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Sunset Iraq

Sunrise and sunset in Iraq

Sunrise today: 5:13 h
Sunset today: 19:03 h
(Times for Baghdad)

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.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Baghdad starts already at 5:13 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:03 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Baghdad

Average length of daylight in Baghdad
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Iraq

Sunset IraqThe 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 August 1st., localtime in Iraq

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Al Basrah05:05 am06:44 pm13:39 h
Al `Amarah05:05 am06:49 pm13:44 h
An Nasiriyah05:10 am06:51 pm13:41 h
Al Kut05:09 am06:56 pm13:46 h
As Sulaymaniyah05:05 am07:03 pm13:59 h
As Samawah05:14 am06:56 pm13:42 h
Ad Diwaniyah05:14 am06:58 pm13:44 h
Baqubah05:12 am07:03 pm13:51 h
Al Hillah05:15 am07:01 pm13:46 h
Baghdad05:13 am07:03 pm13:50 h
Kirkuk05:09 am07:07 pm13:58 h
An Najaf05:16 am07:01 pm13:44 h
Abu Ghurayb05:14 am07:04 pm13:49 h
Karbala05:16 am07:03 pm13:47 h
Erbil05:09 am07:10 pm14:01 h
Samarra'05:14 am07:07 pm13:53 h
Al Fallujah05:16 am07:05 pm13:50 h
Ramadi05:18 am07:08 pm13:50 h
Mosul05:12 am07:14 pm14:02 h
Dihok05:12 am07:16 pm14:04 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Baghdad)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:04 am05:19 pm10:14 h
Februar06:44 am05:48 pm11:04 h
März06:11 am06:11 pm12:00 h
April05:30 am06:34 pm13:04 h
Mai05:00 am06:56 pm13:56 h
Juni04:51 am07:14 pm14:24 h
Juli05:02 am07:14 pm14:12 h
August05:23 am06:49 pm13:26 h
September05:44 am06:10 pm12:26 h
Oktober06:05 am05:30 pm11:25 h
November06:32 am05:01 pm10:29 h
Dezember06:57 am04:57 pm10:00 h

Where does the sun rise in Iraq?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Iraq is Al Faw in the region of Basra Governorate. There, the sun rises at 5:04 am and sets at 6:40 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Ar Rutbah (Anbar) at 7:19 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:24 am09:00 pm15:36 h
New York (USA)05:51 am08:12 pm14:21 h
Sydney (Australia)06:46 am05:16 pm10:31 h
Manila (Philippines)05:38 am06:26 pm12:48 h
Moscow (Russia)04:33 am08:38 pm16:05 h
Shanghai (China)05:09 am06:51 pm13:42 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:58 am09:55 pm16:57 h