Sunset France

Sunrise and sunset in France

Sunrise today: 8:30 h
Sunset today: 17:34 h
(Times for Paris)

The times of sunrise and sunset in France 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 16:10 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 Paris lasts almost 16 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 8:30 the sun rises in Paris. The early sunset at 17:34 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in Paris

Average length of daylight in Paris
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of France

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 France

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Strasbourg08:07 am05:13 pm9:05 h
Nice07:55 am05:30 pm9:35 h
Toulon07:58 am05:36 pm9:38 h
Grenoble08:05 am05:32 pm9:27 h
Marseille08:01 am05:38 pm9:37 h
Dijon08:14 am05:28 pm9:14 h
Lyon08:10 am05:33 pm9:23 h
Saint-Étienne08:11 am05:36 pm9:25 h
Nîmes08:07 am05:41 pm9:34 h
Reims08:25 am05:25 pm9:01 h
Montpellier08:08 am05:43 pm9:35 h
Lille08:33 am05:24 pm8:51 h
Paris08:30 am05:34 pm9:04 h
Cergy-Pontoise08:32 am05:34 pm9:02 h
Toulouse08:18 am05:53 pm9:35 h
Le Havre08:41 am05:40 pm8:59 h
Angers08:37 am05:50 pm9:13 h
Bordeaux08:29 am05:58 pm9:29 h
Nantes08:40 am05:54 pm9:14 h
Rennes08:44 am05:52 pm9:09 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Paris)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar08:36 am05:23 pm8:47 h
Februar07:56 am06:12 pm10:17 h
März07:01 am06:57 pm11:56 h
April06:57 am08:43 pm13:47 h
Mai06:06 am09:27 pm15:21 h
Juni05:44 am09:57 pm16:13 h
Juli06:01 am09:51 pm15:50 h
August06:42 am09:07 pm14:26 h
September07:26 am08:05 pm12:39 h
Oktober08:09 am07:02 pm10:53 h
November07:58 am05:12 pm9:14 h
Dezember08:35 am04:56 pm8:21 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 pm11:28 h
Moscow (Russia)08:35 am04:46 pm8:11 h
Shanghai (China)06:49 am05:22 pm10:33 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:51 am04:12 pm7:21 h