Sunrise and sunset in Iraq

The times of sunrise and sunset in Iraq 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 14:20 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 Baghdad last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Baghdad rises at 6:08. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:12 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Baghdad

Average lentgh of daylight in Baghdad

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Iraq

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from west to east, 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 March 17th., localtime in Iraq

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Dihok06:14 am06:18 pm12:04 hours
Mosul06:13 am06:17 pm12:04 hours
Ramadi06:12 am06:17 pm12:04 hours
Al Fallujah06:10 am06:15 pm12:04 hours
Samarra'06:10 am06:14 pm12:04 hours
Erbil06:10 am06:14 pm12:04 hours
Karbala06:09 am06:14 pm12:05 hours
Abu Ghurayb06:09 am06:13 pm12:04 hours
An Najaf06:08 am06:13 pm12:05 hours
Kirkuk06:08 am06:12 pm12:04 hours
Baghdad06:08 am06:12 pm12:04 hours
Al Hillah06:08 am06:12 pm12:05 hours
Baqubah06:07 am06:11 pm12:04 hours
Ad Diwaniyah06:06 am06:10 pm12:05 hours
As Samawah06:04 am06:09 pm12:05 hours
As Sulaymaniyah06:04 am06:08 pm12:04 hours
Al Kut06:02 am06:07 pm12:05 hours
An Nasiriyah06:00 am06:05 pm12:05 hours
Al `Amarah05:57 am06:02 pm12:05 hours
Al Basrah05:54 am05:59 pm12:05 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:13 am06:16 pm12:03 hours
New York (USA)07:01 am07:06 pm12:05 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:20 am07:37 pm12:17 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:01 am06:07 pm12:06 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:36 am06:38 pm12:02 hours
Shanghai (China)06:00 am06:04 pm12:04 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:27 am06:29 pm12:02 hours