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Sunset Tokelau

Sunrise and sunset in Tokelau

Sunrise today: 6:42 h
Sunset today: 18:22 h
(Times for Atafu Village)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Tokelau 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 12:40 hours the longest days happen to be in December. In June a night in Atafu Village lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Atafu Village rises at 6:42. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:22 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of day in Atafu Village

Average length of day in Atafu Village
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Tokelau

Sunset TokelauThe 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 June 25th., localtime in Tokelau

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Fale old settlement06:39 am06:16 pm11:37 h
Atafu Village06:42 am06:22 pm11:40 h


Sunrise and sunset by month (Atafu Village)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
January06:21 am06:57 pm12:36 h
February06:31 am06:56 pm12:24 h
March06:33 am06:44 pm12:11 h
April06:31 am06:28 pm11:57 h
May06:33 am06:19 pm11:46 h
June06:40 am06:20 pm11:40 h
July06:44 am06:27 pm11:43 h
August06:38 am06:30 pm11:52 h
September06:22 am06:27 pm12:06 h
October06:05 am06:25 pm12:20 h
November05:58 am06:31 pm12:33 h
December06:05 am06:45 pm12:39 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. Atafu Village lies on the 9th degree of southern latitude and thus very close to the equator. While a sunset in the northern USA or central Europe can take almost an hour, in Tokelau it only lasts an average of 23 minutes. Tokelau 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)04:42 am09:35 pm16:54 h
New York (USA)05:24 am08:32 pm15:08 h
Sydney (Australia)06:59 am04:56 pm9:57 h
Manila (Philippines)05:27 am06:29 pm13:02 h
Moscow (Russia)03:43 am09:21 pm17:38 h
Shanghai (China)04:50 am07:03 pm14:13 h
Helsinki (Finland)03:51 am10:53 pm19:02 h

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