Sunrise and sunset on Norfolk Island
Sunrise today: 6:36 h(Times for Kingston)
Sunset today: 16:58 h
Sunset today: 16:58 h
The times for sunrise and sunset in on Norfolk Island are determined by its location in the southern hemisphere. South of the equator, the longest days are in the months from December to March, while the shortest are in the period from June to September. In the northern hemisphere, it is the other way around. With up to about 14 hours, there are the longest days in December. In June, on the other hand, they last about 14 hours in Kingston and start about 60 minutes later.
During these days, the sun in Kingston rises at 6:36. The early sunset at 16:58 makes the day currently a bit too short.
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Average length of day in KingstonThe following graph shows the times of sunrise and sunset over the course of the year. The duration of twilight can be seen at the top and bottom edges. The vertical offset between October and April shows the effect of daylight saving time, when the time is set one hour ahead.
Sunrise and sunset by month (Kingston)
|Month||Sunrise||Sunset||Hours of daylight|
|January||06:01 am||07:52 pm||13:51 h|
|February||06:27 am||07:36 pm||13:09 h|
|March||06:47 am||07:07 pm||12:20 h|
|April||06:04 am||05:31 pm||11:27 h|
|May||06:22 am||05:06 pm||10:44 h|
|June||06:38 am||04:58 pm||10:21 h|
|July||06:39 am||05:08 pm||10:29 h|
|August||06:19 am||05:25 pm||11:06 h|
|September||05:45 am||05:41 pm||11:56 h|
|October||06:10 am||06:57 pm||12:48 h|
|November||05:44 am||07:20 pm||13:36 h|
|December||05:42 am||07:43 pm||14:02 h|
Duration of the sunsetThe distance from the equator and the path of the sun determines not only the time of sunrise and sunset. The farther a country is from the equator, the more oblique the sun's path is to the horizon, causing sunset to last for a different duration. Kingston lies on the 29th degree of southern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator lasts only about 20 minutes, on Norfolk Island, this period averages 28 minutes. In June, it's about 27 minutes in Kingston, while in December it's 29 minutes.
International cities for comparison
|City||Sunrise||Sunset||Hours of daylight|
|Berlin (Germany)||04:41 am||09:29 pm||16:48 h|
|New York (USA)||05:22 am||08:28 pm||15:05 h|
|Sydney (Australia)||06:54 am||04:54 pm||9:60 h|
|Manila (Philippines)||05:25 am||06:25 pm||13:01 h|
|Moscow (Russia)||03:43 am||09:14 pm||17:31 h|
|Shanghai (China)||04:48 am||06:58 pm||14:11 h|
|Helsinki (Finland)||03:53 am||10:45 pm||18:52 h|