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Sunset Saint Barthelemy

Sunrise and sunset in Saint Barthelemy

Sunrise today: 5:37 h
Sunset today: 18:38 h
(Times for Gustavia)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Saint Barthelemy 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 June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Gustavia last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Gustavia rises at 5:37. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:38 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Gustavia

Average length of day in Gustavia
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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 May 17th., localtime in Saint Barthelemy

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Gustavia05:37 am06:38 pm13:02 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 24 minutes. Saint Barthelemy 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)05:04 am09:00 pm15:56 h
New York (USA)05:36 am08:08 pm14:33 h
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am05:02 pm10:23 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:52 h
Moscow (Russia)04:11 am08:40 pm16:28 h
Shanghai (China)04:55 am06:45 pm13:49 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:33 am10:00 pm17:27 h

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