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Sunset Slovakia

Sunrise and sunset in Slovakia

Sunrise today: 4:50 h
Sunset today: 20:57 h
(Times for Bratislava)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Slovakia 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 16:10 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 Bratislava lasts almost 16 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Bratislava starts already at 4:50 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:57 in the evening.


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Average length of day in Bratislava

Average length of day in Bratislava
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Slovakia

Sunset SlovakiaThe 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 June 26th., localtime in Slovakia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Michalovce04:28 am08:41 pm16:13 h
Humenné04:27 am08:42 pm16:15 h
Bardejov04:28 am08:46 pm16:18 h
Kosice04:31 am08:44 pm16:12 h
Prešov04:30 am08:45 pm16:15 h
Spišská Nová Ves04:33 am08:47 pm16:15 h
Poprad04:33 am08:49 pm16:16 h
Banská Bystrica04:39 am08:52 pm16:13 h
Zvolen04:40 am08:51 pm16:11 h
Martin04:39 am08:55 pm16:16 h
Žilina04:39 am08:56 pm16:17 h
Prievidza04:41 am08:54 pm16:13 h
Levice04:44 am08:52 pm16:08 h
Považská Bystrica04:41 am08:57 pm16:16 h
Nové Zámky04:47 am08:52 pm16:05 h
Komárno04:48 am08:52 pm16:03 h
Nitra04:46 am08:54 pm16:08 h
Trencin04:43 am08:57 pm16:14 h
Trnava04:47 am08:57 pm16:09 h
Bratislava04:50 am08:57 pm16:07 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Bratislava)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January07:35 am04:26 pm8:52 h
February06:56 am05:14 pm10:18 h
March06:03 am05:57 pm11:55 h
April06:00 am07:43 pm13:43 h
May05:10 am08:25 pm15:15 h
June04:48 am08:55 pm16:07 h
July05:05 am08:49 pm15:44 h
August05:44 am08:07 pm14:23 h
September06:27 am07:06 pm12:40 h
October07:09 am06:05 pm10:56 h
November06:56 am04:15 pm9:19 h
December07:33 am04:00 pm8:27 h

Where does the sun rise in Slovakia?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in Slovakia is Sobrance in the region of Košický. There, the sun rises at 4:27 am and sets at 8:40 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Malacky (Bratislavský) at 8:59 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. Bratislava lies on the 48th degree of northern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, in Slovakia this period averages 39 minutes. In June, it's about 42 minutes in Bratislava, while in December it's 36 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:42 am09:35 pm16:53 h
New York (USA)05:24 am08:32 pm15:08 h
Sydney (Australia)06:59 am04:56 pm9:57 h
Manila (Philippines)05:28 am06:29 pm13:02 h
Moscow (Russia)03:43 am09:21 pm17:37 h
Shanghai (China)04:50 am07:03 pm14:13 h
Helsinki (Finland)03:52 am10:53 pm19:01 h

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