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Sunset Marshall Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the Marshall Islands

Sunrise today: 6:16 h
Sunset today: 18:45 h
(Times for Majuro)

Times for sunrise and sunset on the Marshall Islands won't differ much all over the year. The reason is the only fair proximity to the equator. So in summer the sun moves slightly to the north and in the winter slightly back to south, but without much change in the distance. E.g. in the Nordic countries of Europe the difference is much more extreme.

With up to approximately 12:30 hours the longest days happen to be in June. In December a night in Majuro lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Majuro rises at 6:16. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:45 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Majuro

Average length of day in Majuro
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of the Marshall Islands

Sunset Marshall IslandsThe 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 May 18th., localtime on the Marshall Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Mili06:16 am06:42 pm12:27 h
Arno06:15 am06:44 pm12:30 h
Majuro06:16 am06:45 pm12:30 h
Aur06:15 am06:48 pm12:33 h
Mejit06:13 am06:52 pm12:39 h
Wotje06:17 am06:53 pm12:37 h
Ailuk06:17 am06:55 pm12:39 h
Utrik06:16 am06:57 pm12:42 h
Jabor06:24 am06:50 pm12:26 h
Likiep06:20 am06:57 pm12:38 h
Kili06:27 am06:52 pm12:25 h
Jabat06:24 am06:56 pm12:32 h
Ebon06:30 am06:52 pm12:22 h
Namdrik06:31 am06:56 pm12:25 h
Ebaye06:28 am07:02 pm12:35 h
Lib06:30 am07:03 pm12:33 h
Rongelap06:28 am07:09 pm12:42 h
Lae06:33 am07:08 pm12:35 h
Wotho06:33 am07:11 pm12:39 h
Ujae06:35 am07:10 pm12:35 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Majuro)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:49 am06:37 pm11:47 h
February06:50 am06:46 pm11:56 h
March06:40 am06:46 pm12:07 h
April06:25 am06:44 pm12:19 h
May06:16 am06:45 pm12:29 h
June06:17 am06:51 pm12:34 h
July06:24 am06:56 pm12:32 h
August06:27 am06:50 pm12:23 h
September06:23 am06:35 pm12:12 h
October06:20 am06:20 pm12:01 h
November06:23 am06:14 pm11:50 h
December06:36 am06:21 pm11:45 h

Where does the sun rise on the Marshall Islands?

The sun always rises in the east, everywhere and regardless of the country or continent. The easternmost city on the Marshall Islands is Mili in the region of Mili Atoll. There, the sun rises at 6:16 am and sets at 6:42 pm these days. The latest sunset is currently experienced in the west in the city of Ujae (Ujae Atoll) at 7:10 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. Majuro lies on the 7th degree of northern latitude and thus very close to the equator. While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, on the Marshall Islands it only lasts an average of 23 minutes. The Marshall Islands is so close to the equator that there is no noticeable difference even between June and December.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:03 am09:02 pm15:59 h
New York (USA)05:35 am08:09 pm14:34 h
Sydney (Australia)06:40 am05:02 pm10:21 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:52 h
Moscow (Russia)04:10 am08:41 pm16:32 h
Shanghai (China)04:55 am06:45 pm13:51 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:30 am10:02 pm17:32 h

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