Sunrise and sunset in Tuvalu

Sunrise today: 5:55 h
Sunset today: 18:00 h
(Times for Funafuti)

Times for sunrise and sunset in Tuvalu 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 Dezember. In Juni a night in Funafuti lasts almost 13 hours.

In these days the sun in Funafuti rises at 5:55. The Sunset can currently be watched at about 18:00 Uhr in the early evening.


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Average length of daylight in Funafuti

Average length of daylight in Funafuti
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Sunrise and sunset in the most important cities of Tuvalu

The 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 September 17th., localtime in Tuvalu

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Funafuti05:55 am06:00 pm12:06 hours
Asau Village05:56 am06:03 pm12:06 hours
Savave Village05:58 am06:04 pm12:06 hours
Kulia Village06:02 am06:08 pm12:07 hours
Tanrake Village06:02 am06:09 pm12:06 hours
Toga Village06:06 am06:12 pm12:07 hours


Sunrise and sunset by month (Funafuti)

MonthSunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Januar05:54 am06:30 pm12:36 hours
Februar06:04 am06:29 pm12:25 hours
März06:06 am06:18 pm12:12 hours
April06:04 am06:02 pm11:57 hours
Mai06:06 am05:52 pm11:46 hours
Juni06:13 am05:53 pm11:40 hours
Juli06:17 am06:00 pm11:42 hours
August06:11 am06:03 pm11:52 hours
September05:56 am06:01 pm12:05 hours
Oktober05:39 am05:58 pm12:19 hours
November05:31 am06:03 pm12:32 hours
Dezember05:38 am06:17 pm12:39 hours

International cities for comparison

CitySunriseSunsetHours of daylight
Berlin (Germany)06:41 am07:20 pm12:38 hours
New York (USA)06:37 am07:03 pm12:27 hours
Sydney (Australia)05:51 am05:48 pm11:58 hours
Manila (Philippines)05:43 am05:57 pm12:14 hours
Moscow (Russia)06:02 am06:45 pm12:43 hours
Shanghai (China)05:37 am05:59 pm12:22 hours
Helsinki (Finland)06:50 am07:39 pm12:50 hours