Sunrise and sunset in Cape Verde

The times of sunrise and sunset in Cape Verde are influenced by the country's moderate northern position in the hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the United States, but still noticeable. The days in summer are long and in winter short. With up to approximately 13 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Praia last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Praia rises at 6:13. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:08 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Praia

Average lentgh of daylight in Praia

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Cape Verde

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 July 21st., localtime in Cape Verde

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Ponta do Sol06:15 am07:18 pm13:02 hours
Ribeira Grande06:15 am07:17 pm13:02 hours
Porto Novo06:15 am07:17 pm13:02 hours
Mindelo06:15 am07:17 pm13:01 hours
São Filipe06:16 am07:11 pm12:55 hours
Tarrafal de São Nicolau06:13 am07:14 pm13:00 hours
Vila da Ribeira Brava06:13 am07:13 pm13:01 hours
Cova Figueira06:16 am07:11 pm12:55 hours
Tarrafal06:13 am07:09 pm12:56 hours
Assomada06:13 am07:08 pm12:56 hours
Picos06:13 am07:08 pm12:56 hours
Cidade Velha06:13 am07:08 pm12:55 hours
Calheta06:12 am07:08 pm12:56 hours
Santa Cruz06:12 am07:08 pm12:56 hours
Pedra Badejo06:12 am07:08 pm12:56 hours
Praia06:13 am07:08 pm12:55 hours
Vila do Maio06:11 am07:07 pm12:56 hours
Espargos06:07 am07:08 pm13:01 hours
Vila de Sal Rei06:08 am07:07 pm12:59 hours
Santa Maria06:07 am07:08 pm13:00 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:08 am09:17 pm16:09 hours
New York (USA)05:41 am08:23 pm14:41 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:53 am05:09 pm10:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:35 am06:29 pm12:54 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:13 am08:58 pm16:44 hours
Shanghai (China)05:02 am06:58 pm13:56 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:32 am10:20 pm17:48 hours