Sunset Trinidad and Tobago

Sunrise and sunset in Trinidad and Tobago

Sunrise today: 5:42 h
Sunset today: 18:23 h
(Times for Port-of-Spain)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Trinidad and Tobago won't differ much all over the year. The reason is the only fair proximity to the equator. So in summer the sun moves slightly to the north and in the winter slightly back to south, but without much change in the distance. E.g. in the Nordic countries of Europe the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 12:50 hours the longest days happen to be in June. In December a night in Port-of-Spain lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Port-of-Spain rises at 5:42. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:23 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average length of day in Port-of-Spain

Average length of day in Port-of-Spain
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Trinidad and Tobago

Sunset Trinidad and TobagoThe 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 May 21st., localtime in Trinidad and Tobago

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Scarborough05:38 am06:20 pm12:43 h
Sangre Grande05:40 am06:21 pm12:41 h
Rio Claro05:41 am06:21 pm12:40 h
Arima05:41 am06:22 pm12:41 h
Arouca05:41 am06:22 pm12:41 h
Paradise05:41 am06:22 pm12:41 h
Tunapuna05:41 am06:22 pm12:41 h
Princes Town05:42 am06:22 pm12:40 h
Chaguanas05:41 am06:22 pm12:41 h
Mon Repos05:42 am06:22 pm12:40 h
Marabella05:42 am06:22 pm12:40 h
San Fernando05:42 am06:22 pm12:40 h
Peñal05:42 am06:22 pm12:40 h
Couva05:42 am06:22 pm12:40 h
Laventille05:42 am06:23 pm12:41 h
Siparia05:42 am06:22 pm12:39 h
Port-of-Spain05:42 am06:23 pm12:41 h
Petit Valley05:42 am06:23 pm12:41 h
Mucurapo05:42 am06:23 pm12:41 h
Point Fortin05:43 am06:23 pm12:40 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Port-of-Spain)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:27 am06:03 pm11:36 h
February06:25 am06:15 pm11:50 h
March06:11 am06:17 pm12:06 h
April05:53 am06:18 pm12:24 h
May05:42 am06:22 pm12:39 h
June05:43 am06:30 pm12:47 h
July05:50 am06:33 pm12:44 h
August05:55 am06:25 pm12:31 h
September05:54 am06:07 pm12:13 h
October05:53 am05:49 pm11:56 h
November06:00 am05:40 pm11:40 h
December06:14 am05:47 pm11:33 h

Where does the sun rise in Trinidad and Tobago?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Trinidad and Tobago is Scarborough in the region of . There, the sun rises at 5:38 am and sets at 6:20 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Point Fortin at 6:23 pm.

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. Port-of-Spain lies on the 11th 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 Trinidad and Tobago it only lasts an average of 23 minutes. Trinidad and Tobago 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)04:59 am09:06 pm16:08 h
New York (USA)05:32 am08:12 pm14:40 h
Sydney (Australia)06:43 am05:00 pm10:17 h
Manila (Philippines)05:25 am06:19 pm12:54 h
Moscow (Russia)04:05 am08:47 pm16:42 h
Shanghai (China)04:53 am06:47 pm13:54 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:24 am10:09 pm17:45 h

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