Sunrise and sunset in Kazakhstan

The times of sunrise and sunset in Kazakhstan are significantly influenced by the country's very northern position in the hemisphere. Relatively high in the north the days in summer are long and short in winter. With up to approximately 16:40 hours the longest days happen in Juni. On the other hand, the longest and darkest nights are in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Astana lasts almost 17 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Astana starts already at 5:18 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 21:22 in the evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Astana

Average lentgh of daylight in Astana

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Kazakhstan

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 July 18th., localtime in Kazakhstan

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Aktau06:08 am09:14 pm15:05 hours
Oral05:38 am09:43 pm16:05 hours
Atyrau05:53 am09:23 pm15:30 hours
Aqtöbe05:19 am09:15 pm15:56 hours
Rudnyy05:42 am10:05 pm16:23 hours
Kostanay05:39 am10:04 pm16:25 hours
Kyzyl-Orda06:07 am09:21 pm15:14 hours
Kyzylorda06:07 am09:21 pm15:14 hours
Petropavlovsk05:07 am09:51 pm16:44 hours
Kokshetau05:15 am09:41 pm16:26 hours
Shymkent05:59 am08:56 pm14:57 hours
Taraz05:50 am08:51 pm15:01 hours
Astana05:18 am09:22 pm16:05 hours
Temirtau05:17 am09:11 pm15:54 hours
Karagandy05:17 am09:09 pm15:53 hours
Almaty05:27 am08:30 pm15:03 hours
Pavlodar04:50 am09:05 pm16:15 hours
Taldyqorghan05:17 am08:31 pm15:15 hours
Semey04:46 am08:44 pm15:58 hours
Ust-Kamenogorsk04:38 am08:32 pm15:54 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:04 am09:21 pm16:17 hours
New York (USA)05:38 am08:26 pm14:48 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:55 am05:07 pm10:12 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:34 am06:30 pm12:56 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:08 am09:02 pm16:54 hours
Shanghai (China)05:00 am06:59 pm13:59 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:26 am10:26 pm18:01 hours