Sunrise and Sunset

Platform: API iOS Android

Get the sunrise and sunset times for the next 60 days at any location worldwide.

Request URL[params]

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Request Parameters

All parameters are separated by &. If no optional parameters are set, the default value will be used.

  • key(required)API authentication key, please refer to How To Get Your Key. Support Signature Authentication. Example: key=12334567890ABC
  • location(required)The location to be queried, support LocationID or comma-separated longitude and latitude (decimal, up to 2 decimal places), LocationID can be obtained by GeoAPI. Example: location=101010100 or location=116.41,39.92
  • date(required)Set the date, up to 60 days in the future (including today). The date format is yyyyMMdd. Example: date=20200531
  • langMulti-language setting, see Language code for available value. If data does not match the language you set, it will return results in English or its native language.

Request Example

Sunrise and sunset on 2021-02-20 for Beijing, replace date=20210220 with next 60 days.

curl -L -X GET --compressed ''


The response is in JSON format and is Gzip compressed, all fields are Strings.

  "code": "200",
  "updateTime": "2021-02-17T11:00+08:00",
  "fxLink": "",
  "sunrise": "2021-02-20T06:58+08:00",
  "sunset": "2021-02-20T17:57+08:00",
  "refer": {
    "sources": [
    "license": [
      "QWeather Developers License"
  • code See Status Code
  • updateTime API last update time
  • fxLink Responsive web page of this data, for embedded in website or APP
  • sunrise Sunrise time. Maybe null in high latitude area
  • sunset Sunset time. Maybe null in high latitude area
  • refer.sources Data source and other statements, may be null
  • refer.license Data license, may be null