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Sunset Hong Kong

Sunrise and sunset in Hong Kong

Sunrise today: 6:44 h
Sunset today: 17:39 h
(Times for Hong Kong)
Sunrise and sunset times in Hong Kong 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 13:30 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. A December night in Hong Kong lasts almost 14 hours and the days start about 2 hours later.
During these days, the sun in Hong Kong rises at 6:44. The early sunset at 17:39 makes the day currently a bit too short.
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Average length of day in Hong Kong

Average length of day 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's course. Since the orbit around the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for November 30th., localtime in Hong Kong
CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sai Kung06:43 am05:39 pm10:55 h
Kowloon06:44 am05:39 pm10:55 h
Sha Tin06:44 am05:39 pm10:55 h
Tai Po06:44 am05:39 pm10:55 h
Hong Kong06:44 am05:39 pm10:56 h
Sok Kwu Wan06:44 am05:39 pm10:56 h
Yung Shue Wan06:44 am05:39 pm10:56 h
Tsuen Wan06:44 am05:39 pm10:55 h
Yuen Long Kau Hui06:44 am05:39 pm10:55 h
Tuen Mun06:45 am05:40 pm10:55 h
Tai O06:45 am05:40 pm10:56 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 6:43 am and sets at 5:39 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Tai O (New Territories) at 17:40.

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, causing sunset to last for a different duration. 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 lasts only about 20 minutes, in Hong Kong, this period averages 26 minutes. In June, it's about 27 minutes in Hong Kong, while in December it's 26 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:50 am03:59 pm8:08 h
New York (USA)06:57 am04:31 pm9:34 h
Sydney (Australia)05:36 am07:51 pm14:15 h
Manila (Philippines)06:03 am05:25 pm11:22 h
Moscow (Russia)08:30 am04:05 pm7:35 h
Shanghai (China)06:32 am04:52 pm10:20 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:51 am03:26 pm6:35 h

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