Sunrise and sunset in Namibia

Sunrise today: 6:45 h
Sunset today: 19:22 h
(Times for Windhoek)

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 6:45. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:22 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Windhoek

Average length of daylight in Windhoek
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Namibia

The 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 February 28th., localtime in Namibia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Katima Mulilo06:20 am06:50 pm12:30 hours
Rundu06:38 am07:08 pm12:30 hours
Gobabis06:38 am07:15 pm12:37 hours
Keetmanshoop06:38 am07:21 pm12:43 hours
Grootfontein06:43 am07:16 pm12:33 hours
Mariental06:40 am07:20 pm12:40 hours
Tsumeb06:45 am07:17 pm12:32 hours
Bethanie06:42 am07:25 pm12:42 hours
Rehoboth06:45 am07:23 pm12:38 hours
Windhoek06:45 am07:22 pm12:37 hours
Okahandja06:47 am07:22 pm12:36 hours
Otjiwarongo06:49 am07:22 pm12:34 hours
Omaruru06:51 am07:26 pm12:35 hours
Ongwediva06:54 am07:24 pm12:30 hours
Oshakati06:54 am07:24 pm12:30 hours
Usakos06:52 am07:28 pm12:36 hours
Lüderitz06:50 am07:33 pm12:43 hours
Khorixas06:55 am07:29 pm12:34 hours
Swakopmund06:56 am07:32 pm12:37 hours
Walvis Bay06:55 am07:33 pm12:37 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Windhoek)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:18 am07:43 pm13:25 hours
Februar06:39 am07:32 pm12:53 hours
März06:52 am07:08 pm12:16 hours
April07:03 am06:39 pm11:36 hours
Mai07:15 am06:20 pm11:04 hours
Juni07:28 am06:16 pm10:48 hours
Juli07:30 am06:25 pm10:55 hours
August07:14 am06:37 pm11:23 hours
September06:46 am06:46 pm12:00 hours
Oktober06:17 am06:56 pm12:39 hours
November05:58 am07:13 pm13:15 hours
Dezember06:00 am07:33 pm13:33 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:54 am05:43 pm10:50 hours
New York (USA)06:30 am05:46 pm11:16 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am07:35 pm12:55 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:12 am06:04 pm11:52 hours
Moscow (Russia)07:22 am06:01 pm10:40 hours
Shanghai (China)06:21 am05:52 pm11:30 hours
Helsinki (Finland)07:21 am05:44 pm10:24 hours