Sunset Pakistan

Sunrise and sunset in Pakistan

Sunrise today: 7:10 h
Sunset today: 17:25 h
(Times for Islamabad)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Pakistan 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 14:30 hours the longest days are in June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Islamabad last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Islamabad rises at 7:10. The early sunset at 17:25 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in Islamabad

Average length of daylight in Islamabad
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Pakistan

Sunset PakistanThe 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 January 17th., localtime in Pakistan

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sialkot07:01 am05:21 pm10:20 h
Lahore07:00 am05:24 pm10:24 h
Gujranwala07:02 am05:23 pm10:21 h
Bhimbar07:04 am05:22 pm10:18 h
Sheikhupura07:02 am05:25 pm10:23 h
Kotli07:06 am05:22 pm10:16 h
Muzaffarabad07:10 am05:22 pm10:12 h
Faisalabad07:05 am05:29 pm10:24 h
Rawalpindi07:10 am05:25 pm10:15 h
Islamabad07:10 am05:25 pm10:15 h
Sargodha07:08 am05:30 pm10:22 h
Mingora07:15 am05:25 pm10:10 h
Jhang Sadr07:08 am05:33 pm10:25 h
Bahawalpur07:06 am05:39 pm10:33 h
Peshawar07:16 am05:30 pm10:13 h
Multan07:09 am05:38 pm10:29 h
Sukkur07:15 am05:54 pm10:39 h
Hyderabad07:12 am06:00 pm10:48 h
Karachi07:16 am06:06 pm10:50 h
Quetta07:27 am05:56 pm10:29 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Islamabad)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:11 am05:23 pm10:12 h
February06:50 am05:52 pm11:02 h
March06:17 am06:16 pm11:59 h
April05:36 am06:39 pm13:04 h
May05:05 am07:02 pm13:57 h
June04:55 am07:21 pm14:26 h
July05:06 am07:20 pm14:14 h
August05:28 am06:56 pm13:28 h
September05:49 am06:16 pm12:27 h
October06:11 am05:36 pm11:25 h
November06:38 am05:06 pm10:28 h
December07:03 am05:02 pm9:59 h

Where does the sun rise in Pakistan?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Pakistan is Shakargarr in the region of Punjab. There, the sun rises at 6:58 am and sets at 5:19 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Jiwani (Balochistan) at 6:27 pm.

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. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Islamabad lies on the 34th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Pakistan this period averages 28 minutes. In June, it's about 29 minutes in Islamabad, while in December it's 28 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:05 am04:27 pm8:22 h
New York (USA)07:15 am04:55 pm9:40 h
Sydney (Australia)06:00 am08:10 pm14:10 h
Manila (Philippines)06:23 am05:48 pm11:24 h
Moscow (Russia)08:44 am04:34 pm7:50 h
Shanghai (China)06:51 am05:16 pm10:25 h
Helsinki (Finland)09:02 am03:57 pm6:55 h

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