Sunrise and sunset in Ireland

The times of sunrise and sunset in Ireland 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 17 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 Dublin lasts almost 17 hours.

In these days the sun in Dublin rises at 6:16. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:45 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Dublin

Average lentgh of daylight in Dublin

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Ireland

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 23rd., localtime in Ireland

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Tralee06:31 am06:59 pm12:28 hours
Gaillimh06:28 am06:57 pm12:29 hours
Ennis06:28 am06:56 pm12:29 hours
Luimneach06:26 am06:55 pm12:28 hours
Cork06:26 am06:54 pm12:28 hours
Sligo06:25 am06:55 pm12:30 hours
Kilkenny06:21 am06:49 pm12:28 hours
Waterford06:20 am06:48 pm12:28 hours
Carlow06:19 am06:48 pm12:29 hours
Navan06:18 am06:47 pm12:29 hours
Naas06:18 am06:47 pm12:29 hours
Loch Garman06:18 am06:46 pm12:28 hours
Dundalk06:17 am06:46 pm12:30 hours
Tallaght06:17 am06:46 pm12:29 hours
Drogheda06:17 am06:46 pm12:29 hours
Dublin06:16 am06:45 pm12:29 hours
Sandyford06:16 am06:45 pm12:29 hours
Swords06:16 am06:45 pm12:29 hours
Balbriggan06:16 am06:45 pm12:29 hours
Dún Laoghaire06:16 am06:45 pm12:29 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:58 am06:26 pm12:28 hours
New York (USA)06:51 am07:13 pm12:22 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:24 am07:30 pm12:06 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:57 am06:08 pm12:11 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:21 am06:51 pm12:30 hours
Shanghai (China)05:53 am06:08 pm12:15 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:09 am06:44 pm12:35 hours