Sunrise and Sunset Times in Alaska State

Alaska is approximately 1,420 miles long and 2,261 miles wide, with a total land area of 665,046quare miles and each location has a slightly different sunrise and sunset time.

We've listed the top locations in Alaska below, but you can search for a particular location to find out the exact sunset and sunrise times.



Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:01:40 AM

Sunrise time: 7:42:34 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:39:08 PM

Last light at 7:20:02 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 5:59:32 AM

Sunrise time: 6:37:00 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 5:40:53 PM

Last light at 6:18:20 PM

Sunrises and sunsets in Alaska are extraordinary and captivating, primarily due to its high latitude and diverse landscapes. The Earth's tilt creates unique patterns of light and darkness in Alaska, leading to prolonged twilight in some seasons and phenomena like the midnight sun near the solstice. Winters offer extended, vivid sunrises and sunsets. The state's varied terrain, including coastlines, tundras, and mountain ranges like the Alaska and Brooks Ranges, provides a beautiful setting for these displays, with reflections on snow and ice adding to their splendor. Alaska's clear skies and minimal light pollution intensify these colors and offer optimal conditions for viewing the aurora borealis during darker months.

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:53:15 AM

Sunrise time: 7:39:37 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:24:37 PM

Last light at 7:10:59 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:00:21 AM

Sunrise time: 7:41:24 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:37:39 PM

Last light at 7:18:41 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:03:01 AM

Sunrise time: 6:39:11 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 5:45:58 PM

Last light at 6:22:09 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:59:52 AM

Sunrise time: 7:41:15 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:36:46 PM

Last light at 7:18:09 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:00:38 AM

Sunrise time: 7:42:01 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:37:32 PM

Last light at 7:18:55 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 5:48:04 AM

Sunrise time: 6:22:39 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 5:33:02 PM

Last light at 6:07:38 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:07:01 AM

Sunrise time: 7:47:04 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:45:30 PM

Last light at 7:25:32 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:11:17 AM

Sunrise time: 7:48:12 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:53:33 PM

Last light at 7:30:28 PM

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Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:48:57 AM

Sunrise time: 8:29:18 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 7:27:14 PM

Last light at 8:07:35 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:58:34 AM

Sunrise time: 7:39:58 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:35:26 PM

Last light at 7:16:50 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:08:05 AM

Sunrise time: 7:47:02 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:47:51 PM

Last light at 7:26:48 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:29:30 AM

Sunrise time: 8:31:12 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:45:39 PM

Last light at 7:47:21 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:06:13 AM

Sunrise time: 7:46:11 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:44:47 PM

Last light at 7:24:45 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 7:29:28 AM

Sunrise time: 8:31:10 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:45:38 PM

Last light at 7:47:19 PM

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