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.

In these days the sun in Saint-Denis rises at 6:38. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:06 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 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 August 17th., localtime in Reunion

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Saint-Paul06:38 am06:07 pm11:28 hours
Saint-Leu06:39 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Le Port06:38 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Trois-Bassins06:38 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
La Possession06:38 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Les Avirons06:38 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Saint-Louis06:38 am06:06 pm11:27 hours
Saint-Denis06:38 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Cilaos06:38 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Saint-Pierre06:38 am06:05 pm11:27 hours
Le Tampon06:38 am06:05 pm11:28 hours
Salazie06:37 am06:05 pm11:28 hours
Sainte-Marie06:37 am06:06 pm11:28 hours
Petite-Île06:38 am06:05 pm11:27 hours
Sainte-Suzanne06:37 am06:05 pm11:28 hours
Saint-Joseph06:37 am06:05 pm11:27 hours
Saint-André06:37 am06:05 pm11:28 hours
Bras-Panon06:37 am06:05 pm11:28 hours
Saint-Benoît06:37 am06:05 pm11:28 hours
Sainte-Rose06:36 am06:04 pm11:28 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:51 am08:29 pm14:38 hours
New York (USA)06:06 am07:53 pm13:47 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:30 am05:27 pm10:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:41 am06:19 pm12:38 hours
Moscow (Russia)05:04 am08:03 pm14:59 hours
Shanghai (China)05:19 am06:36 pm13:17 hours
Helsinki (Finland)05:37 am09:11 pm15:34 hours