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Sunset Pitcairn Islands

Sunrise and sunset on the Pitcairn Islands

Sunrise today: 7:10 h
Sunset today: 18:03 h
(Times for Adamstown)

The times of sunrise and sunset on the Pitcairn 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. Adamstown is positioned near the 25 southern latitude. For comparison: New York's latitude is 40th in the north, having a much longer distance to the equator.

With up to 13:40 hours the longest days are in December. In June a night in Adamstown lasts almost 14 hours.

In these days the sun in Adamstown rises at 7:10. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:03 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Adamstown

Average length of day in Adamstown
      sunshine duration       twilight phase


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

Sunset Pitcairn 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 19th., localtime on the Pitcairn Islands

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Adamstown07:10 am06:03 pm10:53 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Adamstown)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:03 am07:36 pm13:33 h
February06:25 am07:23 pm12:58 h
March06:40 am06:57 pm12:17 h
April06:54 am06:26 pm11:32 h
May07:08 am06:04 pm10:56 h
June07:22 am05:59 pm10:38 h
July07:23 am06:09 pm10:46 h
August07:06 am06:23 pm11:17 h
September06:35 am06:35 pm11:59 h
October06:04 am06:47 pm12:43 h
November05:43 am07:06 pm13:23 h
December05:43 am07:27 pm13:44 h



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. Adamstown lies on the 25th degree of southern latitude and is therefore quite far away from the equator. While a sunset near the equator only lasts about 20 minutes, on the Pitcairn Islands this period averages 25 minutes. In June, it's about 25 minutes in Adamstown, while in December it's 26 minutes.

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)05:01 am09:03 pm16:02 h
New York (USA)05:34 am08:10 pm14:36 h
Sydney (Australia)06:41 am05:01 pm10:20 h
Manila (Philippines)05:26 am06:18 pm12:53 h
Moscow (Russia)04:08 am08:43 pm16:35 h
Shanghai (China)04:54 am06:46 pm13:52 h
Helsinki (Finland)04:28 am10:04 pm17:36 h

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