Sunrise and sunset in Libya

The times of sunrise and sunset in Libya are influenced by the country's moderate northern position in the hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the United States, but still noticeable. The days in summer are long and in winter short. With up to approximately 14:20 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Tripoli last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Tripoli rises at 6:09. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:17 in the evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Tripoli

Average lentgh of daylight in Tripoli

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Libya

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 July 16th., localtime in Libya

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sabratah06:12 am08:20 pm14:08 hours
Yafran06:13 am08:18 pm14:04 hours
Az Zawiyah06:11 am08:18 pm14:08 hours
Zawiya06:11 am08:18 pm14:08 hours
Gharyan06:11 am08:16 pm14:05 hours
Tripoli06:09 am08:17 pm14:08 hours
Tagiura06:08 am08:16 pm14:08 hours
Tarhuna06:08 am08:14 pm14:06 hours
Al Khums06:05 am08:12 pm14:07 hours
Al Jadid06:17 am07:59 pm13:42 hours
Sabha06:17 am07:59 pm13:42 hours
Zliten06:04 am08:10 pm14:06 hours
Misratah06:02 am08:08 pm14:06 hours
Sirte05:59 am07:59 pm14:00 hours
Benghazi05:43 am07:48 pm14:05 hours
Ajdabiya05:46 am07:44 pm13:58 hours
Al Marj05:39 am07:45 pm14:06 hours
Al Bayda'05:35 am07:42 pm14:08 hours
Darnah05:31 am07:39 pm14:08 hours
Tobruk05:28 am07:32 pm14:04 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:01 am09:23 pm16:22 hours
New York (USA)05:37 am08:26 pm14:49 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:55 am05:06 pm10:11 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:34 am06:30 pm12:56 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:05 am09:05 pm16:60 hours
Shanghai (China)05:00 am07:00 pm14:00 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:22 am10:30 pm18:09 hours