Sunrise and sunset in Greece

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 6:20. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:42 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Athens

Average lentgh of daylight in Athens

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Greece

The cities are ordered by their geographic position from west to east, 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 March 24th., localtime in Greece

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Pátra06:28 am06:50 pm12:22 hours
Lárisa06:25 am06:47 pm12:22 hours
Thessaloníki06:22 am06:45 pm12:23 hours
Vólos06:23 am06:45 pm12:22 hours
Kalamariá06:22 am06:45 pm12:23 hours
Keratsíni06:20 am06:42 pm12:21 hours
Piraeus06:20 am06:42 pm12:21 hours
Níkaia06:20 am06:42 pm12:21 hours
Peristéri06:20 am06:42 pm12:22 hours
Ílion06:20 am06:42 pm12:22 hours
Kallithéa06:20 am06:42 pm12:21 hours
Néa Smýrni06:20 am06:42 pm12:21 hours
Athens06:20 am06:42 pm12:21 hours
Agios Dimitrios06:20 am06:41 pm12:21 hours
Acharnés06:20 am06:42 pm12:22 hours
Glyfáda06:20 am06:41 pm12:21 hours
Ilioúpoli06:20 am06:41 pm12:21 hours
Maroúsi06:20 am06:41 pm12:22 hours
Khalándrion06:20 am06:41 pm12:22 hours
Irákleion06:15 am06:35 pm12:20 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:56 am06:28 pm12:32 hours
New York (USA)06:49 am07:14 pm12:24 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:25 am07:28 pm12:03 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:56 am06:08 pm12:12 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:18 am06:53 pm12:35 hours
Shanghai (China)05:51 am06:09 pm12:17 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:06 am06:46 pm12:41 hours