Sunrise and sunset in Mauritania

The times of sunrise and sunset in Mauritania 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 13:20 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 Nouakchott last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Nouakchott rises at 7:05. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:16 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Nouakchott

Average lentgh of daylight in Nouakchott

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Mauritania

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 March 21st., localtime in Mauritania

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Nouâdhibou07:09 am07:20 pm12:11 hours
Nouakchott07:05 am07:16 pm12:11 hours
Rosso07:05 am07:15 pm12:10 hours
Tékane07:03 am07:14 pm12:10 hours
Akjoujt06:59 am07:10 pm12:11 hours
Aleg06:57 am07:07 pm12:11 hours
Kaédi06:55 am07:06 pm12:10 hours
Atar06:53 am07:04 pm12:11 hours
Barkéwol06:51 am07:02 pm12:10 hours
Zouérat06:51 am07:02 pm12:11 hours
Chinguetti06:50 am07:01 pm12:11 hours
Sélibabi06:50 am07:00 pm12:10 hours
Tidjikja06:47 am06:58 pm12:11 hours
Kiffa06:47 am06:57 pm12:10 hours
’Ayoûn el ’Atroûs06:40 am06:50 pm12:10 hours
Néma06:30 am06:41 pm12:10 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:03 am06:23 pm12:20 hours
New York (USA)06:56 am07:10 pm12:14 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:23 am07:33 pm12:10 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:58 am06:08 pm12:10 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:26 am06:47 pm12:21 hours
Shanghai (China)05:55 am06:07 pm12:12 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:15 am06:39 pm12:24 hours