Sunrise and sunset in New Caledonia

The times of sunrise and sunset in New Caledonia 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. Nouméa is positioned near the 22 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 Nouméa lasts almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Nouméa rises at 6:31. The early sunset at 17:20 makes the day currently a bit too short.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Nouméa

Average lentgh of daylight in Nouméa

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of New Caledonia

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 21st., localtime in New Caledonia

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Koumac06:36 am05:32 pm10:55 hours
Pouébo06:35 am05:31 pm10:56 hours
Koné06:35 am05:28 pm10:54 hours
Hienghène06:34 am05:29 pm10:55 hours
Poya06:34 am05:27 pm10:52 hours
Touho06:33 am05:27 pm10:55 hours
Poindimié06:33 am05:27 pm10:54 hours
Ponérihouen06:33 am05:26 pm10:53 hours
Bourail06:33 am05:25 pm10:51 hours
Houaïlou06:32 am05:25 pm10:53 hours
La Foa06:32 am05:23 pm10:51 hours
Canala06:32 am05:23 pm10:52 hours
Thio06:31 am05:22 pm10:51 hours
Païta06:31 am05:20 pm10:49 hours
Dumbéa06:31 am05:20 pm10:49 hours
Nouméa06:31 am05:20 pm10:49 hours
Fayaoué06:28 am05:23 pm10:55 hours
Mont-Dore06:31 am05:19 pm10:49 hours
06:25 am05:19 pm10:54 hours
Tadine06:24 am05:15 pm10:52 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)04:40 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)05:26 am06:28 pm13:02 hours
Moscow (Russia)03:41 am09:20 pm17:39 hours
Shanghai (China)04:48 am07:02 pm14:13 hours
Helsinki (Finland)03:50 am10:53 pm19:04 hours