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Sunset Kyrgyzstan

Sunrise and sunset in Kyrgyzstan

Sunrise today: 5:36 h
Sunset today: 20:19 h
(Times for Bishkek)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Kyrgyzstan 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 15:20 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 Bishkek last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Bishkek rises at 5:36. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:19 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Bishkek

Average length of day in Bishkek
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Kyrgyzstan

Sunset KyrgyzstanThe 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 16th., localtime in Kyrgyzstan

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Karakol05:22 am08:03 pm14:41 h
Kyzyl-Suu05:24 am08:04 pm14:41 h
Cholpon-Ata05:26 am08:09 pm14:42 h
Balykchy05:31 am08:12 pm14:41 h
Naryn05:34 am08:10 pm14:36 h
Tokmok05:33 am08:16 pm14:43 h
Kant05:35 am08:18 pm14:44 h
Bishkek05:36 am08:19 pm14:44 h
Kara-Balta05:39 am08:22 pm14:43 h
Uzgen05:47 am08:19 pm14:32 h
Jalal-Abad05:47 am08:20 pm14:33 h
Toktogul05:45 am08:23 pm14:38 h
Kara Suu05:49 am08:20 pm14:32 h
Osh05:49 am08:20 pm14:31 h
Bazar-Korgon05:48 am08:22 pm14:33 h
Talas05:46 am08:28 pm14:42 h
Tash-Kumyr05:49 am08:25 pm14:35 h
Kyzyl-Kyya05:53 am08:22 pm14:29 h
Iradan05:53 am08:22 pm14:29 h
Isfana06:04 am08:31 pm14:27 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Bishkek)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January08:28 am05:53 pm9:26 h
February07:57 am06:33 pm10:36 h
March07:12 am07:08 pm11:56 h
April06:18 am07:44 pm13:26 h
May05:37 am08:18 pm14:42 h
June05:20 am08:43 pm15:23 h
July05:34 am08:40 pm15:06 h
August06:06 am08:06 pm13:60 h
September06:39 am07:14 pm12:34 h
October07:13 am06:21 pm11:08 h
November07:51 am05:40 pm9:49 h
December08:23 am05:29 pm9:06 h

Where does the sun rise in Kyrgyzstan?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Kyrgyzstan is Ak-Suu in the region of Ysyk-Köl. There, the sun rises at 5:21 am and sets at 8:02 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Isfana (Batken) at 8:31 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. Bishkek lies on the 43rd 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 Kyrgyzstan this period averages 34 minutes. In June, it's about 35 minutes in Bishkek, while in December it's 32 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:06 am08:59 pm15:53 h
New York (USA)05:37 am08:07 pm14:31 h
Sydney (Australia)06:39 am05:03 pm10:24 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:17 pm12:51 h
Moscow (Russia)04:13 am08:38 pm16:25 h
Shanghai (China)04:56 am06:44 pm13:48 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:35 am09:57 pm17:22 h

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