Sunset Christmas Island

Sunrise and sunset on Christmas Island

Sunrise today: 5:29 h
Sunset today: 17:54 h
(Times for Flying Fish Cove)

Times for sunrise and sunset on Christmas Island won't differ much all over the year. The reason is the only fair proximity to the equator. So in summer the sun moves slightly to the north and in the winter slightly back to south, but without much change in the distance. E.g. in the Nordic countries of Europe the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 12:50 hours the longest days happen to be in Dezember. In Juni a night in Flying Fish Cove lasts almost 13 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Flying Fish Cove starts already at 5:29 in the morning. The early sunset at 17:54 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Flying Fish Cove

Average length of daylight in Flying Fish Cove
      sunshine duration       twilight phase


Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Christmas Island

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 October 21st., localtime on Christmas Island

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Flying Fish Cove05:29 am05:54 pm12:25 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Flying Fish Cove)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar05:45 am06:27 pm12:42 h
Februar05:57 am06:25 pm12:28 h
März06:00 am06:12 pm12:12 h
April06:00 am05:54 pm11:54 h
Mai06:03 am05:43 pm11:40 h
Juni06:11 am05:44 pm11:33 h
Juli06:15 am05:51 pm11:36 h
August06:07 am05:55 pm11:48 h
September05:50 am05:54 pm12:05 h
Oktober05:32 am05:53 pm12:22 h
November05:22 am06:00 pm12:38 h
Dezember05:29 am06:15 pm12:46 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:41 am06:00 pm10:18 h
New York (USA)07:13 am06:07 pm10:55 h
Sydney (Australia)06:04 am07:14 pm13:10 h
Manila (Philippines)05:47 am05:33 pm11:46 h
Moscow (Russia)07:11 am05:16 pm10:05 h
Shanghai (China)06:00 am05:17 pm11:17 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:14 am05:55 pm9:41 h