Sunrise and sunset in French Southern and Antarctic Lands

The times of sunrise and sunset in French Southern and Antarctic Lands are significantly influenced by the country's very southern position in the hemisphere. Far in the south the days are short in summer and long in winter. In the northern hemisphere it is vice versa. With up to 16:20 hours the longest days are in Dezember. The longest dark nights happen to be in summer. In Juni a night in Port-aux-Français lasts almost 16 hours.

Who wants to look at the sunrise in these days, can take it easy. Late by 8:14 the sun rises in Port-aux-Français. The early sunset at 16:28 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Port-aux-Français

Average lentgh of daylight in Port-aux-Français

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of French Southern and Antarctic Lands

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 22nd., localtime in French Southern and Antarctic Lands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Port-aux-Français08:14 am04:28 pm8:14 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:41 am09:35 pm16:55 hours
New York (USA)05:23 am08:32 pm15:09 hours
Auckland (New Zealand)07:32 am05:13 pm9:41 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:27 am06:28 pm13:02 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:42 am09:20 pm17:39 hours
Shanghai (China)04:49 am07:02 pm14:13 hours
Helsinki (Finland)03:50 am10:54 pm19:03 hours