Sunrise and sunset in the Dominican Republic

The times of sunrise and sunset in the Dominican Republic 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 13:20 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 Santo Domingo last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Santo Domingo rises at 6:10. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:21 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Santo Domingo

Average lentgh of daylight in Santo Domingo

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Dominican Republic

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 July 15th., localtime in the Dominican Republic

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
San Juan de la Maguana06:15 am07:26 pm13:11 hours
Santa Cruz de Barahona06:15 am07:25 pm13:09 hours
Mao06:13 am07:27 pm13:14 hours
Azua06:14 am07:23 pm13:10 hours
Santiago de los Caballeros06:12 am07:25 pm13:14 hours
Puerto Plata06:11 am07:26 pm13:15 hours
Concepción de La Vega06:11 am07:24 pm13:13 hours
Moca06:11 am07:24 pm13:13 hours
Bonao06:11 am07:23 pm13:12 hours
Baní06:12 am07:22 pm13:09 hours
San Francisco de Macorís06:10 am07:23 pm13:13 hours
San Cristóbal06:11 am07:21 pm13:10 hours
Bajos de Haina06:11 am07:21 pm13:10 hours
Santo Domingo Oeste06:11 am07:21 pm13:10 hours
Santo Domingo06:10 am07:21 pm13:10 hours
Boca Chica06:09 am07:19 pm13:10 hours
San Pedro de Macorís06:08 am07:18 pm13:10 hours
La Romana06:07 am07:16 pm13:10 hours
Salvaleón de Higüey06:05 am07:16 pm13:11 hours
Punta Cana06:04 am07:14 pm13:10 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:01 am09:23 pm16:22 hours
New York (USA)05:36 am08:27 pm14:50 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:56 am05:06 pm10:10 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:33 am06:30 pm12:57 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:05 am09:05 pm16:60 hours
Shanghai (China)04:59 am07:00 pm14:01 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:22 am10:30 pm18:09 hours