Sunset Norway

Sunrise and sunset in Norway

Sunrise today: 8:07 h
Sunset today: 17:56 h
(Times for Oslo)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Norway 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 19 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 Oslo lasts almost 18 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 8:07 the sun rises in Oslo. The early sunset at 17:56 makes the day currently a bit too short.

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Average length of daylight in Oslo

Average length of daylight in Oslo
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Norway

Sunset NorwayThe 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 October 20th., localtime in Norway

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Tromsø08:14 am04:43 pm8:29 h
Bodø08:19 am05:14 pm8:55 h
Sarpsborg08:03 am05:56 pm9:53 h
Hamar08:08 am05:52 pm9:44 h
Fredrikstad08:04 am05:57 pm9:53 h
Oslo08:07 am05:56 pm9:49 h
Moss08:06 am05:58 pm9:52 h
Tønsberg08:06 am05:59 pm9:53 h
Trondheim08:19 am05:46 pm9:27 h
Sandefjord08:07 am06:00 pm9:54 h
Drammen08:08 am05:59 pm9:50 h
Porsgrunn08:09 am06:02 pm9:54 h
Skien08:09 am06:02 pm9:53 h
Arendal08:11 am06:08 pm9:57 h
Kristiansand08:13 am06:12 pm9:59 h
Ålesund08:33 am06:06 pm9:34 h
Sandnes08:24 am06:19 pm9:55 h
Stavanger08:24 am06:19 pm9:54 h
Bergen08:30 am06:16 pm9:47 h
Haugesund08:27 am06:19 pm9:52 h

Sunrise and sunset by month (Oslo)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar09:00 am03:52 pm6:52 h
Februar07:51 am05:10 pm9:19 h
März06:30 am06:21 pm11:51 h
April05:57 am08:36 pm14:40 h
Mai04:35 am09:50 pm17:15 h
Juni03:50 am10:44 pm18:54 h
Juli04:19 am10:26 pm18:08 h
August05:30 am09:12 pm15:42 h
September06:43 am07:40 pm12:57 h
Oktober07:54 am06:10 pm10:16 h
November08:12 am03:50 pm7:38 h
Dezember09:10 am03:14 pm6:04 h

Where does the sun rise in Norway?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Norway is Vuorea in the province of Finnmark Fylke. There, the sun rises at 7:30 am and sets at 3:50 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Fedje (Hordaland) at 6:18 pm.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)07:39 am06:02 pm10:23 h
New York (USA)07:10 am06:11 pm11:00 h
Sydney (Australia)06:06 am07:13 pm13:07 h
Manila (Philippines)05:47 am05:34 pm11:47 h
Moscow (Russia)07:09 am05:19 pm10:10 h
Shanghai (China)05:59 am05:18 pm11:19 h
Helsinki (Finland)08:10 am05:59 pm9:48 h