Sunrise and sunset in Reunion

The times of sunrise and sunset in Reunion 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. Saint-Denis is positioned near the 21 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 Saint-Denis lasts almost 14 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Saint-Denis starts already at 5:28 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:37 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Saint-Denis

Average lentgh of daylight in Saint-Denis

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Reunion

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 November 15th., localtime in Reunion

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sainte-Rose05:26 am06:36 pm13:10 hours
Saint-Benoît05:26 am06:36 pm13:10 hours
Bras-Panon05:27 am06:36 pm13:09 hours
Saint-André05:27 am06:36 pm13:09 hours
Saint-Joseph05:26 am06:37 pm13:11 hours
Sainte-Suzanne05:27 am06:36 pm13:09 hours
Petite-Île05:27 am06:37 pm13:11 hours
Sainte-Marie05:27 am06:36 pm13:09 hours
Salazie05:27 am06:37 pm13:09 hours
Le Tampon05:27 am06:37 pm13:10 hours
Saint-Pierre05:27 am06:37 pm13:10 hours
Cilaos05:27 am06:37 pm13:10 hours
Saint-Denis05:28 am06:37 pm13:09 hours
Saint-Louis05:27 am06:38 pm13:10 hours
Les Avirons05:28 am06:38 pm13:10 hours
La Possession05:28 am06:37 pm13:09 hours
Trois-Bassins05:28 am06:38 pm13:10 hours
Le Port05:28 am06:38 pm13:09 hours
Saint-Leu05:28 am06:38 pm13:10 hours
Saint-Paul05:28 am06:38 pm13:09 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:27 am04:15 pm8:48 hours
New York (USA)06:42 am04:39 pm9:57 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:41 am07:38 pm13:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:56 am05:25 pm11:29 hours
Moscow (Russia)08:03 am04:25 pm8:22 hours
Shanghai (China)06:20 am04:56 pm10:36 hours
Helsinki (Finland)08:17 am03:52 pm7:35 hours