Sunset Bulgaria

Sunrise and sunset in Bulgaria

Sunrise today: 6:24 h
Sunset today: 20:39 h
(Times for Sofia)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Bulgaria 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 15:20 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 Sofia last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Sofia rises at 6:24. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:39 in the evening.


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Average length of daylight in Sofia

Average length of daylight in Sofia
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Bulgaria

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 August 8th., localtime in Bulgaria

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Varna06:05 am08:22 pm14:18 h
Dobrich06:04 am08:23 pm14:19 h
Burgas06:08 am08:22 pm14:14 h
Shumen06:09 am08:26 pm14:18 h
Yambol06:12 am08:26 pm14:14 h
Sliven06:12 am08:27 pm14:15 h
Ruse06:11 am08:32 pm14:21 h
Stara Zagora06:16 am08:29 pm14:14 h
Veliko Turnovo06:14 am08:31 pm14:17 h
Haskovo06:17 am08:29 pm14:12 h
Kazanluk06:16 am08:31 pm14:15 h
Gabrovo06:16 am08:32 pm14:16 h
Plovdiv06:20 am08:32 pm14:13 h
Pleven06:17 am08:36 pm14:19 h
Pazardzhik06:21 am08:34 pm14:13 h
Vratsa06:22 am08:40 pm14:18 h
Sofia06:24 am08:39 pm14:15 h
Blagoevgrad06:27 am08:39 pm14:12 h
Pernik06:26 am08:40 pm14:15 h
Vidin06:23 am08:44 pm14:21 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Sofia)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:52 am05:18 pm9:26 h
Februar07:22 am05:58 pm10:36 h
März06:36 am06:34 pm11:58 h
April06:42 am08:10 pm13:27 h
Mai06:02 am08:43 pm14:42 h
Juni05:46 am09:08 pm15:22 h
Juli06:01 am09:04 pm15:03 h
August06:32 am08:29 pm13:58 h
September07:05 am07:37 pm12:32 h
Oktober07:39 am06:45 pm11:07 h
November07:17 am05:05 pm9:48 h
Dezember07:48 am04:55 pm9:07 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:36 am08:47 pm15:11 h
New York (USA)05:57 am08:05 pm14:08 h
Sydney (Australia)06:39 am05:21 pm10:42 h
Manila (Philippines)05:39 am06:23 pm12:44 h
Moscow (Russia)04:46 am08:23 pm15:37 h
Shanghai (China)05:14 am06:45 pm13:31 h
Helsinki (Finland)05:15 am09:36 pm16:20 h