Sunrise and sunset in Qatar

Sunrise today: 5:09 h
Sunset today: 18:04 h
(Times for Doha)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Qatar 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 13:50 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 Doha last almost 14 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Doha starts already at 5:09 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:04 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Doha

Average length of daylight in Doha
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Qatar

The 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 22nd., localtime in Qatar

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Al Wakrah05:09 am06:04 pm12:55 hours
Umm Sa'id05:09 am06:04 pm12:55 hours
Al Wukayr05:09 am06:04 pm12:55 hours
Doha05:09 am06:04 pm12:55 hours
Al Khawr05:08 am06:05 pm12:56 hours
Ar Rayyan05:09 am06:05 pm12:55 hours
Umm Salal Muhammad05:09 am06:05 pm12:56 hours
Fuwayrit05:09 am06:06 pm12:57 hours
Al Ghuwayriyah05:09 am06:06 pm12:57 hours
Ash Shahaniyah05:10 am06:05 pm12:56 hours
Ar Ru’ays05:09 am06:06 pm12:57 hours
Madinat ash Shamal05:09 am06:06 pm12:57 hours
Al Jumayliyah05:10 am06:06 pm12:56 hours
Umm Bab05:12 am06:07 pm12:55 hours
Dukhan05:12 am06:07 pm12:56 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Doha)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:19 am05:06 pm10:46 hours
Februar06:07 am05:28 pm11:21 hours
März05:42 am05:43 pm12:01 hours
April05:10 am05:57 pm12:47 hours
Mai04:47 am06:12 pm13:25 hours
Juni04:41 am06:26 pm13:45 hours
Juli04:51 am06:28 pm13:37 hours
August05:06 am06:10 pm13:05 hours
September05:18 am05:39 pm12:21 hours
Oktober05:30 am05:08 pm11:38 hours
November05:49 am04:47 pm10:58 hours
Dezember06:10 am04:47 pm10:37 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:58 am08:20 pm14:22 hours
New York (USA)06:11 am07:46 pm13:34 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:25 am05:31 pm11:06 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:41 am06:16 pm12:34 hours
Moscow (Russia)05:12 am07:52 pm14:40 hours
Shanghai (China)05:22 am06:31 pm13:09 hours
Helsinki (Finland)05:48 am08:58 pm15:10 hours