Sunrise and sunset in Sint Maarten

The times of sunrise and sunset in Sint Maarten 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 Philipsburg last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Philipsburg rises at 6:34. The early sunset at 17:40 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Philipsburg

Average lentgh of daylight in Philipsburg

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Sint Maarten

The 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 15th., localtime in Sint Maarten

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Philipsburg06:34 am05:40 pm11:06 hours
Cul de Sac06:34 am05:40 pm11:06 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:08 am03:54 pm7:46 hours
New York (USA)07:11 am04:30 pm9:20 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:36 am08:03 pm14:26 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:11 am05:30 pm11:19 hours
Moscow (Russia)08:50 am03:58 pm7:08 hours
Shanghai (China)06:43 am04:54 pm10:11 hours
Helsinki (Finland)09:16 am03:14 pm5:59 hours