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Sunset Guyana

Sunrise and sunset in Guyana

Sunrise today: 5:47 h
Sunset today: 17:35 h
(Times for Georgetown)
Sunrise and sunset in Guyana do not differ significantly throughout the year. The reason for this is the proximity to the equator. Thus, the sun swings north in the middle of the year and south at the turn of the year, without moving too far away. In countries like Canada or Norway, however, the difference is much more extreme.
With up to approximately 12:30 hours the longest days happen to be in June. In December a night in Georgetown lasts almost 13 hours.
During these days, the sun in Georgetown rises at 5:47. The early sunset at 17:35 makes the day currently a bit too short.
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Average length of day in Georgetown

Average length of day in Georgetown
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Guyana

Sunset GuyanaThe cities are ordered by their geographic position from east to west, so in an approximate direction of the sun's course. Since the orbit around the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for December 1st., localtime in Guyana
CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Skeldon05:42 am05:32 pm11:51 h
New Amsterdam05:44 am05:33 pm11:49 h
Rosignol05:44 am05:33 pm11:49 h
Mahaicony Village05:46 am05:34 pm11:48 h
Mahaica Village05:46 am05:34 pm11:48 h
Georgetown05:47 am05:35 pm11:48 h
Vreed-en-Hoop05:48 am05:35 pm11:48 h
Linden05:47 am05:37 pm11:50 h
Parika05:49 am05:36 pm11:48 h
Anna Regina05:50 am05:36 pm11:46 h
Bartica05:49 am05:38 pm11:49 h
Mahdia05:49 am05:41 pm11:53 h
Mabaruma05:56 am05:39 pm11:43 h
Lethem05:48 am05:47 pm11:59 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Georgetown)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:07 am05:56 pm11:48 h
February06:08 am06:05 pm11:57 h
March05:57 am06:04 pm12:07 h
April05:43 am06:01 pm12:19 h
May05:34 am06:03 pm12:28 h
June05:36 am06:09 pm12:33 h
July05:43 am06:14 pm12:31 h
August05:45 am06:08 pm12:23 h
September05:41 am05:53 pm12:12 h
October05:38 am05:38 pm12:01 h
November05:41 am05:32 pm11:51 h
December05:54 am05:40 pm11:46 h

Where does the sun rise in Guyana?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Guyana is Skeldon in the region of East Berbice-Corentyne. There, the sun rises at 5:42 am and sets at 5:32 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Lethem (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) at 17:47.

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, causing sunset to last for a different duration. Georgetown lies on the 7th degree of northern latitude and thus very close to the equator. While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Guyana, it lasts only an average of 24 minutes. Guyana 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)07:52 am03:58 pm8:06 h
New York (USA)06:58 am04:31 pm9:33 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:52 pm14:16 h
Manila (Philippines)06:03 am05:25 pm11:22 h
Moscow (Russia)08:32 am04:04 pm7:32 h
Shanghai (China)06:33 am04:52 pm10:19 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:53 am03:24 pm6:31 h

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