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Sunset Burma

Sunrise and sunset in Burma

Sunrise today: 5:55 h
Sunset today: 17:53 h
(Times for Nay Pyi Taw)

Sunrise and sunset times in Burma are determined by the moderate location in the northern hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the Nordic countries, but still noticeable. The days are longer in summer (June to September) than in winter (December to March). With up to about 13:20 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. In the southern hemisphere it is the other way round. In December, the night in Nay Pyi Taw lasts almost 14 hours and the days start about 60 minutes later.

In these days the sun in Nay Pyi Taw rises at 5:55. The early sunset at 17:53 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of day in Nay Pyi Taw

Average length of day in Nay Pyi Taw
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Burma

Sunset BurmaThe 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 3rd., localtime in Burma

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Myeik05:43 am05:45 pm12:02 h
Dawei05:45 am05:46 pm12:01 h
Lashio05:50 am05:46 pm11:56 h
Mawlamyine05:48 am05:48 pm11:60 h
Thaton05:49 am05:49 pm11:60 h
Taunggyi05:52 am05:49 pm11:57 h
Bago05:53 am05:52 pm11:59 h
Pyin Oo Lwin05:54 am05:51 pm11:57 h
Rangoon05:54 am05:54 pm11:60 h
Nay Pyi Taw05:55 am05:53 pm11:58 h
Mandalay05:56 am05:53 pm11:57 h
Meiktila05:57 am05:54 pm11:57 h
Hinthada05:57 am05:56 pm11:59 h
Myingyan05:59 am05:56 pm11:57 h
Pyay05:58 am05:57 pm11:58 h
Monywa06:00 am05:56 pm11:57 h
Pakokku06:00 am05:57 pm11:57 h
Yenangyaung06:00 am05:58 pm11:58 h
Pathein06:00 am05:59 pm11:60 h
Sittwe06:08 am06:06 pm11:58 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Nay Pyi Taw)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:41 am05:47 pm11:06 h
February06:33 am06:05 pm11:33 h
March06:12 am06:16 pm12:03 h
April05:46 am06:24 pm12:38 h
May05:28 am06:34 pm13:06 h
June05:25 am06:46 pm13:21 h
July05:33 am06:49 pm13:15 h
August05:44 am06:35 pm12:51 h
September05:51 am06:09 pm12:18 h
October05:58 am05:43 pm11:45 h
November06:12 am05:27 pm11:15 h
December06:30 am05:30 pm10:59 h

Where does the sun rise in Burma?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Burma is Myeik in the region of Tanintharyi. There, the sun rises at 5:43 am and sets at 5:45 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sittwe (Rakhine) at 6:06 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. Nay Pyi Taw lies on the 20th degree of northern latitude and thus a good distance from the equator.While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Burma it only lasts an average of 26 minutes. In June, it's about 26 minutes in Nay Pyi Taw, while in December it's 25 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:09 am06:41 pm11:32 h
New York (USA)06:52 am06:38 pm11:46 h
Sydney (Australia)06:28 am07:00 pm12:32 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:45 pm12:01 h
Moscow (Russia)06:34 am06:02 pm11:28 h
Shanghai (China)05:47 am05:38 pm11:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:28 am06:49 pm11:21 h

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