Sunset Belize

Sunrise and sunset in Belize

Sunrise today: 5:47 h
Sunset today: 17:34 h
(Times for Belmopan)

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.

In these days the sun in Belmopan rises at 5:47. The early sunset at 17:34 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in Belmopan

Average length of daylight in Belmopan
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Belize

Sunset BelizeThe 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 16th., localtime in Belize

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
San Pedro05:44 am05:30 pm11:46 h
Belize City05:44 am05:31 pm11:47 h
Dangriga05:44 am05:32 pm11:48 h
Placencia05:45 am05:33 pm11:48 h
Corozal05:46 am05:32 pm11:46 h
Orange Walk05:46 am05:33 pm11:46 h
Shipyard05:47 am05:33 pm11:46 h
Belmopan05:47 am05:34 pm11:47 h
Punta Gorda05:46 am05:35 pm11:49 h
Valley of Peace05:47 am05:34 pm11:47 h
San Ignacio05:48 am05:35 pm11:47 h
Benque Viejo del Carmen05:48 am05:35 pm11:48 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Belmopan)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:27 am05:42 pm11:15 h
Februar06:20 am05:58 pm11:38 h
März06:01 am06:06 pm12:05 h
April05:37 am06:12 pm12:35 h
Mai05:21 am06:20 pm12:59 h
Juni05:19 am06:31 pm13:12 h
Juli05:28 am06:34 pm13:06 h
August05:37 am06:21 pm12:45 h
September05:42 am05:58 pm12:16 h
Oktober05:47 am05:34 pm11:47 h
November05:58 am05:20 pm11:22 h
Dezember06:16 am05:24 pm11:09 h

Where does the sun rise in Belize?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Belize is San Pedro in the region of Belize. There, the sun rises at 5:44 am and sets at 5:30 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Benque Viejo del Carmen (Cayo) at 5:35 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:32 am06:11 pm10:39 h
New York (USA)07:06 am06:17 pm11:11 h
Sydney (Australia)06:11 am07:10 pm12:59 h
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:36 pm11:50 h
Moscow (Russia)07:00 am05:29 pm10:28 h
Shanghai (China)05:56 am05:23 pm11:27 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:01 am06:10 pm10:10 h