There is no precise definition of late afternoon, except that it is the part of the day that is just before evening time. Oxford Dictionaries defines afternoon as the time between noon or lunchtime until evening. More »

In the United States, afternoon is generally the time between noon and 5:00 p.m., and evening is considered anything after 5:00 p.m. There is no set allocation for afternoon and evening, however. The determination of the... More »

Afternoon begins at 12:01 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. Many consider sunset to be the ending time for afternoon, but that leads to a large difference in afternoon ending times, from 5 p.m. in mid-winter to 9:30 p.m. in mid-su... More »

When the time in London is 1 a.m., the time in New York City is 8 p.m. the previous day and noon the same day in Sydney, Australia. Not all time zones differ by a multiple of an hour; when it's 1 a.m. in London, it's 6:3... More » Science Time & Calendars Time Zones

Evening hours are the hours of each day between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. — the time after office hours and just before the sun sets. For some, evening hours begin after 6 p.m., when working hours are over for the day. More »

Morning, afternoon, evening and night are defined as different blocks of time within a 24 hour day. It is generally accepted that morning ends at 12 p.m. Afternoon, evening and night have more subjective boundaries. More »

There is no specific or definitive time that afternoon becomes evening, but it gradually shifts into evening as the day goes on. It is unlike afternoon, which begins after 12 p.m. More »