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Sunset Kuwait

Sunrise and sunset in Kuwait

Sunrise today: 5:38 h
Sunset today: 17:37 h
(Times for Kuwait City)

Sunrise and sunset times in Kuwait 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 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. In the southern hemisphere it is the other way round. In December, the night in Kuwait City lasts almost 14 hours and the days start about 2 hours later.

In these days the sun in Kuwait City rises at 5:38. The early sunset at 17:37 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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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 September 29th., localtime in Kuwait

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Az Zawr05:37 am05:36 pm11:59 h
Al Manqaf05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Al Fahahil05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Al Mahbulah05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Al Fintas05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Al Funaytis05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Ar Riqqah05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Al Ahmadi05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Hawalli05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Ad Dasmah05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Kuwait City05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Janub as Surrah05:38 am05:37 pm11:59 h
Al Farwaniyah05:39 am05:38 pm11:59 h
Al Wafrah05:39 am05:38 pm11:59 h
Al Jahra'05:40 am05:39 pm11:59 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 5:37 am and sets at 5:36 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Al Jahra' (Muhafazat al Jahra') at 5:39 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 28 minutes. In June, it's about 29 minutes in Kuwait City, while in December it's 27 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:02 am06:50 pm11:48 h
New York (USA)06:49 am06:43 pm11:54 h
Sydney (Australia)05:34 am05:57 pm12:23 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:48 pm12:04 h
Moscow (Russia)06:26 am06:13 pm11:47 h
Shanghai (China)05:45 am05:43 pm11:59 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:19 am07:02 pm11:43 h

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