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Sunset Faroe Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the Faroe Islands

Sunrise today: 4:21 h
Sunset today: 22:25 h
(Times for Tórshavn)

The times of sunrise and sunset on the Faroe Islands 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 19:50 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 Tórshavn lasts almost 19 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Tórshavn starts already at 4:21 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 22:25 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Tórshavn

Average length of day in Tórshavn
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Faroe Islands

Sunset Faroe IslandsThe 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 18th., localtime on the Faroe Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Klaksvík04:18 am10:27 pm18:09 h
Argir04:21 am10:25 pm18:04 h
Tórshavn04:21 am10:25 pm18:04 h
Hoyvík04:21 am10:25 pm18:05 h
Sandur04:23 am10:24 pm18:01 h
Tvøroyri04:25 am10:21 pm17:56 h
Vágur04:26 am10:20 pm17:54 h
Fuglafjørður04:19 am10:28 pm18:09 h
Kollafjørður04:20 am10:27 pm18:06 h
Eiði04:19 am10:29 pm18:10 h
Vestmanna04:21 am10:28 pm18:07 h
Miðvágur04:22 am10:27 pm18:05 h
Sørvágur04:22 am10:28 pm18:06 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Tórshavn)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January09:28 am03:44 pm6:17 h
February08:09 am05:12 pm9:02 h
March06:41 am06:30 pm11:48 h
April06:00 am08:53 pm14:53 h
May04:29 am10:17 pm17:48 h
June03:32 am11:22 pm19:50 h
July04:06 am10:59 pm18:53 h
August05:29 am09:34 pm16:05 h
September06:50 am07:53 pm13:03 h
October08:09 am06:16 pm10:07 h
November08:35 am03:47 pm7:12 h
December09:41 am03:02 pm5:21 h

Where does the sun rise on the Faroe Islands?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city on the Faroe Islands is Klaksvík in the region of Norðoyar. There, the sun rises at 4:18 am and sets at 10:27 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Sørvágur (Vágar) at 10:28 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:03 am09:02 pm15:59 h
New York (USA)05:35 am08:09 pm14:34 h
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am05:02 pm10:21 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:52 h
Moscow (Russia)04:10 am08:41 pm16:32 h
Shanghai (China)04:55 am06:45 pm13:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:30 am10:02 pm17:32 h

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