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Sunset Tunisia

Sunrise and sunset in Tunisia

Sunrise today: 6:06 h
Sunset today: 18:16 h
(Times for Tunis)

Sunrise and sunset times in Tunisia are determined by the moderate location in the northern hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the Nordic countries, but still noticeable. The days are longer in summer (June to September) than in winter (December to March). With up to about 14:40 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. In the southern hemisphere it is the other way round. In December, the night in Tunis lasts almost 15 hours and the days start about 3 hours later.

In these days the sun in Tunis rises at 6:06. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:16 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Tunis

Average length of day in Tunis
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Tunisia

Sunset TunisiaThe 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 September 24th., localtime in Tunisia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Zarzis06:03 am06:12 pm12:10 h
Midoun06:03 am06:13 pm12:10 h
Houmt Souk06:04 am06:13 pm12:10 h
Monastir06:04 am06:14 pm12:10 h
Saqanis06:04 am06:14 pm12:10 h
Sfax06:04 am06:14 pm12:10 h
Sousse06:04 am06:14 pm12:10 h
Masakin06:05 am06:14 pm12:10 h
Tataouine06:05 am06:15 pm12:10 h
Al Marsá06:06 am06:16 pm12:10 h
La Goulette06:06 am06:16 pm12:10 h
Ben Arous06:06 am06:16 pm12:10 h
Ariana06:06 am06:16 pm12:10 h
Tunis06:06 am06:16 pm12:10 h
La Mohammedia06:06 am06:16 pm12:10 h
Gabès06:07 am06:16 pm12:10 h
Kairouan06:07 am06:16 pm12:10 h
Bizerte06:07 am06:17 pm12:10 h
Kasserine06:12 am06:21 pm12:10 h
Gafsa06:12 am06:22 pm12:10 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Tunis)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:29 am05:27 pm9:58 h
February07:06 am06:00 pm10:54 h
March06:28 am06:27 pm11:59 h
April05:43 am06:54 pm13:11 h
May05:10 am07:21 pm14:11 h
June04:58 am07:41 pm14:43 h
July05:10 am07:40 pm14:29 h
August05:35 am07:12 pm13:37 h
September06:00 am06:28 pm12:29 h
October06:25 am05:44 pm11:19 h
November06:56 am05:11 pm10:16 h
December07:23 am05:05 pm9:42 h

Where does the sun rise in Tunisia?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Tunisia is Bin Qirdan in the region of Madanin. There, the sun rises at 6:02 am and sets at 6:12 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Nefta (Tawzar) at 6:25 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. Tunis lies on the 37th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Tunisia this period averages 32 minutes. In June, it's about 34 minutes in Tunis, while in December it's 30 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:54 am07:02 pm12:09 h
New York (USA)06:43 am06:53 pm12:10 h
Sydney (Australia)05:40 am05:53 pm12:13 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:52 pm12:08 h
Moscow (Russia)06:16 am06:26 pm12:09 h
Shanghai (China)05:42 am05:50 pm12:08 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:07 am07:17 pm12:10 h

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