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Sunset Burma

Sunrise and sunset in Burma

Sunrise today: 5:25 h
Sunset today: 18:39 h
(Times for Nay Pyi Taw)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Burma 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 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 Nay Pyi Taw last almost 14 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Nay Pyi Taw starts already at 5:25 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:39 Uhr in the early evening.


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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 May 25th., localtime in Burma

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Myeik05:28 am06:16 pm12:48 h
Dawei05:27 am06:21 pm12:54 h
Lashio05:13 am06:38 pm13:25 h
Mawlamyine05:25 am06:27 pm13:02 h
Thaton05:25 am06:29 pm13:03 h
Taunggyi05:20 am06:37 pm13:17 h
Bago05:28 am06:33 pm13:05 h
Pyin Oo Lwin05:20 am06:41 pm13:22 h
Rangoon05:30 am06:33 pm13:03 h
Nay Pyi Taw05:25 am06:39 pm13:13 h
Mandalay05:21 am06:43 pm13:21 h
Meiktila05:24 am06:42 pm13:17 h
Hinthada05:32 am06:38 pm13:06 h
Myingyan05:25 am06:45 pm13:19 h
Pyay05:31 am06:41 pm13:10 h
Monywa05:25 am06:47 pm13:22 h
Pakokku05:27 am06:46 pm13:19 h
Yenangyaung05:29 am06:45 pm13:16 h
Pathein05:36 am06:39 pm13:03 h
Sittwe05:37 am06:52 pm13:15 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 5:28 am and sets at 6:16 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sittwe (Rakhine) at 6:52 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 24 minutes. In June, it's about 25 minutes in Nay Pyi Taw, while in December it's 24 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:54 am09:12 pm16:18 h
New York (USA)05:29 am08:16 pm14:46 h
Sydney (Australia)06:45 am04:58 pm10:13 h
Manila (Philippines)05:25 am06:20 pm12:56 h
Moscow (Russia)03:59 am08:53 pm16:55 h
Shanghai (China)04:51 am06:50 pm13:59 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:16 am10:18 pm18:02 h

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