Times of the Day
We can divide a day into 4 different parts which don’t tell us the exact time instead they refer to an interval of time of the day. So in this lesson, we look to those words used for different parts of the day with the exact time span.
Parts of the day with time | Times of day names
List of different words of times of the day
|Early morning||2:00 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.||Good morning|
|Dawn||around sunrise||Good morning|
|Morning||6:00 a.m to 8:59 a.m||Good morning|
|Late morning||9:00 a.m to 11:59 a.m||Good morning|
|Noon/ midday||12:00 p.m.||Good afternoon|
|Afternoon||12:01 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.||Good afternoon|
|Late afternoon||4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.||Good afternoon|
|Early evening||5:01 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.||Good evening|
|Dusk||around sunset||Good evening|
|Evening||5:01 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.||Good evening|
|Late evening||9:01 p.m. to 10:59 p.m.||Good evening|
|Night||11:00 p.m. till sunrise||Good evening for the night|
|Middle of the night||1:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.||–|
Keep in mind! “good night” is not a welcome Salutation instead it used when you leave someone. It’s okay to say god evening when you meet someone in the last part of the day.
FAQS related to times of the day
the late afternoon is a time of the day from 4:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M
The afternoon is the time of the day starts from 12:01 P.M to 5:00 P.M. However early afternoon is from 1:00 P.M to 3:00 P.M and late afternoon is from 4:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M.
The afternoon starts from 12:01 P.M to 5:00 P.M and the evening starts from 5:01 P.M to 11:00 P.M, yes you can say that 4:00 P.M is afternoon.
The afternoon is from 12:01 P.M to 5:00 P.M so the late afternoon is from 4:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M.
Technically, midday is the 12o clock in the noon. Though that’s not correct. Midday is when the sun is absolutely on overhead so that’s why midday doesn’t happen at twelve in the afternoon everywhere but it varies from place to place.