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Sunset Denmark

Sunrise and sunset in Denmark

Sunrise today: 5:47 h
Sunset today: 20:29 h
(Times for Copenhagen)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Denmark 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 17:40 hours the longest days happen in Juni. On the other hand, the longest and darkest nights are in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Copenhagen lasts almost 17 hours.

In these days the sun in Copenhagen rises at 5:47. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:29 in the evening.


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Average length of daylight in Copenhagen

Average length of daylight in Copenhagen
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Denmark

Sunset DenmarkThe 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 April 21st., localtime in Denmark

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Charlottenlund05:46 am08:29 pm14:43 h
Copenhagen05:47 am08:29 pm14:42 h
Frederiksberg05:47 am08:29 pm14:42 h
Hørsholm05:46 am08:30 pm14:44 h
Hvidovre05:47 am08:29 pm14:42 h
Ballerup05:47 am08:30 pm14:43 h
Greve05:48 am08:30 pm14:42 h
Roskilde05:49 am08:31 pm14:42 h
Næstved05:51 am08:31 pm14:40 h
Odense05:56 am08:37 pm14:41 h
Århus05:55 am08:40 pm14:45 h
Randers05:54 am08:42 pm14:47 h
Aalborg05:53 am08:44 pm14:51 h
Horsens05:57 am08:40 pm14:43 h
Fredericia05:58 am08:40 pm14:42 h
Silkeborg05:57 am08:43 pm14:45 h
Vejle05:59 am08:41 pm14:43 h
Kolding06:00 am08:41 pm14:41 h
Herning06:00 am08:45 pm14:45 h
Esbjerg06:04 am08:45 pm14:41 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Copenhagen)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar08:26 am04:12 pm7:46 h
Februar07:31 am05:16 pm9:45 h
März06:22 am06:14 pm11:53 h
April06:02 am08:17 pm14:15 h
Mai04:55 am09:16 pm16:21 h
Juni04:22 am09:58 pm17:36 h
Juli04:44 am09:46 pm17:02 h
August05:40 am08:47 pm15:07 h
September06:40 am07:29 pm12:49 h
Oktober07:39 am06:11 pm10:33 h
November07:43 am04:05 pm8:23 h
Dezember08:30 am03:39 pm7:09 h

Where does the sun rise in Denmark?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Denmark is Nexø in the region of Hovedstaden. There, the sun rises at 5:38 am and sets at 8:17 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Hvide Sande (Central Jutland) at 8:48 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:52 am08:17 pm14:24 h
New York (USA)06:07 am07:42 pm13:35 h
Sydney (Australia)06:20 am05:26 pm11:06 h
Manila (Philippines)05:37 am06:12 pm12:35 h
Moscow (Russia)05:07 am07:49 pm14:42 h
Shanghai (China)05:18 am06:27 pm13:09 h
Helsinki (Finland)05:41 am08:55 pm15:14 h