Sunset Finland

Sunrise and sunset in Finland

Sunrise today: 8:53 h
Sunset today: 16:10 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 8:53 the sun rises in Helsinki. The early sunset at 16:10 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 22nd., localtime in Finland

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Joensuu08:52 am03:32 pm6:41 h
Lappeenranta08:46 am03:51 pm7:05 h
Kuopio09:02 am03:38 pm6:36 h
Mikkeli08:54 am03:50 pm6:55 h
Kotka08:47 am04:00 pm7:13 h
Jyväskylä09:05 am03:52 pm6:47 h
Porvoo08:51 am04:05 pm7:14 h
Lahti08:56 am04:01 pm7:06 h
Oulu09:32 am03:27 pm5:55 h
Järvenpää08:54 am04:07 pm7:13 h
Vantaa08:53 am04:09 pm7:15 h
Helsinki08:53 am04:10 pm7:17 h
Hyvinge08:56 am04:07 pm7:11 h
Nurmijärvi08:55 am04:08 pm7:13 h
Espoo08:54 am04:11 pm7:17 h
Hämeenlinna09:00 am04:06 pm7:06 h
Tampere09:07 am04:05 pm6:58 h
Turku09:05 am04:19 pm7:13 h
Pori09:15 am04:13 pm6:58 h
Vaasa09:28 am04:01 pm6:32 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

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 pm11:28 h
Moscow (Russia)08:35 am04:46 pm8:11 h
Shanghai (China)06:49 am05:22 pm10:33 h