Sunrise and sunset in Qatar

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 4:43 in the morning. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:18 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Doha

Average lentgh of daylight in Doha

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Qatar

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from west to east, 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 26th., localtime in Qatar

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Dukhan04:46 am06:21 pm13:36 hours
Umm Bab04:46 am06:21 pm13:35 hours
Al Jumayliyah04:44 am06:20 pm13:36 hours
Madinat ash Shamal04:43 am06:21 pm13:38 hours
Ar Ru’ays04:42 am06:21 pm13:38 hours
Ash Shahaniyah04:44 am06:19 pm13:35 hours
Al Ghuwayriyah04:43 am06:20 pm13:37 hours
Fuwayrit04:42 am06:20 pm13:38 hours
Umm Salal Muhammad04:43 am06:19 pm13:36 hours
Ar Rayyan04:43 am06:18 pm13:35 hours
Al Khawr04:42 am06:19 pm13:37 hours
Doha04:43 am06:18 pm13:35 hours
Al Wukayr04:43 am06:18 pm13:35 hours
Umm Sa'id04:43 am06:17 pm13:34 hours
Al Wakrah04:43 am06:17 pm13:35 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:52 am09:14 pm16:22 hours
New York (USA)05:28 am08:18 pm14:50 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:19 am05:16 pm9:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:25 am06:21 pm12:56 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:57 am08:55 pm16:59 hours
Shanghai (China)04:51 am06:51 pm13:60 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:13 am10:21 pm18:07 hours