Sunrise and sunset in Ukraine

Sunrise today: 7:50 h
Sunset today: 15:56 h
(Times for Kiev)

The times of sunrise and sunset in Ukraine 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 16:30 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 Kiev lasts almost 16 hours.

In these days the sun in Kiev rises at 7:50. The early sunset at 15:56 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average length of daylight in Kiev

Average length of daylight in Kiev
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Ukraine

The 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 December 16th., localtime in Ukraine

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Luhansk07:06 am03:29 pm8:23 hours
Makiyivka07:10 am03:37 pm8:27 hours
Donetsk07:10 am03:37 pm8:27 hours
Mariupol07:07 am03:42 pm8:35 hours
Kharkiv07:25 am03:35 pm8:10 hours
Zaporizhzhya07:20 am03:49 pm8:29 hours
Dnipropetrovsk07:23 am03:47 pm8:24 hours
Poltava07:30 am03:44 pm8:14 hours
Simferopol07:13 am04:04 pm8:51 hours
Sevastopol07:14 am04:08 pm8:54 hours
Kryvyi Rih07:27 am03:56 pm8:28 hours
Kherson07:25 am04:04 pm8:38 hours
Cherkasy07:39 am03:54 pm8:15 hours
Mykolayiv07:29 am04:05 pm8:36 hours
Chernihiv07:52 am03:48 pm7:56 hours
Odessa07:32 am04:12 pm8:40 hours
Kiev07:50 am03:56 pm8:06 hours
Vinnytsya07:53 am04:10 pm8:17 hours
Khmel’nyts’kyy07:59 am04:15 pm8:15 hours
L'viv08:13 am04:25 pm8:12 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Kiev)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar07:50 am04:23 pm8:33 hours
Februar07:08 am05:15 pm10:08 hours
März06:10 am06:03 pm11:53 hours
April06:02 am07:53 pm13:50 hours
Mai05:08 am08:39 pm15:31 hours
Juni04:43 am09:13 pm16:29 hours
Juli05:01 am09:06 pm16:05 hours
August05:44 am08:20 pm14:36 hours
September06:31 am07:15 pm12:44 hours
Oktober07:18 am06:09 pm10:51 hours
November07:09 am04:14 pm9:05 hours
Dezember07:49 am03:56 pm8:07 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)08:09 am03:54 pm7:45 hours
New York (USA)07:11 am04:31 pm9:19 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:37 am08:03 pm14:27 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:12 am05:30 pm11:18 hours
Moscow (Russia)08:51 am03:58 pm7:08 hours
Shanghai (China)06:44 am04:54 pm10:11 hours
Helsinki (Finland)09:16 am03:14 pm5:59 hours