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Sunrise and sunset in Taiwan

Sunrise today: 5:51 h
Sunset today: 17:27 h
(Times for Taipei)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Taiwan 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 13:40 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 Taipei last almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Taipei rises at 5:51. The early sunset at 17:27 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Taipei

Average length of daylight in Taipei
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Taiwan

Sunset TaiwanThe 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 16th., localtime in Taiwan

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Yilan05:50 am05:26 pm11:37 h
Keelung05:50 am05:26 pm11:36 h
Hualian05:50 am05:27 pm11:38 h
Taipei05:51 am05:27 pm11:36 h
Banqiao05:51 am05:27 pm11:36 h
Taoyuan City05:52 am05:28 pm11:36 h
Daxi05:52 am05:28 pm11:36 h
Taitung City05:51 am05:30 pm11:39 h
Puli05:52 am05:30 pm11:38 h
Hsinchu05:53 am05:29 pm11:36 h
Lugu05:53 am05:31 pm11:38 h
Hengchun05:52 am05:32 pm11:40 h
Zhongxing New Village05:54 am05:31 pm11:38 h
Taichung05:54 am05:31 pm11:37 h
Nantou05:54 am05:31 pm11:38 h
Douliu05:54 am05:32 pm11:38 h
Kaohsiung05:54 am05:34 pm11:40 h
Tainan05:55 am05:34 pm11:39 h
Ma-kung05:58 am05:36 pm11:38 h
Jincheng06:03 am05:40 pm11:37 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Taipei)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar06:39 am05:27 pm10:48 h
Februar06:26 am05:48 pm11:22 h
März06:01 am06:03 pm12:02 h
April05:30 am06:17 pm12:47 h
Mai05:08 am06:32 pm13:24 h
Juni05:02 am06:46 pm13:44 h
Juli05:12 am06:47 pm13:35 h
August05:26 am06:30 pm13:04 h
September05:38 am05:59 pm12:21 h
Oktober05:50 am05:28 pm11:38 h
November06:09 am05:07 pm10:58 h
Dezember06:29 am05:07 pm10:38 h

Where does the sun rise in Taiwan?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Taiwan is Yilan in the region of Taiwan. There, the sun rises at 5:50 am and sets at 5:26 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Jincheng (Fukien) at 5:40 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:32 am06:11 pm10:39 h
New York (USA)07:07 am06:15 pm11:08 h
Sydney (Australia)06:11 am07:10 pm12:59 h
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:36 pm11:50 h
Moscow (Russia)07:00 am05:29 pm10:28 h
Shanghai (China)05:56 am05:23 pm11:27 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:01 am06:10 pm10:10 h