Sunset South Korea

Sunrise and sunset in South Korea

Sunrise today: 6:51 h
Sunset today: 17:40 h
(Times for Seoul)

The times of sunrise and sunset in South Korea 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 14:50 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 Seoul last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Seoul rises at 6:51. The early sunset at 17:40 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in Seoul

Average length of daylight in Seoul
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of South Korea

Sunset South KoreaThe 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 28th., localtime in South Korea

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Pohang06:39 am05:32 pm10:53 h
Ulsan06:39 am05:33 pm10:54 h
Busan06:39 am05:35 pm10:55 h
Changwon06:41 am05:36 pm10:55 h
Daegu06:42 am05:36 pm10:53 h
Cheongju06:48 am05:39 pm10:51 h
Daejeon06:48 am05:40 pm10:52 h
Jeonju06:48 am05:41 pm10:54 h
Seongnam06:50 am05:39 pm10:49 h
Uijeongbu06:51 am05:39 pm10:48 h
Suwon06:51 am05:40 pm10:49 h
Seoul06:51 am05:40 pm10:49 h
Anyang06:51 am05:40 pm10:49 h
Gwangju06:48 am05:43 pm10:55 h
Goyang06:52 am05:40 pm10:48 h
Ansan06:51 am05:41 pm10:49 h
Hwaseong06:51 am05:41 pm10:50 h
Bucheon06:52 am05:41 pm10:49 h
Incheon06:52 am05:41 pm10:49 h
Jeju06:47 am05:47 pm10:60 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Seoul)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:44 am05:38 pm9:54 h
Februar07:20 am06:12 pm10:52 h
März06:41 am06:40 pm11:58 h
April05:55 am07:08 pm13:13 h
Mai05:21 am07:35 pm14:14 h
Juni05:08 am07:56 pm14:48 h
Juli05:21 am07:54 pm14:34 h
August05:46 am07:26 pm13:40 h
September06:12 am06:42 pm12:29 h
Oktober06:38 am05:56 pm11:18 h
November07:10 am05:22 pm10:13 h
Dezember07:38 am05:16 pm9:38 h

Where does the sun rise in South Korea?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in South Korea is Pohang in the region of Gyeongsangbuk-do. There, the sun rises at 6:39 am and sets at 5:32 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sinan (Jeollanam-do) at 5:47 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:54 am05:46 pm9:52 h
New York (USA)07:19 am06:00 pm10:40 h
Sydney (Australia)05:57 am07:20 pm13:23 h
Manila (Philippines)05:49 am05:30 pm11:41 h
Moscow (Russia)07:25 am05:00 pm9:35 h
Shanghai (China)06:05 am05:10 pm11:05 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:31 am05:36 pm9:06 h