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Sunset Bhutan

Sunrise and sunset in Bhutan

Sunrise today: 6:03 h
Sunset today: 17:29 h
(Times for Thimphu)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Bhutan 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 14 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 Thimphu last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Thimphu rises at 6:03. The early sunset at 17:29 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Thimphu

Average length of daylight in Thimphu
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Bhutan

Sunset BhutanThe 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 20th., localtime in Bhutan

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Samdrup Jongkhar05:55 am05:22 pm11:27 h
Trashi Yangtse05:55 am05:21 pm11:26 h
Pemagatshel05:55 am05:22 pm11:27 h
Mongar05:56 am05:23 pm11:27 h
Panbang05:57 am05:24 pm11:27 h
Jakar05:58 am05:24 pm11:26 h
Trongsa05:59 am05:25 pm11:26 h
Sarpang06:00 am05:27 pm11:27 h
Tsirang06:00 am05:27 pm11:27 h
Wangdue Phodrang06:02 am05:28 pm11:26 h
Pajo06:02 am05:28 pm11:26 h
Punakha06:02 am05:28 pm11:26 h
Daga06:01 am05:28 pm11:27 h
Thimphu06:03 am05:29 pm11:26 h
Tsimasham06:03 am05:30 pm11:27 h
Paro06:04 am05:30 pm11:26 h
Phuntsholing06:03 am05:30 pm11:27 h
Daphu06:03 am05:30 pm11:27 h
Ha06:04 am05:30 pm11:26 h
Samtse06:04 am05:31 pm11:27 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Thimphu)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:51 am05:30 pm10:38 h
Februar06:37 am05:53 pm11:17 h
März06:09 am06:11 pm12:01 h
April05:35 am06:27 pm12:52 h
Mai05:11 am06:44 pm13:33 h
Juni05:04 am06:59 pm13:55 h
Juli05:14 am07:00 pm13:45 h
August05:31 am06:40 pm13:10 h
September05:45 am06:07 pm12:22 h
Oktober06:00 am05:34 pm11:34 h
November06:20 am05:11 pm10:50 h
Dezember06:42 am05:10 pm10:28 h

Where does the sun rise in Bhutan?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Bhutan is Trashigang in the region of Tashigang. There, the sun rises at 5:55 am and sets at 5:21 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Samtse (Samchi) at 5:31 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:39 am06:02 pm10:23 h
New York (USA)07:11 am06:09 pm10:58 h
Sydney (Australia)06:06 am07:13 pm13:07 h
Manila (Philippines)05:47 am05:34 pm11:47 h
Moscow (Russia)07:09 am05:19 pm10:10 h
Shanghai (China)05:59 am05:18 pm11:19 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:10 am05:59 pm9:48 h