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Sunset Jordan

Sunrise and sunset in Jordan

Sunrise today: 6:22 h
Sunset today: 16:33 h
(Times for Amman)
Sunrise and sunset times in Jordan 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 14:20 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. A December night in Amman lasts almost 14 hours and the days start about 2 hours later.
During these days, the sun in Amman rises at 6:22. The early sunset at 16:33 makes the day currently a bit too short.
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Average length of day in Amman

Average length of day in Amman
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Jordan

Sunset JordanThe 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 December 7th., localtime in Jordan
CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Mafraq06:21 am04:31 pm10:09 h
Zarqa06:21 am04:32 pm10:11 h
Russeifa06:21 am04:32 pm10:11 h
Ar Ramtha06:23 am04:31 pm10:08 h
Sahab06:21 am04:33 pm10:12 h
Al Quwaysimah06:21 am04:33 pm10:11 h
Amman06:22 am04:33 pm10:11 h
Jarash06:23 am04:32 pm10:10 h
Al Jubayhah06:22 am04:33 pm10:11 h
Irbid06:23 am04:32 pm10:08 h
Wadi as Sir06:22 am04:33 pm10:11 h
Madaba06:22 am04:34 pm10:12 h
Karak City06:20 am04:35 pm10:15 h
'Ajlun06:23 am04:33 pm10:09 h
Ma'an06:18 am04:38 pm10:19 h
As Salt06:23 am04:33 pm10:11 h
Qir Moav06:21 am04:35 pm10:15 h
Izra06:21 am04:36 pm10:15 h
At Tafilah06:20 am04:37 pm10:16 h
Aqaba06:20 am04:42 pm10:22 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Amman)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:35 am04:55 pm10:20 h
February06:17 am05:23 pm11:07 h
March06:45 am06:45 pm12:00 h
April06:06 am07:06 pm13:00 h
May05:37 am07:27 pm13:50 h
June05:28 am07:44 pm14:16 h
July05:39 am07:44 pm14:05 h
August05:59 am07:21 pm13:22 h
September06:18 am06:44 pm12:25 h
October06:38 am06:05 pm11:27 h
November06:03 am04:38 pm10:35 h
December06:27 am04:34 pm10:07 h

Where does the sun rise in Jordan?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Jordan is Al Azraq ash Shamali in the region of Amman. There, the sun rises at 6:18 am and sets at 4:29 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Aqaba at 16:42.

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. Amman lies on the 32nd 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 Jordan, this period averages 29 minutes. In June, it's about 31 minutes in Amman, while in December it's 28 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:00 am03:55 pm7:55 h
New York (USA)07:04 am04:30 pm9:26 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:57 pm14:22 h
Manila (Philippines)06:07 am05:27 pm11:20 h
Moscow (Russia)08:41 am04:00 pm7:19 h
Shanghai (China)06:38 am04:52 pm10:15 h
Helsinki (Finland)09:04 am03:18 pm6:14 h

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