Sunset Uruguay

Sunrise and sunset in Uruguay

Sunrise today: 7:43 h
Sunset today: 17:42 h
(Times for Montevideo)

The times for sunrise and sunset in in Uruguay are determined by its location in the southern hemisphere. South of the equator, the longest days are in the months from December to March, while the shortest are in the period from June to September. In the northern hemisphere, it is the other way around. With up to about 14:30 hours, there are the longest days in December. In June, on the other hand, they last about 15 hours in Montevideo and start about 2 hours later.

During these days, the sun in Montevideo rises at 7:43. The early sunset at 17:42 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of day in Montevideo

Average length of day in Montevideo
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Uruguay

Sunset UruguayThe 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 June 4th., localtime in Uruguay

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Melo07:29 am05:40 pm10:11 h
Treinta y Tres07:32 am05:39 pm10:07 h
Maldonado07:38 am05:37 pm9:59 h
Minas07:38 am05:39 pm10:01 h
Rivera07:31 am05:49 pm10:17 h
Tacuarembó07:35 am05:48 pm10:14 h
Montevideo07:43 am05:42 pm9:59 h
Florida07:41 am05:44 pm10:03 h
Las Piedras07:43 am05:42 pm9:60 h
Artigas07:34 am05:53 pm10:20 h
Durazno07:41 am05:47 pm10:06 h
San José de Mayo07:44 am05:45 pm10:02 h
Salto07:42 am05:57 pm10:15 h
Mercedes07:46 am05:53 pm10:07 h
Paysandú07:44 am05:55 pm10:11 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Montevideo)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January05:45 am08:02 pm14:17 h
February06:17 am07:40 pm13:23 h
March06:42 am07:04 pm12:22 h
April07:07 am06:22 pm11:15 h
May07:30 am05:51 pm10:21 h
June07:49 am05:41 pm9:52 h
July07:48 am05:52 pm10:04 h
August07:23 am06:14 pm10:51 h
September06:42 am06:37 pm11:54 h
October06:00 am07:00 pm12:59 h
November05:29 am07:29 pm13:60 h
December05:23 am07:55 pm14:32 h

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. Montevideo lies on the 35th degree of southern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator lasts only about 20 minutes, in Uruguay, this period averages 31 minutes. In June, it's about 29 minutes in Montevideo, while in December it's 32 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:45 am09:24 pm16:39 h
New York (USA)05:24 am08:23 pm14:59 h
Sydney (Australia)06:51 am04:55 pm10:03 h
Manila (Philippines)05:24 am06:23 pm12:59 h
Moscow (Russia)03:47 am09:07 pm17:20 h
Shanghai (China)04:48 am06:56 pm14:07 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:00 am10:36 pm18:37 h

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