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Sunset Zimbabwe

Sunrise and sunset in Zimbabwe

Sunrise today: 6:05 h
Sunset today: 17:44 h
(Times for Harare)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Zimbabwe 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. Harare is positioned near the 18 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:10 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Harare lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Harare rises at 6:05. The early sunset at 17:44 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Harare

Average length of daylight in Harare
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Zimbabwe

Sunset ZimbabweThe 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 April 20th., localtime in Zimbabwe

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Mutare05:59 am05:36 pm11:37 h
Rusape06:01 am05:39 pm11:38 h
Chiredzi06:05 am05:38 pm11:33 h
Marondera06:03 am05:41 pm11:38 h
Bindura06:03 am05:43 pm11:40 h
Chitungwiza06:05 am05:43 pm11:39 h
Harare06:05 am05:44 pm11:39 h
Masvingo06:08 am05:43 pm11:35 h
Norton06:06 am05:45 pm11:39 h
Chinhoyi06:08 am05:47 pm11:40 h
Chegutu06:09 am05:47 pm11:38 h
Zvishavane06:11 am05:45 pm11:35 h
Beitbridge06:13 am05:44 pm11:31 h
Kadoma06:10 am05:48 pm11:38 h
Gweru06:11 am05:47 pm11:36 h
Kwekwe06:11 am05:48 pm11:37 h
Redcliff06:11 am05:48 pm11:37 h
Bulawayo06:17 am05:51 pm11:35 h
Hwange06:23 am06:01 pm11:38 h
Victoria Falls06:26 am06:04 pm11:39 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Harare)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar05:31 am06:38 pm13:07 h
Februar05:48 am06:31 pm12:42 h
März05:57 am06:11 pm12:14 h
April06:03 am05:47 pm11:44 h
Mai06:12 am05:31 pm11:19 h
Juni06:23 am05:29 pm11:06 h
Juli06:25 am05:37 pm11:12 h
August06:13 am05:46 pm11:33 h
September05:50 am05:51 pm12:02 h
Oktober05:25 am05:57 pm12:32 h
November05:10 am06:10 pm12:60 h
Dezember05:14 am06:27 pm13:14 h

Where does the sun rise in Zimbabwe?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Zimbabwe is Chimanimani in the region of Manicaland. There, the sun rises at 5:59 am and sets at 5:35 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Victoria Falls (Matabeleland North) at 6:04 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:55 am08:15 pm14:21 h
New York (USA)06:08 am07:41 pm13:32 h
Sydney (Australia)06:20 am05:28 pm11:08 h
Manila (Philippines)05:38 am06:11 pm12:34 h
Moscow (Russia)05:09 am07:47 pm14:38 h
Shanghai (China)05:19 am06:26 pm13:08 h
Helsinki (Finland)05:44 am08:53 pm15:08 h