Sunrise and sunset in Belize

The times of sunrise and sunset in Belize 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 13:10 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 Belmopan last almost 13 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Belmopan starts already at 5:21 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:33 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Belmopan

Average lentgh of daylight in Belmopan

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Belize

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 June 22nd., localtime in Belize

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Benque Viejo del Carmen05:23 am06:34 pm13:11 hours
San Ignacio05:22 am06:34 pm13:12 hours
Valley of Peace05:21 am06:33 pm13:12 hours
Punta Gorda05:23 am06:31 pm13:07 hours
Belmopan05:21 am06:33 pm13:12 hours
Shipyard05:19 am06:34 pm13:14 hours
Orange Walk05:18 am06:34 pm13:15 hours
Corozal05:17 am06:34 pm13:16 hours
Placencia05:21 am06:30 pm13:09 hours
Dangriga05:19 am06:30 pm13:11 hours
Belize City05:18 am06:31 pm13:13 hours
San Pedro05:16 am06:31 pm13:15 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:41 am09:35 pm16:55 hours
New York (USA)05:23 am08:32 pm15:09 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:32 am05:13 pm9:41 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:27 am06:29 pm13:02 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:42 am09:21 pm17:39 hours
Shanghai (China)04:49 am07:03 pm14:13 hours
Helsinki (Finland)03:51 am10:54 pm19:03 hours