Sunrise and sunset in Laos

The times of sunrise and sunset in Laos 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 13:10 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Vientiane last almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Vientiane rises at 6:13. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:21 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Vientiane

Average lentgh of daylight in Vientiane

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Laos

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 March 19th., localtime in Laos

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Ban Houayxay06:22 am06:30 pm12:08 hours
Ban Houakhoua06:22 am06:29 pm12:08 hours
Sainyabuli06:16 am06:24 pm12:08 hours
Muang Xay06:15 am06:23 pm12:08 hours
Phôngsali06:15 am06:23 pm12:08 hours
Louangphabang06:15 am06:23 pm12:08 hours
Muang Phôn-Hông06:14 am06:22 pm12:08 hours
Vangviang06:14 am06:21 pm12:08 hours
Vientiane06:13 am06:21 pm12:08 hours
Phonsavan06:11 am06:19 pm12:08 hours
Muang Phônsavan06:10 am06:18 pm12:08 hours
Muang Pakxan06:09 am06:17 pm12:08 hours
Xam Nua06:07 am06:15 pm12:08 hours
Savannakhét06:04 am06:12 pm12:08 hours
Thakhèk06:04 am06:12 pm12:08 hours
Pakxé06:00 am06:08 pm12:08 hours
Không06:00 am06:08 pm12:08 hours
Champasak06:00 am06:08 pm12:08 hours
Salavan05:58 am06:06 pm12:08 hours
Lamam05:57 am06:05 pm12:08 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:08 am06:19 pm12:11 hours
New York (USA)06:59 am07:07 pm12:08 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:21 am07:36 pm12:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:31 am06:42 pm12:11 hours
Shanghai (China)05:58 am06:05 pm12:08 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:21 am06:34 pm12:13 hours