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Sunset West Bank

Sunrise and sunset in Palestine

Sunrise today: 5:33 h
Sunset today: 19:38 h
(Times for Ramallah)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Palestine 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 14:20 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 Ramallah last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Ramallah rises at 5:33. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:38 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Ramallah

Average length of day in Ramallah
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Palestine

Sunset West BankThe 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 May 28th., localtime in Palestine

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Janin05:32 am07:39 pm14:08 h
Nablus05:33 am07:39 pm14:06 h
Al Birah05:33 am07:38 pm14:05 h
Ramallah05:33 am07:38 pm14:05 h
Bethlehem05:34 am07:38 pm14:04 h
Yuta05:35 am07:38 pm14:03 h
Hebron05:35 am07:38 pm14:03 h
Tulkarm05:33 am07:40 pm14:07 h
Az Zahiriyah05:36 am07:38 pm14:03 h
Qalqilyah05:34 am07:40 pm14:06 h
Bayt Hanun05:37 am07:40 pm14:03 h
Bayt Lahya05:37 am07:40 pm14:03 h
Jabalya05:37 am07:40 pm14:03 h
Gaza05:37 am07:40 pm14:03 h
Al Burayj05:38 am07:41 pm14:03 h
An Nusayrat05:38 am07:41 pm14:03 h
Dayr al Balah05:38 am07:41 pm14:03 h
Bani Suhayla05:38 am07:41 pm14:02 h
Khan Yunis05:38 am07:41 pm14:02 h
Rafah05:39 am07:41 pm14:02 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Ramallah)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:38 am04:58 pm10:20 h
February06:19 am05:26 pm11:07 h
March05:48 am05:48 pm12:00 h
April06:09 am07:09 pm13:00 h
May05:40 am07:30 pm13:50 h
June05:31 am07:47 pm14:16 h
July05:42 am07:47 pm14:05 h
August06:02 am07:24 pm13:22 h
September06:21 am06:46 pm12:25 h
October06:41 am06:08 pm11:27 h
November06:06 am04:41 pm10:35 h
December06:30 am04:37 pm10:07 h

Where does the sun rise in Palestine?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in West Bank is Az Zubaydat in the region of West Bank. There, the sun rises at 5:32 am and sets at 7:38 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Rafah (Gaza Strip) at 7:41 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. Ramallah lies on the 32nd 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 West Bank this period averages 28 minutes. In June, it's about 28 minutes in Ramallah, while in December it's 27 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:50 am09:16 pm16:26 h
New York (USA)05:27 am08:18 pm14:51 h
Sydney (Australia)06:47 am04:57 pm10:10 h
Manila (Philippines)05:24 am06:21 pm12:57 h
Moscow (Russia)03:55 am08:58 pm17:03 h
Shanghai (China)04:50 am06:52 pm14:02 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:10 am10:24 pm18:14 h

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