Sunset North Korea

Sunrise and sunset in North Korea

Sunrise today: 6:56 h
Sunset today: 17:45 h
(Times for Pyongyang)

The times of sunrise and sunset in North Korea 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 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 Pyongyang last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Pyongyang rises at 6:56. The early sunset at 17:45 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in Pyongyang

Average length of daylight in Pyongyang
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of North Korea

Sunset North KoreaThe 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 October 26th., localtime in North Korea

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Najin06:42 am05:22 pm10:40 h
Chongjin06:44 am05:25 pm10:41 h
Hyesan-dong06:50 am05:32 pm10:42 h
Hyesan06:50 am05:32 pm10:42 h
Yuktae-dong06:48 am05:34 pm10:46 h
Hongwon06:49 am05:35 pm10:46 h
Hungnam06:50 am05:36 pm10:47 h
Hamhung06:50 am05:37 pm10:46 h
Wonsan06:49 am05:38 pm10:49 h
Kanggye06:55 am05:39 pm10:43 h
Kaesong06:51 am05:43 pm10:52 h
P'yongsong06:56 am05:44 pm10:48 h
Sariwon06:55 am05:46 pm10:50 h
Pyongyang06:56 am05:45 pm10:49 h
Haeju06:55 am05:46 pm10:52 h
Anju06:57 am05:44 pm10:47 h
Songnim06:56 am05:46 pm10:50 h
Namp’o06:57 am05:47 pm10:50 h
Kusong06:59 am05:46 pm10:46 h
Sinuiju07:03 am05:49 pm10:46 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Pyongyang)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:52 am05:39 pm9:47 h
Februar07:27 am06:15 pm10:48 h
März06:46 am06:44 pm11:58 h
April05:58 am07:15 pm13:16 h
Mai05:22 am07:44 pm14:21 h
Juni05:09 am08:05 pm14:57 h
Juli05:22 am08:03 pm14:42 h
August05:48 am07:34 pm13:45 h
September06:16 am06:47 pm12:31 h
Oktober06:45 am06:00 pm11:15 h
November07:18 am05:24 pm10:06 h
Dezember07:47 am05:16 pm9:30 h

Where does the sun rise in North Korea?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in North Korea is Ungsang-nodongjagu in the region of Rason. There, the sun rises at 6:42 am and sets at 5:21 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sinuiju (P'yongan-bukto) at 5:49 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:50 am05:50 pm9:60 h
New York (USA)07:17 am06:02 pm10:45 h
Sydney (Australia)05:59 am07:18 pm13:19 h
Manila (Philippines)05:48 am05:31 pm11:43 h
Moscow (Russia)07:21 am05:05 pm9:44 h
Shanghai (China)06:03 am05:12 pm11:09 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:26 am05:42 pm9:16 h