Sunset Faroe Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the Faroe Islands

Sunrise today: 9:13 h
Sunset today: 16:04 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 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.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 9:13 the sun rises in Tórshavn. The early sunset at 16:04 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Tórshavn

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

The 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 22nd., localtime on the Faroe Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Klaksvík09:14 am04:01 pm6:47 h
Argir09:13 am04:04 pm6:51 h
Tórshavn09:13 am04:04 pm6:51 h
Hoyvík09:13 am04:03 pm6:50 h
Sandur09:12 am04:05 pm6:53 h
Tvøroyri09:10 am04:07 pm6:58 h
Vágur09:09 am04:08 pm6:59 h
Fuglafjørður09:15 am04:02 pm6:47 h
Kollafjørður09:14 am04:03 pm6:49 h
Eiði09:16 am04:03 pm6:46 h
Vestmanna09:16 am04:04 pm6:48 h
Miðvágur09:15 am04:05 pm6:50 h
Sørvágur09:16 am04:05 pm6:49 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Tórshavn)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar09:27 am03:45 pm6:18 h
Februar08:09 am05:13 pm9:04 h
März06:41 am06:30 pm11:50 h
April05:59 am08:54 pm14:55 h
Mai04:28 am10:18 pm17:49 h
Juni03:32 am11:23 pm19:51 h
Juli04:07 am10:59 pm18:52 h
August05:29 am09:33 pm16:04 h
September06:51 am07:52 pm13:01 h
Oktober08:09 am06:15 pm10:06 h
November08:36 am03:46 pm7:11 h
Dezember09:42 am03:02 pm5:21 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:59 am04:36 pm8:36 h
New York (USA)07:12 am05:03 pm9:51 h
Sydney (Australia)06:06 am08:07 pm14:01 h
Manila (Philippines)06:24 am05:51 pm11:27 h
Moscow (Russia)08:37 am04:44 pm8:07 h
Shanghai (China)06:50 am05:21 pm10:31 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:53 am04:10 pm7:17 h