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Sunset Gibraltar

Sunrise and sunset in Gibraltar

Sunrise today: 7:06 h
Sunset today: 21:31 h
(Times for Gibraltar)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Gibraltar are influenced by the country's moderate northern position in the hemisphere. Not as extreme as in the United States, but still noticeable. The days in summer are long and in winter short. With up to approximately 14:40 hours the longest days are in June. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Gibraltar last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Gibraltar rises at 7:06. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 21:31 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Gibraltar

Average length of day in Gibraltar
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Gibraltar

Sunset GibraltarThe 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 May 27th., localtime in Gibraltar

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Gibraltar07:06 am09:31 pm14:25 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Gibraltar)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January08:30 am06:31 pm10:01 h
February08:07 am07:03 pm10:56 h
March07:30 am07:29 pm11:59 h
April07:46 am08:56 pm13:10 h
May07:13 am09:21 pm14:08 h
June07:02 am09:41 pm14:39 h
July07:14 am09:40 pm14:26 h
August07:38 am09:13 pm13:35 h
September08:02 am08:30 pm12:28 h
October08:27 am07:47 pm11:20 h
November07:56 am06:15 pm10:18 h
December08:23 am06:09 pm9:46 h



Duration of the sunset

The distance from the equator and the path of the sun determines not only the time of sunrise and sunset. The farther a country is from the equator, the more oblique the sun's path is to the horizon. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Gibraltar lies on the 36th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Gibraltar this period averages 29 minutes. In June, it's about 30 minutes in Gibraltar, while in December it's 29 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:51 am09:15 pm16:23 h
New York (USA)05:27 am08:18 pm14:51 h
Sydney (Australia)06:47 am04:57 pm10:10 h
Manila (Philippines)05:24 am06:21 pm12:57 h
Moscow (Russia)03:56 am08:57 pm17:01 h
Shanghai (China)04:50 am06:52 pm14:02 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:12 am10:22 pm18:10 h

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