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Sunset Guinea-Bissau

Sunrise and sunset in Guinea-Bissau

Sunrise today: 6:50 h
Sunset today: 18:53 h
(Times for Bissau)

Sunrise and sunset in Guinea-Bissau do not differ significantly throughout the year. The reason for this is the proximity to the equator. Thus, the sun swings north in the middle of the year and south at the turn of the year, without moving too far away. In countries like Canada or Norway, however, 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 Bissau lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Bissau rises at 6:50. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:53 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Bissau

Average length of day in Bissau
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Guinea-Bissau

Sunset Guinea-BissauThe 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 3rd., localtime in Guinea-Bissau

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Gabú06:44 am06:47 pm12:03 h
Bafatá06:46 am06:49 pm12:03 h
Quebo06:47 am06:50 pm12:03 h
Buba06:47 am06:50 pm12:03 h
Farim06:48 am06:51 pm12:02 h
Catió06:48 am06:51 pm12:03 h
Mansôa06:49 am06:51 pm12:03 h
Bissorã06:49 am06:52 pm12:03 h
Bolama06:49 am06:52 pm12:03 h
Bissau06:50 am06:53 pm12:03 h
Bubaque06:51 am06:54 pm12:03 h
Quinhámel06:51 am06:54 pm12:03 h
Canchungo06:52 am06:54 pm12:03 h
Cacheu06:52 am06:55 pm12:03 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Bissau)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:25 am06:58 pm11:33 h
February07:22 am07:10 pm11:48 h
March07:08 am07:14 pm12:06 h
April06:49 am07:15 pm12:26 h
May06:37 am07:20 pm12:43 h
June06:37 am07:28 pm12:51 h
July06:44 am07:32 pm12:48 h
August06:50 am07:23 pm12:33 h
September06:50 am07:04 pm12:14 h
October06:50 am06:45 pm11:55 h
November06:58 am06:35 pm11:37 h
December07:13 am06:41 pm11:28 h

Where does the sun rise in Guinea-Bissau?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Guinea-Bissau is Gabú in the region of Gabú. There, the sun rises at 6:44 am and sets at 6:47 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Cacheu at 6:55 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. Bissau 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 Guinea-Bissau it only lasts an average of 24 minutes. In June, it's about 25 minutes in Bissau, while in December it's 24 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:09 am06:41 pm11:32 h
New York (USA)06:52 am06:38 pm11:46 h
Sydney (Australia)06:28 am07:00 pm12:32 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:45 pm12:01 h
Moscow (Russia)06:34 am06:02 pm11:28 h
Shanghai (China)05:47 am05:38 pm11:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:28 am06:49 pm11:21 h

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