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Sunset Djibouti

Sunrise and sunset in Djibouti

Sunrise today: 5:42 h
Sunset today: 18:25 h
(Times for Djibouti)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Djibouti 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 June. In December a night in Djibouti lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Djibouti rises at 5:42. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:25 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Djibouti

Average length of day in Djibouti
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Djibouti

Sunset DjiboutiThe 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 May 18th., localtime in Djibouti

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Obock05:41 am06:25 pm12:44 h
Loyada05:42 am06:24 pm12:43 h
Djibouti05:42 am06:25 pm12:43 h
Goubétto05:43 am06:25 pm12:43 h
Danan05:43 am06:25 pm12:42 h
Holhol05:43 am06:25 pm12:42 h
Alaili Dadda`05:42 am06:27 pm12:46 h
Tadjoura05:43 am06:26 pm12:44 h
‘Arta05:43 am06:26 pm12:43 h
'Ali Sabieh05:44 am06:26 pm12:42 h
Dorra05:44 am06:28 pm12:45 h
Dikhil05:46 am06:27 pm12:42 h
Gâlâfi05:47 am06:30 pm12:43 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Djibouti)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:30 am06:03 pm11:33 h
February06:27 am06:15 pm11:48 h
March06:13 am06:19 pm12:06 h
April05:54 am06:20 pm12:25 h
May05:42 am06:24 pm12:42 h
June05:42 am06:33 pm12:50 h
July05:50 am06:36 pm12:47 h
August05:55 am06:28 pm12:33 h
September05:55 am06:09 pm12:14 h
October05:55 am05:50 pm11:55 h
November06:02 am05:40 pm11:38 h
December06:17 am05:47 pm11:29 h

Where does the sun rise in Djibouti?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Djibouti is Obock in the region of Obock. There, the sun rises at 5:41 am and sets at 6:25 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Gâlâfi (Dikhil) at 6:30 pm.


Duration of the sunset

The distance from the equator and the path of the sun determines not only the time of sunrise and sunset. The farther a country is from the equator, the more oblique the sun's path is to the horizon. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Djibouti lies on the 12th degree of northern latitude and thus a good distance from the equator.While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Djibouti it only lasts an average of 23 minutes. Djibouti is so close to the equator that there is no noticeable difference even between June and December.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:03 am09:02 pm15:59 h
New York (USA)05:34 am08:10 pm14:36 h
Sydney (Australia)06:41 am05:01 pm10:20 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:53 h
Moscow (Russia)04:10 am08:41 pm16:32 h
Shanghai (China)04:54 am06:46 pm13:52 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:30 am10:02 pm17:32 h

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