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Sunset Eswatini

Sunrise and sunset in Eswatini

Sunrise today: 5:40 h
Sunset today: 17:53 h
(Times for Mbabane)

The times for sunrise and sunset in in Eswatini are determined by its location in the southern hemisphere. South of the equator, the longest days are in the months from December to March, while the shortest are in the period from June to September. In the northern hemisphere, it is the other way around. With up to about 13:50 hours, there are the longest days in December. In June, on the other hand, they last about 14 hours in Mbabane and start about 2 hours later.

In these days the sun in Mbabane rises at 5:40. The early sunset at 17:53 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of day in Mbabane

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

Sunset EswatiniThe 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 September 25th., localtime in Eswatini

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Siteki05:37 am05:50 pm12:14 h
Big Bend05:37 am05:50 pm12:14 h
Lavumisa05:37 am05:50 pm12:14 h
Vuvulane05:37 am05:50 pm12:13 h
Mhlume05:37 am05:51 pm12:13 h
Tshaneni05:38 am05:51 pm12:13 h
Hluti05:38 am05:52 pm12:14 h
Kubuta05:38 am05:52 pm12:14 h
Sidvokodvo05:39 am05:52 pm12:14 h
Manzini05:39 am05:52 pm12:14 h
Kwaluseni05:39 am05:53 pm12:14 h
Hlatikulu05:39 am05:53 pm12:14 h
Piggs Peak05:40 am05:53 pm12:13 h
Lobamba05:40 am05:53 pm12:14 h
Malkerns05:40 am05:53 pm12:14 h
Mbabane05:40 am05:53 pm12:13 h
Bulembu05:40 am05:53 pm12:13 h
Darkton05:40 am05:54 pm12:13 h
Bhunya05:40 am05:54 pm12:14 h
Mhlambanyatsi05:40 am05:54 pm12:14 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Mbabane)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January05:15 am06:54 pm13:39 h
February05:39 am06:40 pm13:01 h
March05:55 am06:13 pm12:18 h
April06:10 am05:40 pm11:31 h
May06:25 am05:18 pm10:52 h
June06:39 am05:12 pm10:32 h
July06:41 am05:21 pm10:41 h
August06:23 am05:36 pm11:14 h
September05:51 am05:49 pm11:58 h
October05:19 am06:03 pm12:44 h
November04:56 am06:23 pm13:27 h
December04:55 am06:45 pm13:49 h

Where does the sun rise in Eswatini?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Eswatini is Nsoko in the region of . There, the sun rises at 5:37 am and sets at 5:50 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Bhunya (Manzini) at 5:54 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. Mbabane lies on the 26th degree of southern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Eswatini this period averages 27 minutes. In June, it's about 26 minutes in Mbabane, while in December it's 28 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:55 am07:00 pm12:05 h
New York (USA)06:44 am06:51 pm12:07 h
Sydney (Australia)05:39 am05:54 pm12:15 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:51 pm12:07 h
Moscow (Russia)06:18 am06:23 pm12:05 h
Shanghai (China)05:42 am05:49 pm12:06 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:09 am07:14 pm12:05 h

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