Sunrise and sunset in Nepal

The times of sunrise and sunset in Nepal 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 14 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 Kathmandu last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Kathmandu rises at 6:07. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:15 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Kathmandu

Average lentgh of daylight in Kathmandu

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Nepal

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 Nepal

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Mahendranagar06:27 am06:35 pm12:08 hours
Dhangarhi06:26 am06:34 pm12:08 hours
Tikapur06:24 am06:32 pm12:08 hours
Gulariya06:23 am06:31 pm12:08 hours
Nepalgunj06:22 am06:30 pm12:08 hours
Tulsipur06:19 am06:27 pm12:08 hours
Butwal06:14 am06:23 pm12:08 hours
Bhairahawa06:14 am06:22 pm12:08 hours
Pokhara06:12 am06:20 pm12:08 hours
Bharatpur06:11 am06:19 pm12:08 hours
Birganj06:09 am06:17 pm12:08 hours
Hetauda06:08 am06:16 pm12:08 hours
Kirtipur06:07 am06:15 pm12:08 hours
Patan06:07 am06:15 pm12:08 hours
Kathmandu06:07 am06:15 pm12:08 hours
Janakpur06:05 am06:13 pm12:08 hours
Rajbiraj06:01 am06:09 pm12:08 hours
Ithari05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Biratnagar05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Dharan Bazar05:59 am06:07 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