Having issues with understanding the dusk to dawn automation

Hello

So after using the spotlights for 2 weeks now , I’m still having trouble understanding the dusk to dawn automation

So I have the spotlights set to be on from sunset to sunrise , yet I notice that the spotlights don’t come on at exactly the time that the sun sets…

For example , the other day the sun set at 7:06 pm and the spotlights didn’t come on until 7:25 pm .

This is what I’ve noticed the spotlights come on at a later time…

Now this weekend we got heavy rain so it’s been cloudy all weekend . Today at 4:30 pm my backyard spotlight came on and it’s been on since then

I assume it thought that it was dark enough for the spotlight to come on at that time bc of it being cloudy

So now , my question is . Does the spotlight come on at exactly the same time the sun sets when set to sun set to sun rise or do they come on when it gets dark ?!?! Bc that’s what I’m noticing that they come on when it gets dark enough for the lights to be needed…

Can you post each of the screens in the Device Setup area:

  • Event Recording
  • Notifications
  • Spotlight
  • Etc

This will allow us to determine if there is some settings which need sot be adjusted

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Sure , not sure what the first two have to with anything though …