Sunset Lebanon

Sunrise and sunset in Lebanon

Sunrise today: 5:27 h
Sunset today: 19:43 h
(Times for Beirut)

Sunrise and sunset times in Lebanon 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 14:30 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. A December night in Beirut lasts almost 15 hours and the days start about 60 minutes later.

Who wants to look at the sunrise during these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Beirut starts already at 5:27 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:43 in the early evening.

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Average length of day in Beirut

The following graph shows the times of sunrise and sunset over the course of the year. The duration of twilight can be seen at the top and bottom edges. The vertical offset between March and October shows the effect of daylight saving time, when the time is set one hour ahead.Average length of day in Beirut
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Lebanon

Sunset LebanonThe cities are ordered by their geographic position from east to west, so in an approximate direction of the sun's course. Since the orbit around the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for May 30th., localtime in Lebanon

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Baalbek05:24 am07:41 pm14:17 h
Bcharré05:24 am07:42 pm14:18 h
Zahlé05:25 am07:41 pm14:16 h
Tripoli05:24 am07:43 pm14:19 h
Bhamdoûn el Mhatta05:26 am07:42 pm14:16 h
Batroûn05:25 am07:43 pm14:18 h
Jbaïl05:26 am07:43 pm14:17 h
Djounie05:26 am07:43 pm14:17 h
Baabda05:27 am07:43 pm14:16 h
Beirut05:27 am07:43 pm14:16 h
Nabatîyé et Tahta05:28 am07:42 pm14:14 h
Habboûch05:28 am07:42 pm14:14 h
Sidon05:28 am07:43 pm14:15 h
Tyre05:30 am07:43 pm14:13 h
En Nâqoûra05:30 am07:43 pm14:12 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Beirut)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:41 am04:52 pm10:11 h
February06:21 am05:22 pm11:01 h
March05:47 am05:46 pm11:59 h
April06:06 am07:10 pm13:04 h
May05:35 am07:33 pm13:58 h
June05:25 am07:51 pm14:27 h
July05:36 am07:51 pm14:15 h
August05:58 am07:26 pm13:29 h
September06:19 am06:46 pm12:27 h
October06:41 am06:06 pm11:25 h
November06:08 am04:36 pm10:28 h
December06:34 am04:31 pm9:58 h

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, causing sunset to last for a different duration. Beirut lies on the 34th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator lasts only about 20 minutes, in Lebanon, this period averages 30 minutes. In June, it's about 32 minutes in Beirut, while in December it's 29 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:49 am09:18 pm16:29 h
New York (USA)05:26 am08:20 pm14:53 h
Sydney (Australia)06:48 am04:56 pm10:08 h
Manila (Philippines)05:24 am06:22 pm12:57 h
Moscow (Russia)03:52 am09:01 pm17:08 h
Shanghai (China)04:50 am06:53 pm14:03 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:07 am10:27 pm18:20 h

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