Sunrise and sunset in the United Arab Emirates

The times of sunrise and sunset in the United Arab Emirates 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 13:40 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 Abu Dhabi last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Abu Dhabi rises at 5:33. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:14 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Abu Dhabi

Average lentgh of daylight in Abu Dhabi

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the United Arab Emirates

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 June 19th., localtime in the United Arab Emirates

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Ar Ruways05:40 am07:20 pm13:40 hours
Muzayri‘05:38 am07:14 pm13:36 hours
Abu Dhabi05:33 am07:14 pm13:42 hours
Dubai05:28 am07:12 pm13:44 hours
Sharjah05:26 am07:12 pm13:46 hours
Ajman05:26 am07:12 pm13:46 hours
Umm al Qaywayn05:25 am07:12 pm13:47 hours
Al Ain05:28 am07:08 pm13:41 hours
Adh Dhayd05:25 am07:10 pm13:45 hours
Ras al-Khaimah05:23 am07:11 pm13:48 hours
Dibba Al-Fujairah05:23 am07:09 pm13:47 hours
Dibba Al-Hisn05:22 am07:09 pm13:47 hours
Al Fujayrah05:23 am07:08 pm13:45 hours
Khawr Fakkan05:23 am07:08 pm13:46 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:40 am09:35 pm16:55 hours
New York (USA)05:23 am08:32 pm15:09 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:31 am05:12 pm9:41 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:28 pm13:02 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:41 am09:20 pm17:39 hours
Shanghai (China)04:48 am07:02 pm14:13 hours
Helsinki (Finland)03:50 am10:53 pm19:03 hours