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 6:00. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:06 Uhr in the early evening.


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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 west to east, 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 September 25th., localtime in Sint Maarten

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Cul de Sac06:00 am06:06 pm12:06 hours
Philipsburg06:00 am06:06 pm12:06 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:56 am06:59 pm12:03 hours
New York (USA)06:46 am06:48 pm12:03 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:39 am05:54 pm12:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:51 pm12:07 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:19 am06:22 pm12:03 hours
Shanghai (China)05:42 am05:48 pm12:06 hours
Helsinki (Finland)07:10 am07:13 pm12:03 hours