Sunrise and sunset in Romania

The times of sunrise and sunset in Romania 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 15:40 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 Bucharest lasts almost 16 hours.

In these days the sun in Bucharest rises at 6:19. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:19 in the evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Bucharest

Average lentgh of daylight in Bucharest

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Romania

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 August 17th., localtime in Romania

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Timisoara06:36 am08:41 pm14:05 hours
Arad06:35 am08:42 pm14:07 hours
Oradea06:30 am08:41 pm14:11 hours
Satu Mare06:25 am08:39 pm14:14 hours
Baia Mare06:22 am08:36 pm14:14 hours
Cluj-Napoca06:24 am08:34 pm14:10 hours
Craiova06:29 am08:28 pm13:59 hours
Sibiu06:24 am08:30 pm14:05 hours
Targu-Mures06:21 am08:30 pm14:09 hours
Pitesti06:23 am08:25 pm14:01 hours
Brasov06:19 am08:23 pm14:05 hours
Ploiesti06:19 am08:20 pm14:02 hours
Bucharest06:19 am08:19 pm13:60 hours
Botosani06:10 am08:24 pm14:14 hours
Buzau06:15 am08:18 pm14:03 hours
Bacau06:12 am08:20 pm14:09 hours
Iasi06:07 am08:19 pm14:11 hours
Braila06:10 am08:13 pm14:03 hours
Galati06:09 am08:13 pm14:04 hours
Constanta06:10 am08:08 pm13:59 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:51 am08:29 pm14:38 hours
New York (USA)06:07 am07:52 pm13:44 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:30 am05:27 pm10:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:41 am06:19 pm12:38 hours
Moscow (Russia)05:04 am08:03 pm14:59 hours
Shanghai (China)05:19 am06:36 pm13:17 hours
Helsinki (Finland)05:37 am09:11 pm15:34 hours