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Sunset Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sunrise and sunset in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sunrise today: 5:17 h
Sunset today: 20:08 h
(Times for Sarajevo)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 15:30 hours the longest days are in June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Sarajevo last almost 16 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Sarajevo starts already at 5:17 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:08 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Sarajevo

Average length of day in Sarajevo
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sunset Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe 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 May 17th., localtime in Bosnia and Herzegovina

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Bijeljina05:10 am08:08 pm14:57 h
Goražde05:15 am08:05 pm14:51 h
Brcko05:12 am08:10 pm14:58 h
Tuzla05:13 am08:09 pm14:56 h
Gradacac05:13 am08:11 pm14:58 h
Sarajevo05:17 am08:08 pm14:52 h
Trebinje05:20 am08:05 pm14:45 h
Gracanica05:14 am08:11 pm14:57 h
Visoko05:17 am08:09 pm14:53 h
Doboj05:15 am08:12 pm14:57 h
Konjic05:19 am08:09 pm14:51 h
Zenica05:17 am08:11 pm14:54 h
Mostar05:20 am08:09 pm14:49 h
Travnik05:18 am08:12 pm14:54 h
Bugojno05:20 am08:13 pm14:53 h
Banja Luka05:18 am08:16 pm14:57 h
Prijedor05:20 am08:18 pm14:59 h
Cazin05:23 am08:21 pm14:59 h
Bihac05:24 am08:21 pm14:58 h
Velika Kladuša05:23 am08:23 pm15:00 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Sarajevo)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:15 am04:36 pm9:20 h
February06:43 am05:17 pm10:34 h
March05:57 am05:53 pm11:56 h
April06:01 am07:31 pm13:29 h
May05:19 am08:06 pm14:47 h
June05:01 am08:32 pm15:30 h
July05:16 am08:28 pm15:12 h
August05:49 am07:52 pm14:04 h
September06:24 am06:59 pm12:35 h
October06:59 am06:05 pm11:06 h
November06:39 am04:22 pm9:43 h
December07:12 am04:11 pm8:59 h

Where does the sun rise in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Rudo in the canton of . There, the sun rises at 5:13 am and sets at 8:04 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sturlic at 8:22 pm.


Duration of the sunset

The 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. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Sarajevo lies on the 44th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Bosnia and Herzegovina this period averages 35 minutes. In June, it's about 36 minutes in Sarajevo, while in December it's 33 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:04 am09:00 pm15:56 h
New York (USA)05:36 am08:08 pm14:33 h
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am05:02 pm10:23 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:52 h
Moscow (Russia)04:11 am08:40 pm16:28 h
Shanghai (China)04:55 am06:45 pm13:49 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:33 am10:00 pm17:27 h

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