Sunset Virgin Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the Virgin Islands

Sunrise today: 6:34 h
Sunset today: 17:43 h
(Times for Charlotte Amalie)

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 6:34. The early sunset at 17:43 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Charlotte Amalie

Average length of daylight in Charlotte Amalie
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Virgin Islands

The 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 December 1st., localtime on the Virgin Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Saint Croix06:32 am05:43 pm11:11 h
Cruz Bay06:34 am05:42 pm11:09 h
Charlotte Amalie06:34 am05:43 pm11:09 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Charlotte Amalie)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:53 am06:04 pm11:11 h
Februar06:46 am06:21 pm11:35 h
März06:26 am06:30 pm12:05 h
April06:01 am06:37 pm12:37 h
Mai05:44 am06:47 pm13:03 h
Juni05:42 am06:58 pm13:16 h
Juli05:50 am07:00 pm13:10 h
August06:00 am06:47 pm12:47 h
September06:06 am06:22 pm12:16 h
Oktober06:12 am05:58 pm11:46 h
November06:25 am05:43 pm11:18 h
Dezember06:42 am05:47 pm11:05 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:53 am03:58 pm8:05 h
New York (USA)06:59 am04:30 pm9:31 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:53 pm14:18 h
Manila (Philippines)06:04 am05:26 pm11:22 h
Moscow (Russia)08:34 am04:03 pm7:29 h
Shanghai (China)06:34 am04:52 pm10:18 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:56 am03:23 pm6:27 h