Sunrise and sunset in Finland

Sunrise today: 7:57 h
Sunset today: 18:14 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.

In these days the sun in Helsinki rises at 7:57. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:14 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

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 October 15th., localtime in Finland

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Joensuu07:43 am05:49 pm10:06 hours
Lappeenranta07:46 am06:00 pm10:14 hours
Kuopio07:52 am05:57 pm10:05 hours
Mikkeli07:51 am06:02 pm10:11 hours
Kotka07:49 am06:06 pm10:16 hours
Jyväskylä07:58 am06:07 pm10:08 hours
Porvoo07:54 am06:11 pm10:17 hours
Lahti07:56 am06:10 pm10:14 hours
Oulu08:07 am06:00 pm9:53 hours
Järvenpää07:57 am06:13 pm10:16 hours
Vantaa07:57 am06:14 pm10:17 hours
Helsinki07:57 am06:14 pm10:18 hours
Hyvinge07:58 am06:14 pm10:16 hours
Nurmijärvi07:58 am06:14 pm10:16 hours
Espoo07:58 am06:16 pm10:18 hours
Hämeenlinna08:00 am06:15 pm10:14 hours
Tampere08:04 am06:16 pm10:12 hours
Turku08:08 am06:25 pm10:16 hours
Pori08:12 am06:24 pm10:12 hours
Vaasa08:17 am06:21 pm10:04 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Helsinki)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar09:06 am03:52 pm6:46 hours
Februar07:57 am05:11 pm9:14 hours
März06:35 am06:23 pm11:47 hours
April06:01 am08:39 pm14:38 hours
Mai04:38 am09:54 pm17:16 hours
Juni03:50 am10:50 pm18:60 hours
Juli04:18 am10:33 pm18:15 hours
August05:30 am09:18 pm15:48 hours
September06:45 am07:45 pm13:01 hours
Oktober07:57 am06:14 pm10:18 hours
November08:15 am03:53 pm7:38 hours
Dezember09:15 am03:15 pm5:60 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:29 am06:14 pm10:45 hours
New York (USA)07:05 am06:17 pm11:12 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:11 am07:09 pm12:58 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:46 am05:37 pm11:52 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:57 am05:32 pm10:35 hours
Shanghai (China)05:55 am05:24 pm11:29 hours