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Sunset Niger

Sunrise and sunset in Niger

Sunrise today: 6:23 h
Sunset today: 19:12 h
(Times for Niamey)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Niger won't differ much all over the year. The reason is the only fair proximity to the equator. So in summer the sun moves slightly to the north and in the winter slightly back to south, but without much change in the distance. E.g. in the Nordic countries of Europe the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 13 hours the longest days happen to be in June. In December a night in Niamey lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Niamey rises at 6:23. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:12 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Niamey

Average length of day in Niamey
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Niger

Sunset NigerThe 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 19th., localtime in Niger

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Diffa05:41 am06:30 pm12:49 h
Mirriah05:54 am06:44 pm12:50 h
Zinder05:55 am06:45 pm12:50 h
Magaria05:56 am06:44 pm12:48 h
Alaghsas05:54 am06:54 pm13:01 h
Agadez05:54 am06:54 pm13:00 h
Tessaoua05:59 am06:49 pm12:50 h
Mayahi06:00 am06:51 pm12:51 h
Maradi06:03 am06:52 pm12:49 h
Tibiri06:03 am06:53 pm12:50 h
Dakoro06:03 am06:55 pm12:53 h
Madaoua06:07 am06:58 pm12:51 h
Tahoua06:08 am07:02 pm12:54 h
Birni N Konni06:10 am07:00 pm12:50 h
Dogondoutchi06:15 am07:05 pm12:50 h
Gaya06:20 am07:04 pm12:44 h
Dosso06:19 am07:07 pm12:48 h
Niamey06:23 am07:12 pm12:49 h
Ayorou06:26 am07:19 pm12:53 h
Téra06:28 am07:18 pm12:51 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Niamey)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:17 am06:44 pm11:27 h
February07:13 am06:58 pm11:45 h
March06:57 am07:03 pm12:05 h
April06:37 am07:05 pm12:28 h
May06:24 am07:11 pm12:47 h
June06:23 am07:20 pm12:57 h
July06:30 am07:24 pm12:53 h
August06:37 am07:14 pm12:37 h
September06:39 am06:54 pm12:15 h
October06:41 am06:33 pm11:52 h
November06:49 am06:22 pm11:33 h
December07:05 am06:27 pm11:22 h

Where does the sun rise in Niger?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Niger is Nguigmi in the region of Diffa. There, the sun rises at 5:38 am and sets at 6:29 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Téra (Tillabéri) at 7:18 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. Niamey lies on the 14th degree of northern latitude and thus a good distance from the equator.While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Niger it only lasts an average of 23 minutes. Niger is so close to the equator that there is no noticeable difference even between June and December.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:01 am09:03 pm16:02 h
New York (USA)05:34 am08:10 pm14:36 h
Sydney (Australia)06:41 am05:01 pm10:20 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:53 h
Moscow (Russia)04:08 am08:43 pm16:35 h
Shanghai (China)04:54 am06:46 pm13:52 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:28 am10:04 pm17:36 h

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