Sunrise and sunset on the Cook Islands

The times of sunrise and sunset on the Cook Islands are caused by the southern position in the hemisphere. Not that far in the south, but quite noticable the longest days are in winter months, while the shortest days fall into our summer. In the northern hemisphere it is vice versa. Avarua is positioned near the 21 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:30 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Avarua lasts almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Avarua rises at 6:41. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:52 Uhr in the early evening.

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Average lentgh of daylight in Avarua

Average lentgh of daylight in Avarua

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Cook Islands

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 March 17th., localtime on the Cook Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Avarua06:41 am06:52 pm12:12 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:13 am06:16 pm12:03 hours
New York (USA)07:01 am07:06 pm12:05 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:20 am07:37 pm12:17 hours
Manila (Philippines)06:01 am06:07 pm12:06 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:36 am06:38 pm12:02 hours
Shanghai (China)06:00 am06:04 pm12:04 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:27 am06:29 pm12:02 hours