Sunrise and sunset in Jamaica

The times of sunrise and sunset in Jamaica 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 13:10 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 Kingston last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Kingston rises at 5:41. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:28 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Kingston

Average lentgh of daylight in Kingston

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Jamaica

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 April 26th., localtime in Jamaica

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Savanna-la-Mar05:46 am06:33 pm12:47 hours
Montego Bay05:45 am06:33 pm12:47 hours
Santa Cruz05:45 am06:31 pm12:47 hours
Mandeville05:44 am06:30 pm12:47 hours
May Pen05:43 am06:29 pm12:46 hours
Hayes05:43 am06:29 pm12:46 hours
Saint Ann’s Bay05:42 am06:30 pm12:47 hours
Old Harbour05:42 am06:29 pm12:46 hours
Ocho Rios05:42 am06:29 pm12:47 hours
Ewarton05:42 am06:29 pm12:47 hours
Linstead05:42 am06:29 pm12:47 hours
Bog Walk05:42 am06:29 pm12:47 hours
Spanish Town05:42 am06:28 pm12:46 hours
Portmore05:42 am06:28 pm12:46 hours
Half Way Tree05:41 am06:28 pm12:46 hours
Constant Spring05:41 am06:28 pm12:47 hours
Kingston05:41 am06:28 pm12:46 hours
Stony Hill05:41 am06:28 pm12:47 hours
Port Antonio05:40 am06:26 pm12:47 hours
Morant Bay05:40 am06:26 pm12:46 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:42 am08:26 pm14:44 hours
New York (USA)05:58 am07:48 pm13:50 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)06:55 am05:42 pm10:47 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:34 am06:13 pm12:39 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:54 am07:59 pm15:05 hours
Shanghai (China)05:12 am06:31 pm13:20 hours
Helsinki (Finland)05:27 am09:08 pm15:41 hours