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Sunset Moldova

Sunrise and sunset in Moldova

Sunrise today: 7:27 h
Sunset today: 16:19 h
(Times for Chisinau)
The times for sunrise and sunset in Moldova 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 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter. A December night in Chisinau lasts almost 16 hours and the days start about 2 hours later.
During these days, the sun in Chisinau rises at 7:27. The early sunset at 16:19 makes the day currently a bit too short.
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Average length of day in Chisinau

Average length of day in Chisinau
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Moldova

Sunset MoldovaThe cities are ordered by their geographic position from east to west, so in an approximate direction of the sun's course. Since the orbit around the sun is elliptical, sunrise or sunset never happen on a whole longitude at the same time. All data given for December 1st., localtime in Moldova
CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Slobozia07:23 am04:17 pm8:54 h
Tiraspolul07:23 am04:16 pm8:53 h
Bender07:24 am04:17 pm8:53 h
Causeni07:24 am04:18 pm8:54 h
Dubasari07:27 am04:17 pm8:50 h
Ribnita07:29 am04:16 pm8:46 h
Chisinau07:27 am04:19 pm8:52 h
Ceadîr-Lunga07:24 am04:22 pm8:59 h
Orhei07:29 am04:18 pm8:49 h
Comrat07:25 am04:22 pm8:57 h
Straseni07:29 am04:19 pm8:51 h
Hincesti07:28 am04:21 pm8:53 h
Floresti07:33 am04:18 pm8:45 h
Soroca07:34 am04:17 pm8:43 h
Cahul07:26 am04:25 pm8:60 h
Bilicenii Vechi07:33 am04:20 pm8:47 h
Balti07:34 am04:20 pm8:46 h
Drochia07:35 am04:19 pm8:44 h
Ungheni07:32 am04:22 pm8:50 h
Edinet07:38 am04:21 pm8:43 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Chisinau)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:44 am04:43 pm8:60 h
February07:07 am05:29 pm10:23 h
March06:15 am06:11 pm11:55 h
April06:15 am07:54 pm13:39 h
May05:27 am08:34 pm15:07 h
June05:06 am09:03 pm15:56 h
July05:22 am08:58 pm15:35 h
August06:00 am08:17 pm14:18 h
September06:40 am07:18 pm12:38 h
October07:21 am06:19 pm10:59 h
November07:06 am04:32 pm9:26 h
December07:41 am04:17 pm8:36 h

Where does the sun rise in Moldova?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Moldova is Pervomaisc in the region of Central Moldova. There, the sun rises at 7:22 am and sets at 4:16 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Briceni (North Moldova) at 16:21.

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. Chisinau lies on the 47th 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 Moldova, this period averages 41 minutes. In June, it's about 46 minutes in Chisinau, while in December it's 36 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:52 am03:58 pm8:06 h
New York (USA)06:59 am04:30 pm9:32 h
Sydney (Australia)05:35 am07:52 pm14:16 h
Manila (Philippines)06:03 am05:25 pm11:22 h
Moscow (Russia)08:32 am04:04 pm7:32 h
Shanghai (China)06:33 am04:52 pm10:19 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:53 am03:24 pm6:31 h

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