Sunset Kenya

Sunrise and sunset in Kenya

Sunrise today: 6:10 h
Sunset today: 18:22 h
(Times for Nairobi)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Kenya 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 12:10 hours the longest days happen to be in Dezember. In Juni a night in Nairobi lasts almost 12 hours.

In these days the sun in Nairobi rises at 6:10. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:22 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average length of daylight in Nairobi

Average length of daylight in Nairobi
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Kenya

Sunset KenyaThe 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 28th., localtime in Kenya

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Malindi05:55 am06:10 pm12:15 h
Mombasa05:56 am06:13 pm12:17 h
Garissa06:00 am06:10 pm12:10 h
Mbale06:02 am06:17 pm12:15 h
Karuri06:09 am06:20 pm12:10 h
Thika06:09 am06:21 pm12:11 h
Nyeri06:11 am06:20 pm12:10 h
Nairobi06:10 am06:22 pm12:11 h
Kikuyu06:11 am06:22 pm12:11 h
Ngong06:11 am06:22 pm12:12 h
Naivasha06:12 am06:23 pm12:10 h
Ol Kalou06:13 am06:23 pm12:10 h
Nakuru06:14 am06:24 pm12:10 h
Eldoret06:18 am06:26 pm12:08 h
Kapenguria06:19 am06:26 pm12:07 h
Kitale06:20 am06:27 pm12:07 h
Kisumu06:20 am06:29 pm12:09 h
Kakamega06:20 am06:29 pm12:09 h
Bungoma06:21 am06:29 pm12:08 h
Busia06:23 am06:31 pm12:08 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Nairobi)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:35 am06:48 pm12:13 h
Februar06:41 am06:52 pm12:11 h
März06:37 am06:46 pm12:09 h
April06:29 am06:36 pm12:07 h
Mai06:26 am06:31 pm12:06 h
Juni06:30 am06:35 pm12:05 h
Juli06:36 am06:41 pm12:05 h
August06:33 am06:40 pm12:07 h
September06:23 am06:32 pm12:08 h
Oktober06:13 am06:23 pm12:10 h
November06:10 am06:23 pm12:13 h
Dezember06:20 am06:34 pm12:14 h

Where does the sun rise in Kenya?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Kenya is Mandera in the region of Mandera. There, the sun rises at 5:55 am and sets at 5:57 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Port Bunyala (Busia) at 6:32 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:54 am05:46 pm9:52 h
New York (USA)07:19 am06:00 pm10:40 h
Sydney (Australia)05:57 am07:20 pm13:23 h
Manila (Philippines)05:49 am05:30 pm11:41 h
Moscow (Russia)07:25 am05:00 pm9:35 h
Shanghai (China)06:05 am05:10 pm11:05 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:31 am05:36 pm9:06 h