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Sunset Saint Barthelemy

Sunrise and sunset in Saint Barthelemy

Sunrise today: 6:43 h
Sunset today: 18:04 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. A December night in Gustavia lasts almost 13 hours and the days start about 60 minutes later.

During these days, the sun in Gustavia rises at 6:43. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:04 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 by month (Gustavia)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:44 am05:57 pm11:13 h
February06:37 am06:13 pm11:36 h
March06:18 am06:22 pm12:04 h
April05:53 am06:28 pm12:35 h
May05:37 am06:38 pm13:01 h
June05:34 am06:48 pm13:14 h
July05:43 am06:51 pm13:08 h
August05:52 am06:39 pm12:46 h
September05:58 am06:15 pm12:17 h
October06:03 am05:50 pm11:47 h
November06:15 am05:36 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, causing sunset to last for a different duration. 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 lasts only 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)07:52 am04:46 pm8:54 h
New York (USA)07:08 am05:09 pm10:02 h
Sydney (Australia)06:10 am08:05 pm13:54 h
Manila (Philippines)06:23 am05:53 pm11:30 h
Moscow (Russia)08:28 am04:56 pm8:27 h
Shanghai (China)06:47 am05:26 pm10:39 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:41 am04:24 pm7:42 h

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