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Sunset Trinidad and Tobago

Sunrise and sunset in Trinidad and Tobago

Sunrise today: 6:27 h
Sunset today: 18:12 h
(Times for Port-of-Spain)

Sunrise and sunset in Trinidad and Tobago do not differ significantly throughout the year. The reason for this is the proximity to the equator. Thus, the sun swings north in the middle of the year and south at the turn of the year, without moving too far away. In countries like Canada or Norway, however, 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.

During these days, the sun in Port-of-Spain rises at 6:27. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:12 in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Port-of-Spain

Average length of day in Port-of-Spain
      sunshine duration       twilight phase


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's course. Since the orbit around the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for February 5th., localtime in Trinidad and Tobago

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Scarborough06:25 am06:08 pm11:43 h
Sangre Grande06:26 am06:10 pm11:45 h
Rio Claro06:26 am06:11 pm11:45 h
Arima06:26 am06:11 pm11:44 h
Arouca06:27 am06:11 pm11:44 h
Paradise06:27 am06:11 pm11:44 h
Tunapuna06:27 am06:11 pm11:44 h
Chaguanas06:27 am06:11 pm11:45 h
Mon Repos06:27 am06:12 pm11:45 h
Marabella06:27 am06:12 pm11:45 h
San Fernando06:27 am06:12 pm11:45 h
Peñal06:26 am06:12 pm11:46 h
Laventille06:27 am06:12 pm11:44 h
Port-of-Spain06:27 am06:12 pm11:44 h
Point Fortin06:27 am06:13 pm11:45 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
March06:12 am06:17 pm12:06 h
April05:54 am06:18 pm12:24 h
May05:42 am06:21 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 am06:08 pm12:13 h
October05:53 am05:49 pm11:56 h
November06:00 am05:40 pm11:41 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 6:25 am and sets at 6:08 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Point Fortin at 18:13.


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, causing sunset to last for a different duration. 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 lasts only an average of 24 minutes. In June, it's about 25 minutes in Port-of-Spain, while in December it's 24 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:39 am05:01 pm9:21 h
New York (USA)07:01 am05:18 pm10:17 h
Sydney (Australia)06:18 am07:59 pm13:40 h
Manila (Philippines)06:22 am05:57 pm11:35 h
Moscow (Russia)08:13 am05:13 pm8:59 h
Shanghai (China)06:42 am05:33 pm10:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:23 am04:45 pm8:22 h

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