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Sunset Estonia

Sunrise and sunset in Estonia

Sunrise today: 8:29 h
Sunset today: 17:40 h
(Times for Tallinn)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Estonia 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 18:50 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 Tallinn lasts almost 18 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 8:29 the sun rises in Tallinn. The early sunset at 17:40 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Tallinn

Average length of daylight in Tallinn
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Estonia

Sunset EstoniaThe 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 October 28th., localtime in Estonia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Narva08:15 am05:26 pm9:12 h
Sillamäe08:17 am05:28 pm9:11 h
Jõhvi08:18 am05:29 pm9:12 h
Kohtla-Järve08:18 am05:30 pm9:11 h
Põlva08:15 am05:35 pm9:21 h
Võru08:14 am05:36 pm9:22 h
Kiviõli08:20 am05:31 pm9:12 h
Tartu08:17 am05:36 pm9:19 h
Jõgeva08:20 am05:36 pm9:16 h
Rakvere08:22 am05:34 pm9:12 h
Valga08:18 am05:40 pm9:23 h
Tapa08:23 am05:36 pm9:12 h
Viljandi08:22 am05:40 pm9:19 h
Paide08:24 am05:39 pm9:15 h
Maardu08:28 am05:39 pm9:11 h
Tallinn08:29 am05:40 pm9:11 h
Pärnu08:26 am05:45 pm9:18 h
Keila08:30 am05:42 pm9:12 h
Haapsalu08:32 am05:46 pm9:15 h
Kuressaare08:34 am05:53 pm9:19 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Tallinn)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar09:01 am03:59 pm6:59 h
Februar07:53 am05:16 pm9:22 h
März06:34 am06:25 pm11:51 h
April06:02 am08:39 pm14:36 h
Mai04:43 am09:51 pm17:08 h
Juni03:59 am10:43 pm18:44 h
Juli04:27 am10:26 pm17:59 h
August05:36 am09:14 pm15:38 h
September06:48 am07:44 pm12:56 h
Oktober07:57 am06:15 pm10:18 h
November08:13 am03:57 pm7:44 h
Dezember09:09 am03:22 pm6:13 h

Where does the sun rise in Estonia?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Estonia is Narva in the region of Ida-Virumaa. There, the sun rises at 8:15 am and sets at 5:26 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Kuressaare (Saare) at 5:53 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:54 am05:46 pm9:52 h
New York (USA)07:19 am06:00 pm10:40 h
Sydney (Australia)05:57 am07:20 pm13:23 h
Manila (Philippines)05:49 am05:30 pm11:41 h
Moscow (Russia)07:25 am05:00 pm9:35 h
Shanghai (China)06:05 am05:10 pm11:05 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:31 am05:36 pm9:06 h