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Sunset Morocco

Sunrise and sunset in Morocco

Sunrise today: 6:22 h
Sunset today: 20:25 h
(Times for Rabat)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Morocco 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 14:30 hours the longest days are in June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Rabat last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Rabat rises at 6:22. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:25 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Rabat

Average length of day in Rabat
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Morocco

Sunset MoroccoThe 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 May 18th., localtime in Morocco

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Oujda06:01 am08:07 pm14:06 h
Nador06:04 am08:12 pm14:08 h
Al Hoceïma06:07 am08:16 pm14:09 h
Taza06:10 am08:14 pm14:04 h
Fès06:14 am08:17 pm14:03 h
Tétouan06:12 am08:22 pm14:10 h
Meknès06:17 am08:19 pm14:02 h
Tangier06:14 am08:25 pm14:11 h
Beni Mellal06:24 am08:19 pm13:56 h
Kenitra06:20 am08:24 pm14:04 h
Sale06:22 am08:25 pm14:03 h
Rabat06:22 am08:25 pm14:03 h
Khouribga06:25 am08:23 pm13:58 h
Mohammedia06:25 am08:26 pm14:02 h
Casablanca06:26 am08:27 pm14:01 h
Settat06:27 am08:26 pm13:59 h
Marrakesh06:32 am08:24 pm13:53 h
El Jadida06:30 am08:30 pm13:60 h
Safi06:35 am08:31 pm13:56 h
Agadir06:40 am08:28 pm13:48 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Rabat)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January08:31 am06:42 pm10:11 h
February08:10 am07:12 pm11:02 h
March07:36 am07:36 pm11:60 h
April05:54 am06:59 pm13:05 h
May06:24 am08:23 pm13:59 h
June06:14 am08:41 pm14:27 h
July06:25 am08:40 pm14:15 h
August06:47 am08:15 pm13:28 h
September07:09 am07:35 pm12:26 h
October07:31 am06:55 pm11:24 h
November07:58 am06:25 pm10:27 h
December08:23 am06:20 pm9:57 h

Where does the sun rise in Morocco?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Morocco is Figuig (Centre) in the region of Oriental. There, the sun rises at 6:04 am and sets at 7:58 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Tarfaya (Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamr) at 8:37 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. Rabat lies on the 34th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Morocco this period averages 28 minutes. In June, it's about 29 minutes in Rabat, while in December it's 28 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:03 am09:02 pm15:59 h
New York (USA)05:34 am08:10 pm14:36 h
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am05:02 pm10:21 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:52 h
Moscow (Russia)04:10 am08:41 pm16:32 h
Shanghai (China)04:55 am06:45 pm13:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:30 am10:02 pm17:32 h

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