Sunrise and Sunset Times in North Carolina State

North Carolina is approximately 560 miles long and 150 miles wide, with a total land area of 53,819quare miles and each location has a slightly different sunrise and sunset time.

We've listed the top locations in North Carolina 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 6:19:20 AM

Sunrise time: 6:43:38 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:12:51 PM

Last light at 6:37:08 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:26:25 AM

Sunrise time: 6:50:33 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:20:31 PM

Last light at 6:44:39 PM

North Carolina's sunrises and sunsets are known for their striking beauty, a result of the state's diverse landscapes from the picturesque coastlines to the Appalachian Mountains. The eastern beaches and barrier islands provide idyllic settings for watching the sun rise over the Atlantic, with the sky and ocean blending in a spectrum of early morning colors. In the west, the Appalachian Mountains offer a dramatic setting for sunsets, with the sun's rays highlighting the contours of the mountains and valleys. The varied terrain across the state, including rolling hills and dense forests, adds depth to these natural spectacles. The distinct seasons in North Carolina enhance the experience, with each season contributing its own palette of colors to the sunrise and sunset skies.

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:17:49 AM

Sunrise time: 6:42:07 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:11:18 PM

Last light at 6:35:36 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:22:33 AM

Sunrise time: 6:46:57 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:15:43 PM

Last light at 6:40:06 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:18:57 AM

Sunrise time: 6:43:19 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:12:12 PM

Last light at 6:36:34 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:24:22 AM

Sunrise time: 6:48:46 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:17:30 PM

Last light at 6:41:54 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:18:30 AM

Sunrise time: 6:42:35 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:12:46 PM

Last light at 6:36:51 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:18:24 AM

Sunrise time: 6:42:42 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:11:52 PM

Last light at 6:36:10 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:14:27 AM

Sunrise time: 6:38:17 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:09:36 PM

Last light at 6:33:26 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:23:21 AM

Sunrise time: 6:47:43 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:16:39 PM

Last light at 6:41:00 PM

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Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:12:41 AM

Sunrise time: 6:36:56 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:06:20 PM

Last light at 6:30:35 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:33:23 AM

Sunrise time: 6:57:38 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:27:06 PM

Last light at 6:51:20 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:25:26 AM

Sunrise time: 6:49:37 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:19:20 PM

Last light at 6:43:31 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:27:49 AM

Sunrise time: 6:51:57 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:21:52 PM

Last light at 6:46:01 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:12:36 AM

Sunrise time: 6:36:35 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:07:11 PM

Last light at 6:31:10 PM

Sun rising over the horizon

First light at 6:19:33 AM

Sunrise time: 6:43:53 AM

Sun setting behind the horizon

Sunset time: 6:12:53 PM

Last light at 6:37:13 PM

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