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Sunset Saint Barthelemy

Sunrise and sunset in Saint Barthelemy

Sunrise today: 6:01 h
Sunset today: 17:56 h
(Times for Gustavia)

Sunrise and sunset times in Saint Barthelemy 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 Gustavia lasts almost 13 hours and the days start about 60 minutes later.

In these days the sun in Gustavia rises at 6:01. The early sunset at 17:56 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of day in Gustavia

Average length of day in Gustavia
      sunshine duration       twilight phase


Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Saint Barthelemy

Sunset Saint BarthelemyThe 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 7th., localtime in Saint Barthelemy

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Gustavia06:01 am05:56 pm11:55 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Gustavia)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:44 am05:57 pm11:13 h
February06:37 am06:13 pm11:37 h
March06:18 am06:22 pm12:04 h
April05:53 am06:29 pm12:35 h
May05:37 am06:38 pm13:01 h
June05:34 am06:49 pm13:14 h
July05:43 am06:51 pm13:08 h
August05:52 am06:38 pm12:46 h
September05:58 am06:14 pm12:17 h
October06:03 am05:50 pm11:47 h
November06:16 am05:35 pm11:20 h
December06:33 am05:39 pm11:06 h



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. Gustavia lies on the 18th 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 Saint Barthelemy it only lasts an average of 25 minutes. In June, it's about 26 minutes in Gustavia, while in December it's 25 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:16 am06:32 pm11:16 h
New York (USA)06:57 am06:29 pm11:32 h
Sydney (Australia)06:23 am07:03 pm12:40 h
Manila (Philippines)05:45 am05:42 pm11:58 h
Moscow (Russia)06:42 am05:52 pm11:10 h
Shanghai (China)05:50 am05:33 pm11:44 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:38 am06:37 pm10:60 h

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