Sunrise and sunset in Israel

The times of sunrise and sunset in Israel 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 Jerusalem last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Jerusalem rises at 5:42. The early sunset at 17:51 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Jerusalem

Average lentgh of daylight in Jerusalem

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Israel

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 19th., localtime in Israel

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Ashqelon05:45 am05:53 pm12:09 hours
Ashdod05:44 am05:53 pm12:09 hours
Bat Yam05:44 am05:53 pm12:09 hours
Holon05:44 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Tel Aviv05:44 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Rishon LeZiyyon05:44 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Beersheba05:44 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Ramat Gan05:44 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Herzliyya05:44 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Bené Beraq05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Netanya05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Ra'anana05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Petah Tiqwa05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Lod05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Hadera05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Kfar Saba05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Haifa05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Bet Shemesh05:43 am05:52 pm12:09 hours
Modiin05:43 am05:51 pm12:09 hours
Jerusalem05:42 am05:51 pm12:09 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:08 am06:19 pm12:11 hours
New York (USA)06:59 am07:07 pm12:08 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:21 am07:36 pm12:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:31 am06:42 pm12:11 hours
Shanghai (China)05:58 am06:05 pm12:08 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:21 am06:34 pm12:13 hours