Sunset Cocos Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the Cocos Islands

Sunrise today: 5:30 h
Sunset today: 18:02 h
(Times for West Island)

Times for sunrise and sunset on the Cocos Islands 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 West Island lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in West Island rises at 5:30. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:02 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average length of daylight in West Island

Average length of daylight in West Island
      sunshine duration       twilight phase

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Sunset Cocos IslandsThe 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 27th., localtime on the Cocos Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
West Island05:30 am06:02 pm12:32 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (West Island)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar05:48 am06:36 pm12:48 h
Februar06:01 am06:32 pm12:31 h
März06:05 am06:17 pm12:13 h
April06:06 am05:58 pm11:52 h
Mai06:11 am05:46 pm11:36 h
Juni06:19 am05:46 pm11:27 h
Juli06:23 am05:54 pm11:31 h
August06:14 am05:59 pm11:45 h
September05:55 am05:59 pm12:04 h
Oktober05:36 am06:00 pm12:24 h
November05:25 am06:08 pm12:43 h
Dezember05:31 am06:24 pm12:52 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:52 am05:48 pm9:56 h
New York (USA)07:19 am06:00 pm10:40 h
Sydney (Australia)05:58 am07:19 pm13:21 h
Manila (Philippines)05:48 am05:31 pm11:42 h
Moscow (Russia)07:23 am05:03 pm9:39 h
Shanghai (China)06:04 am05:11 pm11:07 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:28 am05:39 pm9:11 h