Sunrise and sunset in the Bahamas

The times of sunrise and sunset in the Bahamas are influenced by the country's moderate northern position in the hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the United States, but still noticeable. The days in summer are long and in winter short. With up to approximately 13:40 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Nassau last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Nassau rises at 6:19. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:53 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Nassau

Average lentgh of daylight in Nassau

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Bahamas

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 May 26th., localtime in the Bahamas

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Alice Town06:25 am08:03 pm13:37 hours
West End06:22 am08:03 pm13:41 hours
Freeport06:21 am08:02 pm13:41 hours
Lucaya06:21 am08:02 pm13:41 hours
High Rock06:19 am08:00 pm13:41 hours
San Andros06:21 am07:56 pm13:35 hours
Andros Town06:21 am07:54 pm13:33 hours
Cooper’s Town06:16 am07:58 pm13:42 hours
Nassau06:19 am07:53 pm13:35 hours
Marsh Harbour06:15 am07:55 pm13:41 hours
Spanish Wells06:15 am07:52 pm13:37 hours
Dunmore Town06:15 am07:51 pm13:36 hours
George Town06:15 am07:44 pm13:29 hours
Arthur’s Town06:13 am07:46 pm13:33 hours
Clarence Town06:13 am07:40 pm13:27 hours
Port Nelson06:11 am07:41 pm13:29 hours
Cockburn Town06:09 am07:40 pm13:31 hours
Colonel Hill06:11 am07:36 pm13:26 hours
Matthew Town06:12 am07:31 pm13:19 hours
Abraham’s Bay06:06 am07:31 pm13:24 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:52 am09:14 pm16:22 hours
New York (USA)05:28 am08:18 pm14:50 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:19 am05:16 pm9:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:24 am06:21 pm12:56 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:57 am08:55 pm16:59 hours
Shanghai (China)04:50 am06:51 pm14:01 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:13 am10:21 pm18:07 hours