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Sunset Czechia

Sunrise and sunset in Czechia

Sunrise today: 7:51 h
Sunset today: 16:33 h
(Times for Prague)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Czechia are significantly influenced by the country's very northern position in the hemisphere. Relatively high in the north the days in summer are long and short in winter. With up to approximately 16:30 hours the longest days happen in June. On the other hand, the longest and darkest nights are in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Prague lasts almost 16 hours.

In these days the sun in Prague rises at 7:51. The early sunset at 16:33 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Prague

Average length of daylight in Prague
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Czechia

Sunset CzechiaThe 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 January 17th., localtime in Czechia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Karviná07:34 am04:17 pm8:43 h
Havirov07:34 am04:18 pm8:44 h
Frýdek-Místek07:34 am04:18 pm8:45 h
Ostrava07:35 am04:18 pm8:44 h
Opava07:37 am04:19 pm8:43 h
Zlín07:35 am04:23 pm8:48 h
Olomouc07:38 am04:23 pm8:45 h
Brno07:39 am04:27 pm8:48 h
Hradec Králové07:46 am04:27 pm8:41 h
Pardubice07:45 am04:27 pm8:42 h
Liberec07:51 am04:27 pm8:36 h
Ceske Budejovice07:47 am04:37 pm8:50 h
Prague07:51 am04:33 pm8:42 h
Decin07:55 am04:31 pm8:36 h
Kladno07:53 am04:34 pm8:41 h
Ústí nad Labem07:55 am04:32 pm8:37 h
Most07:56 am04:34 pm8:38 h
Starý Plzenec07:53 am04:38 pm8:45 h
Pilsen07:54 am04:38 pm8:44 h
Karlovy Vary07:58 am04:38 pm8:40 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Prague)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:53 am04:30 pm8:37 h
February07:11 am05:21 pm10:11 h
March06:14 am06:08 pm11:54 h
April06:07 am07:57 pm13:50 h
May05:13 am08:43 pm15:30 h
June04:49 am09:15 pm16:26 h
July05:07 am09:08 pm16:01 h
August05:50 am08:23 pm14:33 h
September06:36 am07:18 pm12:42 h
October07:22 am06:13 pm10:51 h
November07:13 am04:20 pm9:07 h
December07:52 am04:02 pm8:10 h

Where does the sun rise in Czechia?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Czechia is Písek in the region of . There, the sun rises at 7:32 am and sets at 4:17 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Hranice (Karlovarský) at 4:41 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. Prague lies on the 50th degree of northern latitude and is therefore very far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Czechia this period averages 42 minutes. In June, it's about 45 minutes in Prague, while in December it's 38 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:05 am04:27 pm8:22 h
New York (USA)07:15 am04:55 pm9:40 h
Sydney (Australia)06:00 am08:10 pm14:10 h
Manila (Philippines)06:23 am05:48 pm11:24 h
Moscow (Russia)08:44 am04:34 pm7:50 h
Shanghai (China)06:51 am05:16 pm10:25 h
Helsinki (Finland)09:02 am03:57 pm6:55 h

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