Sunrise and sunset in Namibia

The times of sunrise and sunset in Namibia 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. Windhoek is positioned near the 23 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:30 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Windhoek lasts almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Windhoek rises at 6:55. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:01 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Windhoek

Average lentgh of daylight in Windhoek

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Namibia

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 22nd., localtime in Namibia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Walvis Bay07:05 am07:12 pm12:07 hours
Swakopmund07:05 am07:11 pm12:07 hours
Khorixas07:03 am07:10 pm12:07 hours
Lüderitz07:02 am07:09 pm12:06 hours
Usakos07:01 am07:07 pm12:07 hours
Oshakati07:00 am07:07 pm12:07 hours
Ongwediva07:00 am07:07 pm12:07 hours
Omaruru06:59 am07:06 pm12:07 hours
Otjiwarongo06:56 am07:03 pm12:07 hours
Okahandja06:55 am07:02 pm12:07 hours
Windhoek06:55 am07:01 pm12:07 hours
Rehoboth06:55 am07:01 pm12:07 hours
Bethanie06:54 am07:01 pm12:06 hours
Tsumeb06:52 am06:59 pm12:07 hours
Mariental06:51 am06:58 pm12:07 hours
Grootfontein06:50 am06:57 pm12:07 hours
Keetmanshoop06:51 am06:57 pm12:06 hours
Gobabis06:47 am06:54 pm12:07 hours
Rundu06:44 am06:51 pm12:07 hours
Katima Mulilo06:26 am06:33 pm12:07 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:01 am06:25 pm12:24 hours
New York (USA)06:53 am07:12 pm12:19 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:24 am07:31 pm12:08 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:57 am06:08 pm12:10 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:23 am06:49 pm12:25 hours
Shanghai (China)05:54 am06:07 pm12:13 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:12 am06:41 pm12:30 hours