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Sunset Lithuania

Sunrise and sunset in Lithuania

Sunrise today: 4:56 h
Sunset today: 21:35 h
(Times for Vilnius)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Lithuania 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 17:20 hours the longest days happen in June. On the other hand, the longest and darkest nights are in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the other way around). In December a night in Vilnius lasts almost 17 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Vilnius starts already at 4:56 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 21:35 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Vilnius

Average length of day in Vilnius
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Lithuania

Sunset LithuaniaThe 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 May 24th., localtime in Lithuania

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Visaginas04:46 am09:36 pm16:50 h
Utena04:50 am09:38 pm16:49 h
Vilnius04:56 am09:35 pm16:39 h
Ukmerge04:55 am09:40 pm16:46 h
Panevezhis04:53 am09:45 pm16:52 h
Jonava04:57 am09:41 pm16:44 h
Alytus05:02 am09:38 pm16:36 h
Kedainiai04:57 am09:43 pm16:46 h
Kaunas05:00 am09:41 pm16:41 h
Radviliskis04:56 am09:49 pm16:53 h
Marijampole05:04 am09:42 pm16:38 h
Shauliai04:56 am09:50 pm16:54 h
Mazeikiai04:58 am09:57 pm16:59 h
Taurage05:04 am09:50 pm16:46 h
Telsiai05:00 am09:55 pm16:55 h
Plunge05:02 am09:56 pm16:54 h
Silute05:07 am09:54 pm16:47 h
Kretinga05:05 am09:58 pm16:53 h
Klaipeda05:06 am09:58 pm16:51 h
Palanga05:05 am09:59 pm16:54 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Vilnius)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January08:30 am04:25 pm7:55 h
February07:38 am05:27 pm9:49 h
March06:31 am06:23 pm11:52 h
April06:14 am08:23 pm14:09 h
May05:10 am09:20 pm16:10 h
June04:38 am09:59 pm17:21 h
July04:59 am09:49 pm16:50 h
August05:52 am08:54 pm15:01 h
September06:49 am07:38 pm12:49 h
October07:46 am06:23 pm10:37 h
November07:47 am04:19 pm8:32 h
December08:33 am03:54 pm7:21 h

Where does the sun rise in Lithuania?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Lithuania is Visaginas in the region of Utenos. There, the sun rises at 4:46 am and sets at 9:36 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Nida at 9:56 pm.


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. And this causes a different duration that a sunset takes. Vilnius lies on the 55th degree of northern latitude and is therefore very far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Lithuania this period averages 51 minutes. In June, it's about 57 minutes in Vilnius, while in December it's 45 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:55 am09:11 pm16:16 h
New York (USA)05:30 am08:15 pm14:45 h
Sydney (Australia)06:45 am04:58 pm10:14 h
Manila (Philippines)05:25 am06:20 pm12:55 h
Moscow (Russia)04:00 am08:52 pm16:52 h
Shanghai (China)04:52 am06:49 pm13:58 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:18 am10:16 pm17:58 h

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