Sunset Greece

Sunrise and sunset in Greece

Sunrise today: 6:07 h
Sunset today: 20:52 h
(Times for Athens)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Greece 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 14:50 hours the longest days are in Juni. On the other hand the longest dark nights happen in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In Dezember a night in Athens last almost 15 hours.

In these days the sun in Athens rises at 6:07. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:52 in the evening.


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Average length of daylight in Athens

Average length of daylight in Athens
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Greece

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 5th., localtime in Greece

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Irákleion06:08 am08:39 pm14:30 h
Khalándrion06:06 am08:52 pm14:46 h
Maroúsi06:06 am08:52 pm14:46 h
Ilioúpoli06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Glyfáda06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Agios Dimitrios06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Acharnés06:06 am08:52 pm14:46 h
Athens06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Néa Smýrni06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Kallithéa06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Ílion06:07 am08:52 pm14:46 h
Peristéri06:07 am08:52 pm14:46 h
Níkaia06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Piraeus06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Keratsíni06:07 am08:52 pm14:45 h
Kalamariá06:02 am09:03 pm15:02 h
Vólos06:05 am08:59 pm14:54 h
Thessaloníki06:01 am09:03 pm15:02 h
Lárisa06:07 am09:02 pm14:56 h
Pátra06:14 am09:01 pm14:47 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Athens)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:38 am05:30 pm9:52 h
Februar07:14 am06:04 pm10:50 h
März06:34 am06:33 pm11:60 h
April06:47 am08:02 pm13:15 h
Mai06:12 am08:30 pm14:17 h
Juni06:00 am08:50 pm14:50 h
Juli06:13 am08:48 pm14:35 h
August06:39 am08:19 pm13:40 h
September07:05 am07:34 pm12:28 h
Oktober07:32 am06:48 pm11:16 h
November07:04 am05:14 pm10:10 h
Dezember07:32 am05:08 pm9:36 h

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:49 am09:32 pm16:44 h
New York (USA)05:29 am08:31 pm15:02 h
Sydney (Australia)06:59 am05:00 pm10:02 h
Manila (Philippines)05:30 am06:30 pm12:60 h
Moscow (Russia)03:51 am09:16 pm17:25 h
Shanghai (China)04:54 am07:03 pm14:09 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:02 am10:47 pm18:44 h