forests, mountains, deserts, and coastline. The state is also home to a number of major cities, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego.

California, United States
36.77826,-119.41793
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles