Sunset Puerto Rico

Sunrise and sunset in Puerto Rico

Sunrise today: 6:41 h
Sunset today: 17:48 h
(Times for San Juan)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Puerto Rico 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 San Juan last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in San Juan rises at 6:41. The early sunset at 17:48 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in San Juan

Average length of daylight in San Juan
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Puerto Rico

Sunset Puerto RicoThe 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 5th., localtime in Puerto Rico

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Fajardo06:39 am05:46 pm11:08 h
Humacao06:39 am05:47 pm11:08 h
Carolina06:40 am05:47 pm11:07 h
Trujillo Alto06:40 am05:48 pm11:08 h
Caguas06:40 am05:48 pm11:08 h
San Juan06:41 am05:48 pm11:07 h
Guaynabo06:41 am05:48 pm11:07 h
Guayama06:40 am05:49 pm11:09 h
Cataño06:41 am05:48 pm11:07 h
Bayamón06:41 am05:48 pm11:07 h
Cayey06:40 am05:49 pm11:08 h
Levittown06:41 am05:48 pm11:07 h
Candelaria06:41 am05:48 pm11:07 h
Vega Baja06:42 am05:49 pm11:07 h
Barceloneta06:42 am05:50 pm11:07 h
Ponce06:42 am05:51 pm11:09 h
Arecibo06:43 am05:50 pm11:07 h
Adjuntas06:43 am05:51 pm11:08 h
Yauco06:43 am05:52 pm11:09 h
Mayagüez06:44 am05:52 pm11:08 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (San Juan)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:58 am06:09 pm11:11 h
Februar06:50 am06:26 pm11:36 h
März06:31 am06:35 pm12:04 h
April06:06 am06:42 pm12:36 h
Mai05:49 am06:52 pm13:03 h
Juni05:46 am07:03 pm13:16 h
Juli05:55 am07:05 pm13:10 h
August06:05 am06:52 pm12:47 h
September06:11 am06:27 pm12:17 h
Oktober06:17 am06:02 pm11:46 h
November06:30 am05:48 pm11:18 h
Dezember06:47 am05:51 pm11:04 h

Where does the sun rise in Puerto Rico?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Puerto Rico is Culebra in the region of Culebra. There, the sun rises at 6:37 am and sets at 5:45 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Rincón (Rincon) at 5:53 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:58 am03:56 pm7:58 h
New York (USA)07:02 am04:30 pm9:28 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:55 pm14:20 h
Manila (Philippines)06:06 am05:26 pm11:21 h
Moscow (Russia)08:38 am04:01 pm7:23 h
Shanghai (China)06:36 am04:52 pm10:16 h
Helsinki (Finland)09:01 am03:20 pm6:19 h