Sunset Azerbaijan

Sunrise and sunset in Azerbaijan

Sunrise today: 5:10 h
Sunset today: 20:16 h
(Times for Baku)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Azerbaijan 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 15:10 hours the longest days are in June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Baku last almost 15 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Baku starts already at 5:10 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:16 in the evening.

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Average length of day in Baku

Average length of day in Baku
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Azerbaijan

Sunset AzerbaijanThe 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 June 26th., localtime in Azerbaijan

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Mastaga05:09 am08:16 pm15:07 h
Qaraçuxur05:09 am08:15 pm15:06 h
Bakixanov05:09 am08:16 pm15:06 h
Baku05:10 am08:16 pm15:06 h
Bilajari05:10 am08:16 pm15:06 h
Khirdalan05:10 am08:17 pm15:06 h
Sumqayit05:10 am08:17 pm15:07 h
Salyan05:16 am08:17 pm15:01 h
Sirvan05:15 am08:18 pm15:03 h
Lankaran05:19 am08:15 pm14:55 h
Xaçmaz05:10 am08:24 pm15:13 h
Saatli05:17 am08:20 pm15:03 h
Sheki05:18 am08:29 pm15:11 h
Yevlakh05:20 am08:27 pm15:07 h
Barda05:21 am08:27 pm15:06 h
Mingelchaur05:20 am08:28 pm15:08 h
Agdam05:23 am08:26 pm15:03 h
Xankandi05:24 am08:26 pm15:02 h
Ganja05:23 am08:31 pm15:08 h
Nakhchivan05:32 am08:30 pm14:58 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Baku)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:59 am05:39 pm9:40 h
February07:32 am06:16 pm10:44 h
March06:50 am06:48 pm11:57 h
April06:00 am07:20 pm13:20 h
May05:22 am07:50 pm14:28 h
June05:08 am08:13 pm15:06 h
July05:21 am08:11 pm14:50 h
August05:49 am07:40 pm13:50 h
September06:19 am06:51 pm12:32 h
October06:49 am06:02 pm11:13 h
November07:24 am05:25 pm10:00 h
December07:54 am05:16 pm9:22 h

Where does the sun rise in Azerbaijan?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Azerbaijan is Pirallahi in rayon Baku. There, the sun rises at 5:08 am and sets at 8:14 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sedarak (Nakhchivan) at 8:34 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. Baku lies on the 40th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Azerbaijan this period averages 32 minutes. In June, it's about 33 minutes in Baku, while in December it's 31 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:42 am09:35 pm16:53 h
New York (USA)05:24 am08:32 pm15:08 h
Sydney (Australia)06:59 am04:56 pm9:57 h
Manila (Philippines)05:28 am06:29 pm13:02 h
Moscow (Russia)03:43 am09:21 pm17:37 h
Shanghai (China)04:50 am07:03 pm14:13 h
Helsinki (Finland)03:52 am10:53 pm19:01 h

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