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Sunset Palestine

Sunrise and sunset in Palestine

Sunrise today: 6:33 h
Sunset today: 18:22 h
(Times for Ramallah)

Sunrise and sunset times in Palestine are determined by the moderate location in the northern hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the Nordic countries, but still noticeable. The days are longer in summer (June to September) than in winter (December to March). With up to about 14:20 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. In the southern hemisphere it is the other way round. In December, the night in Ramallah lasts almost 14 hours and the days start about 60 minutes later.

In these days the sun in Ramallah rises at 6:33. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:22 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 PalestineThe 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 4th., localtime in Palestine

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Janin06:33 am06:21 pm11:48 h
Nablus06:33 am06:21 pm11:48 h
Al Birah06:33 am06:22 pm11:48 h
Ramallah06:33 am06:22 pm11:48 h
Bethlehem06:33 am06:22 pm11:49 h
Yuta06:34 am06:22 pm11:49 h
Hebron06:34 am06:22 pm11:49 h
Tulkarm06:34 am06:22 pm11:48 h
Az Zahiriyah06:34 am06:23 pm11:49 h
Qalqilyah06:34 am06:22 pm11:48 h
Bayt Hanun06:36 am06:24 pm11:49 h
Bayt Lahya06:36 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Jabalya06:36 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Gaza06:36 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Al Burayj06:36 am06:25 pm11:49 h
An Nusayrat06:36 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Dayr al Balah06:36 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Bani Suhayla06:37 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Khan Yunis06:37 am06:25 pm11:49 h
Rafah06:37 am06:26 pm11:49 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 Palestine is Az Zubaydat in the region of West Bank. There, the sun rises at 6:32 am and sets at 6:20 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Rafah (Gaza Strip) at 6:26 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 Palestine this period averages 29 minutes. In June, it's about 31 minutes in Ramallah, while in December it's 28 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:11 am06:39 pm11:28 h
New York (USA)06:53 am06:36 pm11:43 h
Sydney (Australia)06:27 am07:00 pm12:34 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:44 pm12:00 h
Moscow (Russia)06:36 am06:00 pm11:24 h
Shanghai (China)05:48 am05:37 pm11:49 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:31 am06:46 pm11:16 h

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