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Sunset Uruguay

Sunrise and sunset in Uruguay

Sunrise today: 6:18 h
Sunset today: 18:49 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.

In these days the sun in Montevideo rises at 6:18. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:49 Uhr in the early evening.


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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 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 October 3rd., localtime in Uruguay

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Melo06:11 am06:40 pm12:29 h
Rocha06:10 am06:42 pm12:31 h
Treinta y Tres06:11 am06:41 pm12:30 h
San Carlos06:13 am06:44 pm12:32 h
Maldonado06:13 am06:44 pm12:32 h
Minas06:14 am06:45 pm12:31 h
Rivera06:17 am06:45 pm12:28 h
Pando06:17 am06:48 pm12:32 h
Tacuarembó06:18 am06:47 pm12:29 h
Montevideo06:18 am06:49 pm12:32 h
Florida06:18 am06:49 pm12:31 h
Las Piedras06:18 am06:49 pm12:32 h
Artigas06:21 am06:49 pm12:28 h
Durazno06:20 am06:50 pm12:30 h
San José de Mayo06:20 am06:51 pm12:31 h
Colonia del Sacramento06:25 am06:56 pm12:31 h
Salto06:26 am06:55 pm12:29 h
Mercedes06:26 am06:56 pm12:30 h
Paysandú06:26 am06:56 pm12:29 h
Fray Bentos06:27 am06:57 pm12:30 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 am05:53 pm10:05 h
August07:23 am06:14 pm10:52 h
September06:42 am06:37 pm11:55 h
October06:00 am07:00 pm12:60 h
November05:29 am07:29 pm14:00 h
December05:23 am07:56 pm14:32 h

Where does the sun rise in Uruguay?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Uruguay is Río Branco in greater region Central Interior. There, the sun rises at 6:08 am and sets at 6:37 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Nueva Palmira (Rio de la Plata) at 6:58 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. Montevideo lies on the 35th degree of southern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts 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)07:09 am06:41 pm11:32 h
New York (USA)06:52 am06:38 pm11:46 h
Sydney (Australia)06:28 am07:00 pm12:32 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:45 pm12:01 h
Moscow (Russia)06:34 am06:02 pm11:28 h
Shanghai (China)05:47 am05:38 pm11:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:28 am06:49 pm11:21 h

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