Sunrise and sunset in Latvia

The times of sunrise and sunset in Latvia 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 18 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 Riga lasts almost 18 hours.

In these days the sun in Riga rises at 6:27. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:35 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Riga

Average lentgh of daylight in Riga

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Latvia

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 18th., localtime in Latvia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Liepaja06:40 am06:47 pm12:07 hours
Ventspils06:38 am06:45 pm12:07 hours
Kuldiga06:36 am06:43 pm12:07 hours
Saldus06:34 am06:41 pm12:07 hours
Talsi06:33 am06:41 pm12:07 hours
Tukums06:31 am06:39 pm12:07 hours
Dobele06:31 am06:38 pm12:07 hours
Jelgava06:29 am06:36 pm12:07 hours
Jurmala06:29 am06:36 pm12:07 hours
Olaine06:28 am06:35 pm12:07 hours
Riga06:27 am06:35 pm12:07 hours
Bauska06:27 am06:34 pm12:07 hours
Salaspils06:26 am06:34 pm12:07 hours
Ogre06:25 am06:33 pm12:07 hours
Cesis06:23 am06:30 pm12:07 hours
Valmiera06:22 am06:29 pm12:07 hours
Jekabpils06:20 am06:28 pm12:07 hours
Daugavpils06:18 am06:25 pm12:07 hours
Kraslava06:15 am06:22 pm12:07 hours
Rezekne06:15 am06:22 pm12:07 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:10 am06:17 pm12:07 hours
New York (USA)06:59 am07:07 pm12:08 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:21 am07:36 pm12:15 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:59 am06:07 pm12:08 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:34 am06:40 pm12:07 hours
Shanghai (China)05:58 am06:05 pm12:08 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:24 am06:32 pm12:08 hours