Sunset Rwanda

Sunrise and sunset in Rwanda

Sunrise today: 6:04 h
Sunset today: 18:19 h
(Times for Kigali)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Rwanda 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 12:20 hours the longest days happen to be in Dezember. In Juni a night in Kigali lasts almost 12 hours.

In these days the sun in Kigali rises at 6:04. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:19 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Kigali

Average length of daylight in Kigali
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Rwanda

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 January 24th., localtime in Rwanda

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Kibungo06:02 am06:17 pm12:15 h
Rwamagana06:02 am06:17 pm12:15 h
Byumba06:04 am06:18 pm12:14 h
Kigali06:04 am06:19 pm12:15 h
Gitarama06:05 am06:20 pm12:15 h
Butare06:04 am06:21 pm12:17 h
Musanze06:06 am06:20 pm12:14 h
Nzega06:05 am06:22 pm12:16 h
Kibuye06:07 am06:22 pm12:15 h
Gisenyi06:08 am06:22 pm12:14 h
Cyangugu06:08 am06:24 pm12:16 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Kigali)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:01 am06:16 pm12:15 h
Februar06:07 am06:20 pm12:13 h
März06:03 am06:13 pm12:09 h
April05:56 am06:02 pm12:06 h
Mai05:54 am05:58 pm12:04 h
Juni05:58 am06:01 pm12:03 h
Juli06:04 am06:07 pm12:03 h
August06:01 am06:06 pm12:05 h
September05:50 am05:58 pm12:08 h
Oktober05:39 am05:51 pm12:11 h
November05:37 am05:51 pm12:15 h
Dezember05:46 am06:03 pm12:16 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:57 am04:39 pm8:42 h
New York (USA)07:11 am05:04 pm9:53 h
Sydney (Australia)06:07 am08:07 pm13:60 h
Manila (Philippines)06:24 am05:52 pm11:28 h
Moscow (Russia)08:34 am04:48 pm8:14 h
Shanghai (China)06:49 am05:23 pm10:34 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:49 am04:15 pm7:26 h