Sunrise and sunset in Burkina Faso

Times for sunrise and sunset in Burkina Faso won't differ much all over the year. The reason is the only fair proximity to the equator. So in summer the sun moves slightly to the north and in the winter slightly back to south, but without much change in the distance. E.g. in the Nordic countries of Europe the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 12:50 hours the longest days happen to be in Juni. In Dezember a night in Ouagadougou lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Ouagadougou rises at 5:55. The early sunset at 17:46 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Ouagadougou

Average lentgh of daylight in Ouagadougou

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Burkina Faso

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from east to west, 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 October 19th., localtime in Burkina Faso

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Diapaga05:42 am05:33 pm11:51 hours
Fada N'gourma05:47 am05:39 pm11:51 hours
Dori05:50 am05:39 pm11:49 hours
Koupéla05:50 am05:41 pm11:51 hours
Tenkodogo05:50 am05:42 pm11:52 hours
Garango05:51 am05:43 pm11:52 hours
Kaya05:54 am05:44 pm11:50 hours
Kombissiri05:54 am05:45 pm11:51 hours
Ouagadougou05:55 am05:46 pm11:51 hours
Kongoussi05:56 am05:45 pm11:50 hours
Kokologo05:56 am05:48 pm11:51 hours
Léo05:56 am05:49 pm11:53 hours
Koudougou05:58 am05:49 pm11:51 hours
Ouahigouya05:59 am05:49 pm11:49 hours
Réo05:59 am05:50 pm11:51 hours
Dédougou06:03 am05:54 pm11:51 hours
Houndé06:02 am05:55 pm11:52 hours
Nouna06:05 am05:55 pm11:50 hours
Bobo-Dioulasso06:05 am05:58 pm11:53 hours
Banfora06:07 am06:00 pm11:54 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:38 am06:04 pm10:27 hours
New York (USA)07:10 am06:12 pm11:02 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:07 am07:12 pm13:05 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:35 pm11:48 hours
Moscow (Russia)07:07 am05:21 pm10:14 hours
Shanghai (China)05:58 am05:19 pm11:21 hours
Helsinki (Finland)08:08 am06:01 pm9:53 hours