Sunset Canada

Sunrise and sunset in Canada

Sunrise today: 7:20 h
Sunset today: 18:15 h
(Times for Ottawa)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Canada are significantly influenced by the country's very northern position in the hemisphere. Relatively high in the north the days in summer are long and short in winter. With up to approximately 15:40 hours the longest days happen in Juni. On the other hand, the longest and darkest nights are in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Ottawa lasts almost 16 hours.

In these days the sun in Ottawa rises at 7:20. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:15 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average length of daylight in Ottawa

Average length of daylight in Ottawa
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Canada

Sunset CanadaThe 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 18th., localtime in Canada

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Halifax07:31 am06:27 pm10:57 h
Québec07:04 am05:55 pm10:51 h
Montréal07:12 am06:06 pm10:54 h
Laval07:12 am06:07 pm10:54 h
Ottawa07:20 am06:15 pm10:55 h
Gatineau07:20 am06:15 pm10:54 h
Markham07:33 am06:31 pm10:58 h
Toronto07:33 am06:32 pm10:59 h
Vaughan07:34 am06:32 pm10:58 h
Mississauga07:34 am06:33 pm10:59 h
Brampton07:34 am06:33 pm10:59 h
Hamilton07:34 am06:34 pm10:60 h
Kitchener07:37 am06:36 pm10:59 h
London07:39 am06:40 pm11:00 h
Winnipeg07:52 am06:34 pm10:42 h
Saskatoon07:34 am06:09 pm10:35 h
Edmonton08:04 am06:34 pm10:30 h
Calgary08:02 am06:40 pm10:38 h
Surrey07:34 am06:18 pm10:44 h
Vancouver07:35 am06:19 pm10:44 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Ottawa)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:36 am04:48 pm9:11 h
Februar07:01 am05:31 pm10:30 h
März07:12 am07:10 pm11:58 h
April06:14 am07:50 pm13:36 h
Mai05:30 am08:28 pm14:58 h
Juni05:11 am08:54 pm15:43 h
Juli05:27 am08:49 pm15:22 h
August06:02 am08:11 pm14:09 h
September06:40 am07:15 pm12:35 h
Oktober07:18 am06:18 pm11:01 h
November07:00 am04:34 pm9:34 h
Dezember07:34 am04:22 pm8:48 h

Where does the sun rise in Canada?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Canada is St. John's in the region of Newfoundland and Labrador. There, the sun rises at 7:21 am and sets at 6:10 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Whitehorse (Yukon) at 6:44 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:36 am06:07 pm10:31 h
New York (USA)07:08 am06:14 pm11:06 h
Sydney (Australia)06:08 am07:11 pm13:03 h
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:35 pm11:49 h
Moscow (Russia)07:05 am05:24 pm10:19 h
Shanghai (China)05:57 am05:20 pm11:23 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:05 am06:04 pm9:59 h