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Sunset Aruba

Sunrise and sunset in Aruba

Sunrise today: 6:28 h
Sunset today: 18:29 h
(Times for Oranjestad)

Sunrise and sunset in Aruba do not differ significantly throughout the year. The reason for this is the proximity to the equator. Thus, the sun swings north in the middle of the year and south at the turn of the year, without moving too far away. In countries like Canada or Norway, however, the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 12:50 hours the longest days happen to be in June. In December a night in Oranjestad lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Oranjestad rises at 6:28. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:29 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Oranjestad

Average length of day in Oranjestad
      sunshine duration       twilight phase


Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Aruba

Sunset ArubaThe 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 October 4th., localtime in Aruba

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Angochi06:27 am06:29 pm12:02 h
Babijn06:28 am06:29 pm12:02 h
Oranjestad06:28 am06:29 pm12:02 h
Arasji06:28 am06:30 pm12:02 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Oranjestad)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:04 am06:34 pm11:31 h
February07:00 am06:47 pm11:47 h
March06:46 am06:51 pm12:06 h
April06:26 am06:53 pm12:27 h
May06:14 am06:58 pm12:45 h
June06:13 am07:07 pm12:54 h
July06:21 am07:11 pm12:50 h
August06:27 am07:01 pm12:34 h
September06:28 am06:42 pm12:14 h
October06:29 am06:22 pm11:54 h
November06:37 am06:12 pm11:35 h
December06:52 am06:18 pm11:26 h



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. Oranjestad lies on the 13th degree of northern latitude and thus a good distance from the equator.While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Aruba it only lasts an average of 24 minutes. In June, it's about 25 minutes in Oranjestad, while in December it's 24 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:11 am06:39 pm11:28 h
New York (USA)06:53 am06:36 pm11:43 h
Sydney (Australia)06:27 am07:00 pm12:34 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:44 pm12:00 h
Moscow (Russia)06:36 am06:00 pm11:24 h
Shanghai (China)05:48 am05:37 pm11:49 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:31 am06:46 pm11:16 h

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