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Sunset Hong Kong

Sunrise and sunset in Hong Kong

Sunrise today: 6:18 h
Sunset today: 17:58 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 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 Hong Kong last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Hong Kong rises at 6:18. The early sunset at 17:58 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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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 October 16th., localtime in Hong Kong

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sai Kung06:18 am05:58 pm11:40 h
Kowloon06:18 am05:58 pm11:40 h
Sha Tin06:18 am05:58 pm11:40 h
Tai Po06:19 am05:58 pm11:40 h
Hong Kong06:18 am05:58 pm11:40 h
Sok Kwu Wan06:18 am05:59 pm11:40 h
Yung Shue Wan06:19 am05:59 pm11:40 h
Tsuen Wan06:19 am05:59 pm11:40 h
Yuen Long Kau Hui06:19 am05:59 pm11:40 h
Tuen Mun06:19 am05:59 pm11:40 h
Tai O06:20 am06:00 pm11:40 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Hong Kong)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:03 am06:01 pm10:58 h
Februar06:53 am06:21 pm11:28 h
März06:30 am06:33 pm12:03 h
April06:02 am06:44 pm12:42 h
Mai05:42 am06:57 pm13:15 h
Juni05:37 am07:09 pm13:32 h
Juli05:47 am07:11 pm13:25 h
August05:59 am06:56 pm12:57 h
September06:09 am06:28 pm12:19 h
Oktober06:18 am05:59 pm11:41 h
November06:34 am05:41 pm11:07 h
Dezember06:53 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 Sai Kung. There, the sun rises at 6:18 am and sets at 5:58 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Tai O at 6:00 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:32 am06:11 pm10:39 h
New York (USA)07:06 am06:17 pm11:11 h
Sydney (Australia)06:11 am07:10 pm12:59 h
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:36 pm11:50 h
Moscow (Russia)07:00 am05:29 pm10:28 h
Shanghai (China)05:56 am05:23 pm11:27 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:01 am06:10 pm10:10 h