Sunrise and sunset in Botswana

The times of sunrise and sunset in Botswana are caused by the southern position in the hemisphere. Not that far in the south, but quite noticable the longest days are in winter months, while the shortest days fall into our summer. In the northern hemisphere it is vice versa. Gaborone is positioned near the 25 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:40 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Gaborone lasts almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Gaborone rises at 6:18. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:30 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Gaborone

Average lentgh of daylight in Gaborone

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Botswana

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from west to east, so in an approximate direction of the sun course. Since the orbit of the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for March 18th., localtime in Botswana

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Ghanzi06:34 am06:46 pm12:12 hours
Maun06:28 am06:40 pm12:11 hours
Kanye06:20 am06:32 pm12:12 hours
Mosopa06:20 am06:32 pm12:12 hours
Molepolole06:19 am06:32 pm12:12 hours
Thamaga06:19 am06:31 pm12:12 hours
Janeng06:19 am06:32 pm12:12 hours
Letlhakane06:19 am06:31 pm12:12 hours
Lobatse06:19 am06:31 pm12:12 hours
Gabane06:18 am06:31 pm12:12 hours
Mogoditshane06:18 am06:30 pm12:12 hours
Ramotswa06:18 am06:30 pm12:12 hours
Gaborone06:18 am06:30 pm12:12 hours
Mochudi06:17 am06:29 pm12:12 hours
Serowe06:15 am06:27 pm12:12 hours
Mahalapye06:14 am06:26 pm12:12 hours
Palapye06:13 am06:25 pm12:12 hours
Tonota06:12 am06:23 pm12:12 hours
Francistown06:12 am06:23 pm12:12 hours
Selebi-Phikwe06:10 am06:22 pm12:12 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:10 am06:17 pm12:07 hours
New York (USA)06:59 am07:07 pm12:08 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:21 am07:36 pm12:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:34 am06:40 pm12:07 hours
Shanghai (China)05:58 am06:05 pm12:08 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:24 am06:32 pm12:08 hours