Sunset South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Sunrise today: 3:49 h
Sunset today: 20:41 h
(Times for King Edward Point)

The times of sunrise and sunset on the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands are significantly influenced by the country's very southern position in the hemisphere. Far in the south the days are short in summer and long in winter. In the northern hemisphere it is vice versa. With up to 17:20 hours the longest days are in Dezember. The longest dark nights happen to be in summer. In Juni a night in King Edward Point lasts almost 17 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in King Edward Point starts already at 3:49 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:41 in the evening.


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Average length of daylight in King Edward Point

Average length of daylight in King Edward Point
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

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 1st., localtime on the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
King Edward Point03:49 am08:41 pm16:52 h
Grytviken03:49 am08:41 pm16:52 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (King Edward Point)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar04:15 am08:55 pm16:40 h
Februar05:18 am08:01 pm14:43 h
März06:17 am06:52 pm12:35 h
April07:15 am05:36 pm10:21 h
Mai08:08 am04:36 pm8:28 h
Juni08:44 am04:09 pm7:25 h
Juli08:34 am04:29 pm7:55 h
August07:41 am05:18 pm9:37 h
September06:28 am06:13 pm11:45 h
Oktober05:13 am07:09 pm13:56 h
November04:09 am08:12 pm16:03 h
Dezember03:43 am08:59 pm17:15 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:53 am03:58 pm8:05 h
New York (USA)06:59 am04:30 pm9:31 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:53 pm14:18 h
Manila (Philippines)06:04 am05:26 pm11:22 h
Moscow (Russia)08:33 am04:04 pm7:31 h
Shanghai (China)06:34 am04:52 pm10:18 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:54 am03:24 pm6:30 h