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Sunrise and sunset in Palestine

Sunrise today: 5:53 h
Sunset today: 19:37 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 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 Ramallah last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Ramallah rises at 5:53. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 19:37 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Ramallah

Average length of daylight 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 August 1st., localtime in Palestine

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Janin05:52 am07:38 pm13:46 h
Nablus05:52 am07:37 pm13:45 h
Al Birah05:53 am07:37 pm13:44 h
Ramallah05:53 am07:37 pm13:44 h
Bethlehem05:53 am07:37 pm13:43 h
Yuta05:54 am07:37 pm13:42 h
Hebron05:54 am07:37 pm13:43 h
Tulkarm05:53 am07:38 pm13:45 h
Az Zahiriyah05:55 am07:37 pm13:42 h
Qalqilyah05:53 am07:38 pm13:45 h
Bayt Hanun05:56 am07:39 pm13:43 h
Bayt Lahya05:57 am07:39 pm13:43 h
Jabalya05:57 am07:39 pm13:43 h
Gaza05:57 am07:39 pm13:42 h
Al Burayj05:57 am07:39 pm13:42 h
An Nusayrat05:57 am07:39 pm13:42 h
Dayr al Balah05:57 am07:39 pm13:42 h
Bani Suhayla05:58 am07:39 pm13:42 h
Khan Yunis05:58 am07:40 pm13:42 h
Rafah05:58 am07:40 pm13:42 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Ramallah)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:38 am04:58 pm10:21 h
Februar06:19 am05:26 pm11:07 h
März05:47 am05:48 pm12:01 h
April06:08 am07:09 pm13:01 h
Mai05:40 am07:30 pm13:50 h
Juni05:31 am07:47 pm14:16 h
Juli05:42 am07:47 pm14:05 h
August06:02 am07:24 pm13:22 h
September06:22 am06:46 pm12:25 h
Oktober06:41 am06:08 pm11:27 h
November06:06 am04:41 pm10:35 h
Dezember06:30 am04:38 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 Palestine is Az Zubaydat in the region of West Bank. There, the sun rises at 5:51 am and sets at 7:36 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Rafah (Gaza Strip) at 7:40 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:24 am09:00 pm15:36 h
New York (USA)05:50 am08:14 pm14:23 h
Sydney (Australia)06:46 am05:16 pm10:31 h
Manila (Philippines)05:38 am06:26 pm12:48 h
Moscow (Russia)04:33 am08:38 pm16:05 h
Shanghai (China)05:09 am06:51 pm13:42 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:58 am09:55 pm16:57 h