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PHP date_sun_info() Function

❮ PHP Date/Time Reference

Example

Return information about sunset/sunrise and twilight begin/end on 1st January, 2013, for latitude 31.7667, longitude 35.2333:

<?php
$sun_info=date_sun_info(strtotime("2013-01-01"),31.7667,35.2333);
foreach ($sun_info as $key=>$val)
  {
  echo "$key: " . date("H:i:s",$val) . "<br>";
  }
?>
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Definition and Usage

The date_sun_info() function returns an array containing information about sunset/sunrise and twilight begin/end, for a specified day and location.

Tip: Look at the date_sunrise() function to return the sunrise time for a specified day and location.

Tip: Look at the date_sunset() function to return the sunset time for a specified day and location.


Syntax

date_sun_info(timestamp, latitude, longitude)
Parameter Description
timestamp Required. Specifies a timestamp
latitude Required. Specifies the latitude in degrees
longitude Required. Specifies the longitude in degrees

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns an array on success. FALSE on failure
PHP Version: 5.1.2+

❮ PHP Date/Time Reference