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Sunset Guadeloupe

Sunrise and sunset in Guadeloupe

Sunrise today: 5:56 h
Sunset today: 17:55 h
(Times for Basse-Terre)

Sunrise and sunset times in Guadeloupe are determined by the moderate location in the northern hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the Nordic countries, but still noticeable. The days are longer in summer (June to September) than in winter (December to March). With up to about 13:10 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. In the southern hemisphere it is the other way round. In December, the night in Basse-Terre lasts almost 13 hours and the days start about 60 minutes later.

In these days the sun in Basse-Terre rises at 5:56. The early sunset at 17:55 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of day in Basse-Terre

Average length of day in Basse-Terre
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Guadeloupe

Sunset GuadeloupeThe 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 4th., localtime in Guadeloupe

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Saint-François05:54 am05:53 pm11:60 h
Grand-Bourg05:54 am05:54 pm11:60 h
Le Moule05:54 am05:54 pm11:59 h
Sainte-Anne05:54 am05:54 pm11:60 h
Petit-Canal05:55 am05:54 pm11:59 h
Le Gosier05:55 am05:54 pm11:60 h
Les Abymes05:55 am05:54 pm11:60 h
Pointe-à-Pitre05:55 am05:54 pm11:60 h
Capesterre-Belle-Eau05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Baie-Mahault05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Petit-Bourg05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Lamentin05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Trois-Rivières05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Gourbeyre05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Sainte-Rose05:56 am05:55 pm11:59 h
Saint-Claude05:55 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Basse-Terre05:56 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Vieux-Habitants05:56 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Bouillante05:56 am05:55 pm11:60 h
Pointe-Noire05:56 am05:55 pm11:60 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Basse-Terre)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:36 am05:55 pm11:19 h
February06:30 am06:11 pm11:40 h
March06:13 am06:18 pm12:05 h
April05:50 am06:23 pm12:32 h
May05:35 am06:30 pm12:55 h
June05:34 am06:40 pm13:07 h
July05:42 am06:43 pm13:02 h
August05:50 am06:32 pm12:42 h
September05:54 am06:09 pm12:16 h
October05:58 am05:47 pm11:49 h
November06:08 am05:34 pm11:25 h
December06:25 am05:38 pm11:13 h

Where does the sun rise in Guadeloupe?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Guadeloupe is Grande Anse in the region of . There, the sun rises at 5:53 am and sets at 5:53 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Pointe-Noire at 5:55 pm.


Duration of the sunset

The distance from the equator and the path of the sun determines not only the time of sunrise and sunset. The farther a country is from the equator, the more oblique the sun's path is to the horizon. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Basse-Terre lies on the 16th degree of northern latitude and thus a good distance from the equator.While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Guadeloupe it only lasts an average of 25 minutes. Guadeloupe is so close to the equator that there is no noticeable difference even between June and December.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:11 am06:39 pm11:28 h
New York (USA)06:53 am06:36 pm11:43 h
Sydney (Australia)06:27 am07:00 pm12:34 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:44 pm12:00 h
Moscow (Russia)06:36 am06:00 pm11:24 h
Shanghai (China)05:48 am05:37 pm11:49 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:31 am06:46 pm11:16 h

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