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Sunset Kuwait

Sunrise and sunset in Kuwait

Sunrise today: 4:52 h
Sunset today: 18:36 h
(Times for Kuwait City)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Kuwait 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 hours the longest days are in June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Kuwait City last almost 14 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Kuwait City starts already at 4:52 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:36 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Kuwait City

Average length of day in Kuwait City
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Kuwait

Sunset KuwaitThe 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 May 18th., localtime in Kuwait

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Az Zawr04:51 am06:35 pm13:44 h
Al Manqaf04:52 am06:35 pm13:42 h
Al Fahahil04:52 am06:35 pm13:42 h
Al Mahbulah04:52 am06:35 pm13:42 h
Al Fintas04:52 am06:35 pm13:43 h
Al Funaytis04:52 am06:35 pm13:43 h
Ar Riqqah04:52 am06:35 pm13:42 h
Al Ahmadi04:53 am06:35 pm13:42 h
Hawalli04:52 am06:35 pm13:43 h
Ad Dasmah04:52 am06:36 pm13:43 h
Kuwait City04:52 am06:36 pm13:43 h
Janub as Surrah04:53 am06:35 pm13:43 h
Al Farwaniyah04:53 am06:36 pm13:43 h
Al Wafrah04:54 am06:34 pm13:40 h
Al Jahra'04:54 am06:37 pm13:43 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Kuwait City)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:42 am05:12 pm10:31 h
February06:25 am05:38 pm11:13 h
March05:56 am05:57 pm12:01 h
April05:20 am06:15 pm12:55 h
May04:54 am06:34 pm13:40 h
June04:46 am06:50 pm14:04 h
July04:57 am06:50 pm13:54 h
August05:15 am06:30 pm13:15 h
September05:31 am05:55 pm12:24 h
October05:48 am05:19 pm11:31 h
November06:10 am04:54 pm10:44 h
December06:33 am04:52 pm10:19 h

Where does the sun rise in Kuwait?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Kuwait is Az Zawr in the region of Al Asimah. There, the sun rises at 4:51 am and sets at 6:35 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Al Jahra' (Muhafazat al Jahra') at 6:37 pm.


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. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Kuwait City lies on the 29th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Kuwait this period averages 27 minutes. In June, it's about 27 minutes in Kuwait City, while in December it's 26 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:03 am09:02 pm15:59 h
New York (USA)05:35 am08:09 pm14:34 h
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am05:02 pm10:21 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:52 h
Moscow (Russia)04:10 am08:41 pm16:32 h
Shanghai (China)04:55 am06:45 pm13:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:30 am10:02 pm17:32 h

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