Sunrise and sunset in France

Sunrise today: 6:05 h
Sunset today: 21:48 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.

In these days the sun in Paris rises at 6:05. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 21:48 in the evening.


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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 July 19th., localtime in France

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Strasbourg05:45 am09:25 pm15:40 hours
Nice06:04 am09:09 pm15:05 hours
Toulon06:12 am09:13 pm15:01 hours
Grenoble06:06 am09:20 pm15:15 hours
Marseille06:13 am09:15 pm15:02 hours
Dijon06:01 am09:31 pm15:30 hours
Lyon06:07 am09:26 pm15:19 hours
Saint-Étienne06:10 am09:27 pm15:17 hours
Nîmes06:16 am09:21 pm15:06 hours
Reims05:57 am09:43 pm15:46 hours
Montpellier06:18 am09:22 pm15:04 hours
Lille05:55 am09:53 pm15:58 hours
Paris06:05 am09:48 pm15:43 hours
Cergy-Pontoise06:05 am09:50 pm15:44 hours
Toulouse06:28 am09:32 pm15:04 hours
Le Havre06:11 am09:59 pm15:48 hours
Angers06:22 am09:54 pm15:32 hours
Bordeaux06:32 am09:44 pm15:12 hours
Nantes06:27 am09:57 pm15:30 hours
Rennes06:24 am10:01 pm15:37 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Paris)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar08:36 am05:22 pm8:46 hours
Februar07:57 am06:12 pm10:15 hours
März07:02 am06:56 pm11:54 hours
April06:58 am08:43 pm13:45 hours
Mai06:07 am09:26 pm15:20 hours
Juni05:44 am09:57 pm16:13 hours
Juli06:01 am09:51 pm15:51 hours
August06:41 am09:08 pm14:28 hours
September07:25 am08:06 pm12:41 hours
Oktober08:09 am07:03 pm10:55 hours
November07:57 am05:12 pm9:15 hours
Dezember08:35 am04:56 pm8:21 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:04 am09:20 pm16:16 hours
New York (USA)05:39 am08:25 pm14:46 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:55 am05:07 pm10:13 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:34 am06:30 pm12:55 hours
Moscow (Russia)04:09 am09:02 pm16:53 hours
Shanghai (China)05:01 am06:59 pm13:58 hours
Helsinki (Finland)04:27 am10:26 pm17:59 hours