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 5:33. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:38 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 May 22nd., localtime in Laos

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Ban Houayxay05:38 am06:51 pm13:13 hours
Ban Houakhoua05:38 am06:51 pm13:13 hours
Sainyabuli05:34 am06:44 pm13:10 hours
Muang Xay05:31 am06:46 pm13:15 hours
Phôngsali05:29 am06:47 pm13:18 hours
Louangphabang05:32 am06:44 pm13:12 hours
Muang Phôn-Hông05:33 am06:40 pm13:07 hours
Vangviang05:32 am06:41 pm13:09 hours
Vientiane05:33 am06:38 pm13:05 hours
Phonsavan05:28 am06:39 pm13:10 hours
Muang Phônsavan05:28 am06:39 pm13:10 hours
Muang Pakxan05:28 am06:35 pm13:07 hours
Xam Nua05:23 am06:37 pm13:14 hours
Savannakhét05:27 am06:27 pm13:01 hours
Thakhèk05:25 am06:29 pm13:04 hours
Pakxé05:25 am06:21 pm12:56 hours
Không05:26 am06:19 pm12:53 hours
Champasak05:25 am06:20 pm12:55 hours
Salavan05:22 am06:19 pm12:58 hours
Lamam05:21 am06:18 pm12:57 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:58 am09:07 pm16:09 hours
New York (USA)05:31 am08:13 pm14:42 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:16 am05:19 pm10:03 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:25 am06:19 pm12:54 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:04 am08:47 pm16:43 hours
Shanghai (China)04:53 am06:48 pm13:55 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:23 am10:10 pm17:47 hours