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Sunset St. Martin

Sunrise and sunset in Saint Martin

Sunrise today: 6:45 h
Sunset today: 18:02 h
(Times for Marigot)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Saint Martin 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 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 Marigot last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Marigot rises at 6:45. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:02 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Marigot

Average length of daylight in Marigot
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Saint Martin

Sunset St. MartinThe 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 January 23rd., localtime in Saint Martin

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Marigot06:45 am06:02 pm11:17 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Marigot)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:45 am05:57 pm11:12 h
February06:38 am06:14 pm11:36 h
March06:19 am06:23 pm12:04 h
April05:54 am06:30 pm12:36 h
May05:38 am06:39 pm13:01 h
June05:35 am06:50 pm13:15 h
July05:43 am06:52 pm13:09 h
August05:53 am06:40 pm12:47 h
September05:59 am06:15 pm12:17 h
October06:04 am05:51 pm11:47 h
November06:17 am05:36 pm11:19 h
December06:34 am05:40 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. Marigot 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 Martin it only lasts an average of 24 minutes. St. Martin 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)07:58 am04:37 pm8:39 h
New York (USA)07:11 am05:04 pm9:52 h
Sydney (Australia)06:06 am08:07 pm14:02 h
Manila (Philippines)06:24 am05:51 pm11:27 h
Moscow (Russia)08:36 am04:46 pm8:10 h
Shanghai (China)06:49 am05:22 pm10:32 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:51 am04:12 pm7:20 h

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