Sunrise and sunset on the Faroe Islands

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 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 Tórshavn lasts almost 19 hours.

In these days the sun in Tórshavn rises at 6:30. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:39 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Tórshavn

Average lentgh of daylight in Tórshavn

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Faroe Islands

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from west to east, 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 March 18th., localtime on the Faroe Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Sørvágur06:32 am06:41 pm12:09 hours
Miðvágur06:32 am06:41 pm12:09 hours
Vestmanna06:32 am06:41 pm12:09 hours
Eiði06:31 am06:40 pm12:09 hours
Kollafjørður06:31 am06:40 pm12:09 hours
Fuglafjørður06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Vágur06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Tvøroyri06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Sandur06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Hoyvík06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Tórshavn06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Argir06:30 am06:39 pm12:09 hours
Klaksvík06:29 am06:38 pm12:09 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:10 am06:17 pm12:07 hours
New York (USA)06:59 am07:07 pm12:08 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:20 am07:37 pm12:17 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:00 am06:07 pm12:07 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:34 am06:40 pm12:07 hours
Shanghai (China)05:59 am06:05 pm12:06 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:24 am06:32 pm12:08 hours