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Sunset Finland

Sunrise and sunset in Finland

Sunrise today: 8:05 h
Sunset today: 18:04 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 8:05 the sun rises in Helsinki. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:04 Uhr in the early evening.


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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

Sunset FinlandThe 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 18th., localtime in Finland

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Joensuu07:53 am05:38 pm9:45 h
Lappeenranta07:55 am05:49 pm9:54 h
Kuopio08:02 am05:46 pm9:43 h
Mikkeli08:00 am05:51 pm9:51 h
Kotka07:58 am05:56 pm9:57 h
Jyväskylä08:08 am05:55 pm9:47 h
Porvoo08:03 am06:01 pm9:58 h
Lahti08:05 am05:59 pm9:55 h
Oulu08:18 am05:47 pm9:29 h
Järvenpää08:06 am06:03 pm9:57 h
Vantaa08:05 am06:04 pm9:58 h
Helsinki08:05 am06:04 pm9:59 h
Hyvinge08:07 am06:03 pm9:56 h
Nurmijärvi08:07 am06:04 pm9:57 h
Espoo08:07 am06:05 pm9:59 h
Hämeenlinna08:10 am06:04 pm9:54 h
Tampere08:14 am06:05 pm9:52 h
Turku08:17 am06:14 pm9:57 h
Pori08:22 am06:13 pm9:52 h
Vaasa08:27 am06:09 pm9:42 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Helsinki)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar09:05 am03:53 pm6:48 h
Februar07:55 am05:12 pm9:17 h
März06:33 am06:24 pm11:50 h
April05:59 am08:40 pm14:41 h
Mai04:37 am09:55 pm17:18 h
Juni03:50 am10:50 pm19:00 h
Juli04:19 am10:32 pm18:13 h
August05:32 am09:17 pm15:45 h
September06:46 am07:44 pm12:58 h
Oktober07:58 am06:13 pm10:15 h
November08:17 am03:52 pm7:35 h
Dezember09:15 am03:15 pm5:59 h

Where does the sun rise in Finland?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Finland is Ilomantsi in the region of North Karelia. There, the sun rises at 7:48 am and sets at 5:33 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Korsnäs (Ostrobothnia) at 6:12 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:36 am06:07 pm10:31 h
New York (USA)07:08 am06:14 pm11:06 h
Sydney (Australia)06:08 am07:11 pm13:03 h
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:35 pm11:49 h
Moscow (Russia)07:05 am05:24 pm10:19 h
Shanghai (China)05:57 am05:20 pm11:23 h