Sunrise and sunset in Dominica

The times of sunrise and sunset in Dominica 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 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 Roseau last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Roseau rises at 6:25. The early sunset at 17:40 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Roseau

Average lentgh of daylight in Roseau

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Dominica

The 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 December 19th., localtime in Dominica

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
La Plaine06:24 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Rosalie06:24 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Castle Bruce06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Marigot06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Berekua06:24 am05:40 pm11:16 hours
Wesley06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Woodford Hill06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Pont Cassé06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Calibishie06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Soufrière06:25 am05:40 pm11:16 hours
Pointe Michel06:25 am05:40 pm11:16 hours
Roseau06:25 am05:40 pm11:16 hours
Mahaut06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Saint Joseph06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Salisbury06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Colihaut06:25 am05:40 pm11:15 hours
Portsmouth06:26 am05:40 pm11:15 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:11 am03:55 pm7:44 hours
New York (USA)07:14 am04:32 pm9:18 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:38 am08:05 pm14:27 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:13 am05:32 pm11:18 hours
Moscow (Russia)08:53 am03:59 pm7:06 hours
Shanghai (China)06:46 am04:56 pm10:10 hours
Helsinki (Finland)09:19 am03:15 pm5:56 hours