Sunrise and sunset in Mauritius

The times of sunrise and sunset in Mauritius are caused by the southern position in the hemisphere. Not that far in the south, but quite noticable the longest days are in winter months, while the shortest days fall into our summer. In the northern hemisphere it is vice versa. Port Louis is positioned near the 20 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:20 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Port Louis lasts almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Port Louis rises at 6:43. The early sunset at 17:40 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Port Louis

Average lentgh of daylight in Port Louis

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Mauritius

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 June 21st., localtime in Mauritius

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Chemin Grenier06:44 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
Vacoas06:43 am05:40 pm10:56 hours
Quatre Bornes06:43 am05:40 pm10:57 hours
Pailles06:43 am05:40 pm10:57 hours
Port Louis06:43 am05:40 pm10:57 hours
Surinam06:43 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
Curepipe06:43 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
Saint Pierre06:43 am05:40 pm10:57 hours
Le Hochet06:43 am05:40 pm10:57 hours
Triolet06:42 am05:40 pm10:57 hours
Grand Baie06:42 am05:40 pm10:58 hours
Rose Belle06:43 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
New Grove06:43 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
Goodlands06:42 am05:40 pm10:58 hours
Lalmatie06:42 am05:39 pm10:57 hours
Plaine Magnien06:43 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
Rivière du Rempart06:42 am05:39 pm10:57 hours
Mahébourg06:43 am05:39 pm10:56 hours
Centre de Flacq06:42 am05:39 pm10:57 hours
Bel Air Rivière Sèche06:42 am05:39 pm10:57 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:40 am09:35 pm16:55 hours
New York (USA)05:23 am08:32 pm15:09 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:32 am05:13 pm9:41 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:28 pm13:02 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:41 am09:20 pm17:39 hours
Shanghai (China)04:49 am07:02 pm14:14 hours
Helsinki (Finland)03:50 am10:53 pm19:04 hours