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Astronomical Data for North and Central Texas

The U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) computes astronomical data.  Therefore, the NWS does not record, certify, or authenticate astronomical data.  Computed times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset; and twilight, moon phases and other astronomical data are available from USNO's Astronomical Applications Department (http://aa.usno.navy.mil).
See http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/lawyers.php for information on using these data for legal purposes.

 

Seasons and Daylight Saving Time

Year Daylight
Saving Time
Begins at 2 am
Vernal
Equinox
(CDT)
Summer
Solstice
(CDT)
Autumnal
Equinox
(CDT)
Daylight
Saving Time
Ends at 2 am
Winter
Solstice
(CST)
2020 Mar 8 Mar 19
10:49 pm
Jun 20
4:43 pm
Sep 22
8:30 am
Nov 1 Dec 21
4:02 am
2021 Mar 14 Mar 20
4:37 am
Jun 20
10:32 pm
Sep 22
2:21 pm
Nov 7 Dec 21
9:59 am
2022 Mar 13 Mar 20
10:33 am
Jun 21
4:14 am
Sep 22
8:04 pm
Nov 6 Dec 21
3:48 pm
2023 Mar 12 Mar 20
4:24 pm
Jun 21
9:58 am
Sep 23
1:50 am
Nov 5 Dec 21
9:27 pm
2024 Mar 10 Mar 19
10:06 pm
Jun 20
3:51 pm
Sep 22
7:44 am
Nov 3 Dec 21
3:21 am

 

Sunrise Times for Easter

Date Paris
(earliest)
Sherman/
Denison
Dallas Fort Worth Waco Killeen Cisco
(latest)
Apr 12, 2020 6:55 am CDT 6:59 am CDT 7:01 am CDT 7:03 am CDT 7:03 am CDT 7:06 am CDT 7:10 am CDT
Apr 4, 2021 7:05 am CDT 7:09 am CDT 7:11 am CDT 7:13 am CDT 7:13 am CDT 7:16 am CDT 7:20 am CDT
Apr 17, 2022 6:49 am CDT 6:53 am CDT 6:55 am CDT 6:57 am CDT 6:57 am CDT 7:01 am CDT 7:04 am CDT
Apr 9, 2023 6:59 am CDT 7:04 am CDT 7:05 am CDT 7:07 am CDT 7:07 am CDT 7:10 am CDT 7:14 am CDT
Mar 31, 2024 7:10 am CDT 7:14 am CDT 7:16 am CDT 7:18 am CDT 7:18 am CDT 7:20 am CDT 7:25 am CDT

 

For more information regarding astronomical data, contact:
U.S. Naval Observatory
ATTN: Code AA
3450 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20392-5420
828-271-4800
FAX: 828-271-4876