times to be awake. different times to be awake and to become awake. waking up at different times. a cheat sheet for revolving people nine pm to around one am these are not good hours to wake up since you have a lot of darkness in front of you, and will shun the day even if you missed its light. two am to four am tricky but serene morning hours in the summer, and maybe a bit too dark in winter. when they are good, they are among the best. the blackbird starts to sing here. the sky turns a dark blue. stars begin to vanish. five am to eight am standard early morning, could be good if youre coming here from an earlier waking hour. could be bad if youre going backwards. beautiful if you go outside. nine am to twelve pm waking up like a reasonable person. one pm to three pm still pretty reasonable, but at the beginning of something... tricky. four pm to eight pm well this is probably the opposite of what you should want and not very good. in summer, youll still have some daylight... in winter, not so much. times are going to be tough anyway.