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Sunset Hong Kong

Sunrise and sunset in Hong Kong

Sunrise today: 7:03 h
Sunset today: 18:02 h
(Times for Hong Kong)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Hong Kong 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 13:30 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 Hong Kong last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Hong Kong rises at 7:03. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:02 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Hong Kong

Average length of daylight in Hong Kong
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Hong Kong

Sunset Hong KongThe 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 January 17th., localtime in Hong Kong

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sai Kung07:03 am06:02 pm10:59 h
Kowloon07:03 am06:02 pm10:59 h
Sha Tin07:03 am06:02 pm10:59 h
Tai Po07:04 am06:02 pm10:58 h
Hong Kong07:03 am06:02 pm10:59 h
Sok Kwu Wan07:03 am06:03 pm10:59 h
Yung Shue Wan07:03 am06:03 pm10:59 h
Tsuen Wan07:04 am06:02 pm10:59 h
Yuen Long Kau Hui07:04 am06:02 pm10:58 h
Tuen Mun07:04 am06:03 pm10:59 h
Tai O07:05 am06:04 pm10:59 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Hong Kong)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:03 am06:01 pm10:57 h
February06:53 am06:21 pm11:27 h
March06:31 am06:33 pm12:02 h
April06:02 am06:44 pm12:42 h
May05:42 am06:56 pm13:15 h
June05:37 am07:09 pm13:32 h
July05:46 am07:11 pm13:25 h
August05:59 am06:56 pm12:57 h
September06:08 am06:28 pm12:20 h
October06:18 am05:59 pm11:42 h
November06:34 am05:41 pm11:07 h
December06:53 am05:43 pm10:49 h

Where does the sun rise in Hong Kong?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Hong Kong is Sai Kung in the region of New Territories. There, the sun rises at 7:03 am and sets at 6:02 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Tai O (New Territories) at 6:04 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. Hong Kong lies on the 22nd 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 Hong Kong this period averages 25 minutes. In June, it's about 25 minutes in Hong Kong, while in December it's 24 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:05 am04:27 pm8:22 h
New York (USA)07:15 am04:55 pm9:40 h
Sydney (Australia)06:00 am08:10 pm14:10 h
Manila (Philippines)06:23 am05:48 pm11:24 h
Moscow (Russia)08:44 am04:34 pm7:50 h
Shanghai (China)06:51 am05:16 pm10:25 h
Helsinki (Finland)09:02 am03:57 pm6:55 h

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