Sunrise and sunset in Finland

Sunrise today: 8:42 h
Sunset today: 16:23 h
(Times for Helsinki)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Finland 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 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 Helsinki lasts almost 19 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 8:42 the sun rises in Helsinki. The early sunset at 16:23 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Helsinki

Average length of daylight in Helsinki
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Finland

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 28th., localtime in Finland

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Joensuu08:39 am03:48 pm7:09 hours
Lappeenranta08:35 am04:05 pm7:30 hours
Kuopio08:49 am03:54 pm7:05 hours
Mikkeli08:42 am04:04 pm7:22 hours
Kotka08:36 am04:13 pm7:38 hours
Jyväskylä08:52 am04:07 pm7:14 hours
Porvoo08:40 am04:19 pm7:38 hours
Lahti08:44 am04:15 pm7:31 hours
Oulu09:16 am03:45 pm6:29 hours
Järvenpää08:43 am04:21 pm7:37 hours
Vantaa08:42 am04:22 pm7:40 hours
Helsinki08:42 am04:23 pm7:41 hours
Hyvinge08:45 am04:21 pm7:35 hours
Nurmijärvi08:44 am04:22 pm7:38 hours
Espoo08:43 am04:24 pm7:41 hours
Hämeenlinna08:49 am04:20 pm7:31 hours
Tampere08:55 am04:19 pm7:24 hours
Turku08:54 am04:32 pm7:38 hours
Pori09:03 am04:27 pm7:25 hours
Vaasa09:15 am04:17 pm7:02 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Helsinki)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar09:06 am03:52 pm6:45 hours
Februar07:57 am05:10 pm9:13 hours
März06:33 am06:24 pm11:52 hours
April05:58 am08:41 pm14:42 hours
Mai04:36 am09:56 pm17:20 hours
Juni03:50 am10:51 pm19:01 hours
Juli04:20 am10:32 pm18:12 hours
August05:32 am09:16 pm15:44 hours
September06:47 am07:43 pm12:56 hours
Oktober07:59 am06:12 pm10:14 hours
November08:17 am03:52 pm7:34 hours
Dezember09:16 am03:15 pm5:59 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:52 am04:45 pm8:53 hours
New York (USA)07:08 am05:09 pm10:01 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:10 am08:05 pm13:55 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:23 am05:53 pm11:30 hours
Moscow (Russia)08:29 am04:55 pm8:26 hours
Shanghai (China)06:47 am05:26 pm10:38 hours