Sunrise and sunset in Sweden

The times of sunrise and sunset in Sweden 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 18:40 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 Stockholm lasts almost 18 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, has to wake up early. Sunrise in Stockholm starts already at 3:27 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 22:10 in the evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Stockholm

Average lentgh of daylight in Stockholm

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Sweden

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 June 17th., localtime in Sweden

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Göteborg04:07 am10:18 pm18:11 hours
Mölndal04:08 am10:17 pm18:10 hours
Helsingborg04:18 am10:01 pm17:43 hours
Borås04:03 am10:14 pm18:11 hours
Malmö04:21 am09:56 pm17:36 hours
Lund04:19 am09:56 pm17:37 hours
Jönköping03:58 am10:10 pm18:12 hours
Växjö04:03 am09:59 pm17:56 hours
Örebro03:39 am10:21 pm18:42 hours
Linköping03:46 am10:10 pm18:24 hours
Norrköping03:42 am10:10 pm18:28 hours
Västerås03:30 am10:19 pm18:49 hours
Gävle03:15 am10:29 pm19:15 hours
Södertälje03:30 am10:10 pm18:40 hours
Uppsala03:22 am10:17 pm18:55 hours
Huddinge03:28 am10:09 pm18:41 hours
Solna03:27 am10:10 pm18:44 hours
Stockholm03:27 am10:10 pm18:43 hours
Haninge03:28 am10:08 pm18:40 hours
Umeå02:07 am11:12 pm21:04 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:40 am09:34 pm16:54 hours
New York (USA)05:22 am08:31 pm15:09 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:31 am05:12 pm9:41 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:28 pm13:02 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:41 am09:19 pm17:38 hours
Shanghai (China)04:48 am07:01 pm14:13 hours
Helsinki (Finland)03:50 am10:52 pm19:02 hours