Sunrise and sunset in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Times for sunrise and sunset in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 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 12:20 hours the longest days happen to be in Dezember. In Juni a night in Kinshasa lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Kinshasa rises at 6:01. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:10 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Kinshasa

Average lentgh of daylight in Kinshasa

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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 19th., localtime in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Matadi06:09 am06:18 pm12:09 hours
Kinshasa06:01 am06:10 pm12:09 hours
Masina06:01 am06:10 pm12:09 hours
Mbandaka05:50 am05:59 pm12:09 hours
Kikwit05:47 am05:56 pm12:09 hours
Tshikapa06:39 am06:49 pm12:09 hours
Kananga06:33 am06:42 pm12:09 hours
Mwene-Ditu06:29 am06:38 pm12:09 hours
Mbuji-Mayi06:28 am06:37 pm12:09 hours
Gandajika06:27 am06:36 pm12:09 hours
Kisangani06:22 am06:31 pm12:09 hours
Kolwezi06:21 am06:30 pm12:09 hours
Kindu06:19 am06:28 pm12:09 hours
Likasi06:15 am06:25 pm12:09 hours
Lubumbashi06:12 am06:22 pm12:10 hours
Bukavu06:07 am06:16 pm12:09 hours
Uvira06:06 am06:15 pm12:09 hours
Kalemie06:06 am06:15 pm12:09 hours
Goma06:06 am06:15 pm12:09 hours
Butembo06:06 am06:14 pm12:09 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:08 am06:19 pm12:11 hours
New York (USA)06:58 am07:08 pm12:11 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:21 am07:36 pm12:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:31 am06:42 pm12:11 hours
Shanghai (China)05:58 am06:05 pm12:08 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:21 am06:34 pm12:13 hours