Sunrise and sunset in Niue

The times of sunrise and sunset in Niue 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. Alofi is positioned near the 19 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:20 hours the longest days are in Dezember. In Juni a night in Alofi lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Alofi rises at 6:37. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:09 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average lentgh of daylight in Alofi

Average lentgh of daylight in Alofi

Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Niue

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 August 16th., localtime in Niue

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Alofi06:37 am06:09 pm11:32 hours


International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:51 am08:29 pm14:38 hours
New York (USA)06:07 am07:52 pm13:44 hours
Sydney (Australia)06:30 am05:27 pm10:57 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:41 am06:19 pm12:38 hours
Moscow (Russia)05:04 am08:03 pm14:59 hours
Shanghai (China)05:19 am06:36 pm13:17 hours
Helsinki (Finland)05:37 am09:11 pm15:34 hours