Sunrise and sunset on the Virgin Islands

The times of sunrise and sunset on the Virgin Islands are influenced by the country's moderate northern position in the hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the United States, but still noticeable. The days in summer are long and in winter short. With up to approximately 13:20 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Charlotte Amalie last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Charlotte Amalie rises at 5:42. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:51 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Charlotte Amalie

Average lentgh of daylight in Charlotte Amalie

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Virgin Islands

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from west to east, 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 26th., localtime on the Virgin Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Charlotte Amalie05:42 am06:51 pm13:09 hours
Cruz Bay05:41 am06:51 pm13:09 hours
Saint Croix05:42 am06:49 pm13:07 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:52 am09:14 pm16:22 hours
New York (USA)05:28 am08:18 pm14:50 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:19 am05:16 pm9:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:25 am06:21 pm12:56 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:57 am08:55 pm16:59 hours
Shanghai (China)04:51 am06:51 pm13:60 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:13 am10:21 pm18:07 hours