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Sunset Guernsey

Sunrise and sunset in Guernsey

Sunrise today: 7:45 h
Sunset today: 16:14 h
(Times for Saint Peter Port)
The times for sunrise and sunset in Guernsey are significantly influenced by the high location in the northern hemisphere. Relatively high in the north, the days are long in summer (June to September) and short in winter (December to March). With up to about 16:20 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. A December night in Saint Peter Port lasts almost 16 hours and the days start about 3 hours later.
During these days, the sun in Saint Peter Port rises at 7:45. The early sunset at 16:14 makes the day currently a bit too short.
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Average length of day in Saint Peter Port

Average length of day in Saint Peter Port
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Sunrise and sunset by month (Saint Peter Port)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:58 am04:40 pm8:42 h
February07:17 am05:30 pm10:13 h
March06:21 am06:16 pm11:55 h
April06:16 am08:04 pm13:48 h
May05:24 am08:48 pm15:25 h
June05:01 am09:20 pm16:19 h
July05:18 am09:13 pm15:56 h
August05:59 am08:29 pm14:30 h
September06:44 am07:25 pm12:41 h
October07:29 am06:22 pm10:52 h
November07:19 am04:30 pm9:11 h
December07:57 am04:12 pm8:15 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, causing sunset to last for a different duration. Saint Peter Port lies on the 49th degree of northern latitude and is therefore very far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator lasts only about 20 minutes, in Guernsey, this period averages 45 minutes. In June, it's about 52 minutes in Saint Peter Port, while in December it's 38 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:55 am03:57 pm8:02 h
New York (USA)07:01 am04:30 pm9:29 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:53 pm14:18 h
Manila (Philippines)06:05 am05:26 pm11:21 h
Moscow (Russia)08:35 am04:03 pm7:28 h
Shanghai (China)06:35 am04:52 pm10:18 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:57 am03:22 pm6:25 h

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