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Sunset Uruguay

Sunrise and sunset in Uruguay

Sunrise today: 5:55 h
Sunset today: 19:04 h
(Times for Montevideo)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Uruguay are caused by the southern position in the hemisphere. Not that far in the south, but quite noticable the longest days are in winter months, while the shortest days fall into our summer. In the northern hemisphere it is vice versa. Montevideo is positioned near the 35 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 14:30 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Montevideo lasts almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Montevideo rises at 5:55. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:04 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Montevideo

Average length of daylight 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 19th., localtime in Uruguay

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Melo05:50 am06:53 pm13:03 h
Rocha05:48 am06:56 pm13:08 h
Treinta y Tres05:49 am06:54 pm13:05 h
San Carlos05:50 am06:58 pm13:09 h
Maldonado05:50 am06:59 pm13:09 h
Minas05:52 am06:59 pm13:08 h
Rivera05:57 am06:57 pm13:00 h
Pando05:54 am07:02 pm13:08 h
Tacuarembó05:57 am06:59 pm13:02 h
Montevideo05:55 am07:04 pm13:09 h
Florida05:56 am07:03 pm13:07 h
Las Piedras05:55 am07:03 pm13:08 h
Artigas06:01 am07:00 pm12:59 h
Durazno05:58 am07:03 pm13:05 h
San José de Mayo05:57 am07:05 pm13:08 h
Colonia del Sacramento06:02 am07:10 pm13:08 h
Salto06:06 am07:07 pm13:01 h
Mercedes06:04 am07:09 pm13:05 h
Paysandú06:05 am07:08 pm13:03 h
Fray Bentos06:05 am07:10 pm13:05 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Montevideo)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar05:46 am08:02 pm14:16 h
Februar06:17 am07:39 pm13:22 h
März06:42 am07:04 pm12:21 h
April07:07 am06:21 pm11:14 h
Mai07:30 am05:51 pm10:20 h
Juni07:49 am05:41 pm9:52 h
Juli07:48 am05:53 pm10:05 h
August07:23 am06:15 pm10:52 h
September06:42 am06:37 pm11:55 h
Oktober06:00 am07:00 pm13:00 h
November05:29 am07:29 pm14:01 h
Dezember05:23 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 the region of Cerro Largo. There, the sun rises at 5:46 am and sets at 6:50 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Nueva Palmira (Colonia) at 7:11 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:37 am06:04 pm10:27 h
New York (USA)07:10 am06:11 pm11:00 h
Sydney (Australia)06:07 am07:12 pm13:05 h
Manila (Philippines)05:47 am05:35 pm11:48 h
Moscow (Russia)07:07 am05:21 pm10:15 h
Shanghai (China)05:58 am05:19 pm11:21 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:08 am06:01 pm9:53 h