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 5:11 in the morning. The sunset on the other hand is currently late at 20:32 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 August 18th., localtime in Sweden

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Göteborg05:41 am08:49 pm15:08 hours
Mölndal05:41 am08:49 pm15:08 hours
Helsingborg05:44 am08:41 pm14:56 hours
Borås05:37 am08:46 pm15:08 hours
Malmö05:45 am08:38 pm14:53 hours
Lund05:44 am08:37 pm14:54 hours
Jönköping05:32 am08:41 pm15:09 hours
Växjö05:33 am08:35 pm15:02 hours
Örebro05:22 am08:43 pm15:20 hours
Linköping05:24 am08:38 pm15:14 hours
Norrköping05:21 am08:36 pm15:15 hours
Västerås05:15 am08:39 pm15:23 hours
Gävle05:08 am08:41 pm15:33 hours
Södertälje05:13 am08:33 pm15:20 hours
Uppsala05:10 am08:35 pm15:25 hours
Huddinge05:11 am08:31 pm15:20 hours
Solna05:11 am08:32 pm15:21 hours
Stockholm05:11 am08:32 pm15:21 hours
Haninge05:11 am08:31 pm15:20 hours
Umeå04:39 am08:45 pm16:06 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:52 am08:27 pm14:35 hours
New York (USA)06:08 am07:50 pm13:42 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:29 am05:28 pm10:59 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:41 am06:18 pm12:37 hours
Moscow (Russia)05:05 am08:00 pm14:55 hours
Shanghai (China)05:20 am06:35 pm13:15 hours
Helsinki (Finland)05:39 am09:08 pm15:29 hours