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Sunset American Samoa

Sunrise and sunset in American Samoa

Sunrise today: 6:09 h
Sunset today: 18:19 h
(Times for Pago Pago)

Sunrise and sunset in American Samoa do not differ significantly throughout the year. The reason for this is the proximity to the equator. Thus, the sun swings north in the middle of the year and south at the turn of the year, without moving too far away. In countries like Canada or Norway, however, the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 13 hours the longest days happen to be in December. In June a night in Pago Pago lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Pago Pago rises at 6:09. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:19 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Pago Pago

Average length of day in Pago Pago
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of American Samoa

Sunset American SamoaThe 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 September 25th., localtime in American Samoa

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Tau06:04 am06:15 pm12:11 h
Ofu06:05 am06:15 pm12:11 h
Aua06:09 am06:19 pm12:11 h
Fagatogo06:09 am06:19 pm12:11 h
Pago Pago06:09 am06:19 pm12:11 h
Tafuna06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Malaeimi06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Vaitogi06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Faleniu06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Mapusagafou06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Vailoatai06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Leone06:09 am06:20 pm12:11 h
Taulaga06:11 am06:21 pm12:10 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Pago Pago)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:05 am06:59 pm12:55 h
February06:19 am06:54 pm12:35 h
March06:25 am06:38 pm12:13 h
April06:28 am06:17 pm11:49 h
May06:34 am06:03 pm11:29 h
June06:43 am06:03 pm11:19 h
July06:46 am06:10 pm11:24 h
August06:36 am06:17 pm11:41 h
September06:16 am06:19 pm12:04 h
October05:54 am06:22 pm12:27 h
November05:42 am06:32 pm12:49 h
December05:47 am06:48 pm13:00 h

Where does the sun rise in American Samoa?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city in American Samoa is Tau in the region of Manu'a. There, the sun rises at 6:04 am and sets at 6:15 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Taulaga (Swains Island) at 6:21 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. Pago Pago lies on the 14th degree of southern latitude and thus a good distance from the equator. While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in American Samoa it only lasts an average of 25 minutes. In June, it's about 24 minutes in Pago Pago, while in December it's 25 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:55 am07:00 pm12:05 h
New York (USA)06:44 am06:51 pm12:07 h
Sydney (Australia)05:39 am05:54 pm12:15 h
Manila (Philippines)05:44 am05:51 pm12:07 h
Moscow (Russia)06:18 am06:23 pm12:05 h
Shanghai (China)05:42 am05:49 pm12:06 h
Helsinki (Finland)07:09 am07:14 pm12:05 h

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