Pacific/Apia

  • ISO Format: Pacific/Apia
  • UTC Offset: +13:00
  • UTC (DST) Offset: +14:00

Pacific/Apia Time Zone (Apia, Samoa)

The "Pacific/Apia" time zone refers to the standard time observed in Apia, the capital city of Samoa, as well as the entire country. This time zone follows West Samoa Time (WST) during the standard time period and West Samoa Daylight Time (WSDT) during the daylight saving time period. Here is an in-depth description of this time zone:

Characteristics:

  • Standard Time: West Samoa Time (WST)
  • Offset (Standard Time): UTC+13 hours
  • Daylight Saving Time: West Samoa Daylight Time (WSDT)
  • Offset (Daylight Saving Time): UTC+14 hours

Daylight Saving Time Observance:

  • Start of Daylight Saving Time: Last Sunday in September, clocks are moved forward by one hour at 3:00 AM WST (to 4:00 AM WSDT).
  • End of Daylight Saving Time: First Sunday in April, clocks are moved back by one hour at 4:00 AM WSDT (to 3:00 AM WST).

Major Locations:

  • Apia: The capital and largest city of Samoa, known for its administrative, cultural, and economic significance.
  • Salelologa: The main township on the island of Savai'i.
  • Other Locations in Samoa: Includes various towns, villages, and rural areas across the country that observe the same time zone.

Practical Applications:

  • Business and Communication: Awareness of the Apia time zone is crucial for scheduling meetings, coordinating with international partners, and managing time-sensitive operations. Samoa’s economy includes key sectors such as agriculture, tourism, fishing, and remittances.
  • Travel: Travelers to and from Samoa need to consider the local time zone for accurate planning of flights, ferry schedules, hotel check-ins, and activities. The observance of daylight saving time requires attention to time changes in spring and fall.
  • Technology: Devices and software systems in Samoa adjust for daylight saving time automatically, ensuring accurate and consistent timekeeping.

Historical Context:

  • Date Line Shift: On December 29, 2011, Samoa moved from the eastern side of the International Date Line to the western side, skipping December 30, 2011, entirely. This change was made to better align with the trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region, such as Australia and New Zealand.
  • Daylight Saving Time History: Samoa has observed daylight saving time since 2010 to take advantage of longer daylight hours and conserve energy. The start and end dates for daylight saving time are designed to provide optimal daylight during evening hours.

Key Points:

  • Time Zone Stability: The Apia time zone alternates between WST (UTC+13) and WSDT (UTC+14), requiring careful attention to time changes during transitions in September and April.
  • Economic and Strategic Importance: Apia is strategically located as a major economic center of Samoa, playing a significant role in regional trade, tourism, and cultural activities.

Specifics for International Coordination:

  • Time Zone Awareness: Understanding the time difference is crucial for global coordination. For example, when it is noon in Apia during standard time (WST/UTC+13), it is:
    • 11:00 AM in Auckland (NZDT/UTC+13 during daylight saving time)
    • 10:00 AM in Sydney (AEDT/UTC+11 during daylight saving time)
    • 3:00 PM in Los Angeles (PST/UTC-8 during standard time, previous day)
    • 6:00 PM in New York (EST/UTC-5 during standard time, previous day)
    • 11:00 PM in London (GMT/UTC±0 during standard time, previous day)

During daylight saving time (WSDT/UTC+14), the differences shift by one hour forward, which makes Apia one of the first places in the world to welcome the new day.

Global Business Operations:

  • Multinational Coordination: Organizations with operations or partnerships related to Samoa must consider the Apia time zone for accurate scheduling and communication. Understanding the time zone differences and the daylight saving transitions can prevent miscommunication and scheduling conflicts.
  • Trade and Commerce: The time zone consistency supports efficient international trade schedules, particularly with major trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

Cultural and Regional Considerations:

  • Daily Life: The observation of both WST and WSDT affects daily routines, requiring adjustments twice a year. This system is intended to optimize daylight usage, though it requires awareness of the transition dates.
  • Regional Activities: Understanding the Apia time zone is crucial for regional activities such as agriculture, tourism, fishing, and local events, which are significant to the local economy.

Time Zone Comparisons:

  • Proximity to Other Pacific Time Zones: Samoa shares similar time zone practices with neighboring Pacific countries, facilitating regional coordination. The unique position of Samoa on the western side of the International Date Line means it has one of the earliest time zones in the world.
  • Difference from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC): The Apia time zone requires consideration of both standard time (UTC+13) and daylight saving time (UTC+14), making it crucial to stay informed about the specific periods.

Practical Example:

  • Daily Schedule: In a business setting in Apia, a workday might start at 9:00 AM WST (UTC+13) or WSDT (UTC+14). Coordination with partners in different time zones requires careful planning to accommodate these differences and the daylight saving time transitions.

Summary:

Understanding the Apia time zone is important for effective time management and coordination, particularly for individuals and organizations that interact with Samoa throughout the year. The changes between standard time and daylight saving time require awareness and planning. The alignment with West Samoa Time and West Samoa Daylight Time facilitates national and international coordination, given the economic, cultural, and strategic significance of Apia, Salelologa, and other locations in Samoa in agriculture, tourism, fishing, and regional development.

Convert Time Zones

Time Zones

Time Zone UTC Offset UTC DST Offset
Africa/Addis_Ababa +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Asmara +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Bamako +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Bangui +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Banjul +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Blantyre +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Brazzaville +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Bujumbura +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Conakry +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Dakar +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Dar_es_Salaam +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Djibouti +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Douala +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Freetown +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Gaborone +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Harare +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Kampala +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Kigali +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Kinshasa +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Libreville +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Lome +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Luanda +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Lubumbashi +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Lusaka +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Malabo +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Maseru +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Mbabane +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Mogadishu +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Niamey +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Nouakchott +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Ouagadougou +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Porto-Novo +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Sao_Tome +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Timbuktu +00:00 +00:00
America/Anguilla −04:00 −04:00
America/Antigua −04:00 −04:00
America/Argentina/ComodRivadavia −03:00 −03:00
America/Aruba −04:00 −04:00
America/Atka −10:00 −09:00
America/Buenos_Aires −03:00 −03:00
America/Catamarca −03:00 −03:00
America/Cayman −05:00 −05:00
America/Coral_Harbour −05:00 −05:00
America/Cordoba −03:00 −03:00
America/Dominica −04:00 −04:00
America/Ensenada −08:00 −07:00
America/Fort_Wayne −05:00 −04:00
America/Grenada −04:00 −04:00
America/Guadeloupe −04:00 −04:00
America/Indianapolis −05:00 −04:00
America/Jujuy −03:00 −03:00
America/Knox_IN −06:00 −05:00
America/Kralendijk −04:00 −04:00
America/Louisville −05:00 −04:00
America/Lower_Princes −04:00 −04:00
America/Marigot −04:00 −04:00
America/Mendoza −03:00 −03:00
America/Montreal −05:00 −04:00
America/Montserrat −04:00 −04:00
America/Porto_Acre −05:00 −05:00
America/Rosario −03:00 −03:00
America/Santa_Isabel −08:00 −07:00
America/Shiprock −07:00 −06:00
America/St_Barthelemy −04:00 −04:00
America/St_Kitts −04:00 −04:00
America/St_Lucia −04:00 −04:00
America/St_Thomas −04:00 −04:00
America/St_Vincent −04:00 −04:00
America/Tortola −04:00 −04:00
America/Virgin −04:00 −04:00
Antarctica/McMurdo +12:00 +13:00
Antarctica/South_Pole +12:00 +13:00
Arctic/Longyearbyen +01:00 +02:00
Asia/Aden +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Ashkhabad +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Bahrain +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Calcutta +05:30 +05:30
Asia/Chongqing +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Chungking +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Dacca +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Harbin +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Istanbul +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Kashgar +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Katmandu +05:45 +05:45
Asia/Kuwait +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Macao +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Muscat +04:00 +04:00
Asia/Phnom_Penh +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Rangoon +06:30 +06:30
Asia/Saigon +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Tel_Aviv +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Thimbu +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Ujung_Pandang +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Ulan_Bator +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Vientiane +07:00 +07:00
Atlantic/Faeroe +00:00 +01:00
Atlantic/Jan_Mayen +01:00 +02:00
Atlantic/St_Helena +00:00 +00:00
Australia/Canberra +10:00 +11:00
Australia/Yancowinna +09:30 +10:30
Etc/GMT+0 +00:00 +00:00
Etc/GMT0 +00:00 +00:00
Etc/GMT-0 +00:00 +00:00
Europe/Belfast +00:00 +01:00
Europe/Bratislava +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Busingen +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Guernsey +00:00 +01:00
Europe/Isle_of_Man +00:00 +01:00
Europe/Jersey +00:00 +01:00
Europe/Ljubljana +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Mariehamn +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Podgorica +01:00 +02:00
Europe/San_Marino +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Sarajevo +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Skopje +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Tiraspol +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Vaduz +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Vatican +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Zagreb +01:00 +02:00
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Indian/Comoro +03:00 +03:00
Indian/Mayotte +03:00 +03:00
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Pacific/Midway −11:00 −11:00
Pacific/Ponape +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Saipan +10:00 +10:00
Pacific/Samoa −11:00 −11:00
Pacific/Truk +10:00 +10:00
Pacific/Yap +10:00 +10:00
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Africa/Abidjan +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Accra +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Algiers +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Bissau +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Cairo +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Casablanca +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Ceuta +01:00 +01:00
Africa/El_Aaiun +00:00 +01:00
Africa/Johannesburg +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Juba +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Khartoum +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Lagos +01:00 +01:00
Africa/Maputo +02:00 +02:00
Africa/Monrovia +00:00 +00:00
Africa/Nairobi +03:00 +03:00
Africa/Ndjamena +01:00 +01:00
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America/Araguaina −03:00 −03:00
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America/Argentina/Cordoba −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/Jujuy −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/La_Rioja −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/Mendoza −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/Salta −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/San_Juan −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/San_Luis −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/Tucuman −03:00 −03:00
America/Argentina/Ushuaia −03:00 −03:00
America/Asuncion −04:00 −03:00
America/Atikokan −05:00 −05:00
America/Bahia −03:00 −03:00
America/Bahia_Banderas −06:00 −05:00
America/Barbados −04:00 −04:00
America/Belem −03:00 −03:00
America/Belize −06:00 −06:00
America/Blanc-Sablon −04:00 −04:00
America/Boa_Vista −04:00 −04:00
America/Bogota −05:00 −05:00
America/Boise −07:00 −06:00
America/Cambridge_Bay −07:00 −06:00
America/Campo_Grande −04:00 −03:00
America/Cancun −05:00 −05:00
America/Caracas −04:00 −04:00
America/Cayenne −03:00 −03:00
America/Chicago −06:00 −05:00
America/Chihuahua −07:00 −06:00
America/Costa_Rica −06:00 −06:00
America/Creston −07:00 −07:00
America/Cuiaba −04:00 −03:00
America/Curacao −04:00 −04:00
America/Danmarkshavn +00:00 +00:00
America/Dawson −08:00 −07:00
America/Dawson_Creek −07:00 −07:00
America/Denver −07:00 −06:00
America/Detroit −05:00 −04:00
America/Edmonton −07:00 −06:00
America/Eirunepe −05:00 −05:00
America/El_Salvador −06:00 −06:00
America/Fort_Nelson −07:00 −07:00
America/Fortaleza −03:00 −03:00
America/Glace_Bay −04:00 −03:00
America/Godthab −03:00 −02:00
America/Goose_Bay −04:00 −03:00
America/Grand_Turk −05:00 −04:00
America/Guatemala −06:00 −06:00
America/Guayaquil −05:00 −05:00
America/Guyana −04:00 −04:00
America/Halifax −04:00 −03:00
America/Havana −05:00 −04:00
America/Hermosillo −07:00 −07:00
America/Indiana/Indianapolis −05:00 −04:00
America/Indiana/Knox −06:00 −05:00
America/Indiana/Marengo −05:00 −04:00
America/Indiana/Petersburg −05:00 −04:00
America/Indiana/Tell_City −06:00 −05:00
America/Indiana/Vevay −05:00 −04:00
America/Indiana/Vincennes −05:00 −04:00
America/Indiana/Winamac −05:00 −04:00
America/Inuvik −07:00 −06:00
America/Iqaluit −05:00 −04:00
America/Jamaica −05:00 −05:00
America/Juneau −09:00 −08:00
America/Kentucky/Louisville −05:00 −04:00
America/Kentucky/Monticello −05:00 −04:00
America/La_Paz −04:00 −04:00
America/Lima −05:00 −05:00
America/Los_Angeles −08:00 −07:00
America/Maceio −03:00 −03:00
America/Managua −06:00 −06:00
America/Manaus −04:00 −04:00
America/Martinique −04:00 −04:00
America/Matamoros −06:00 −05:00
America/Mazatlan −07:00 −06:00
America/Menominee −06:00 −05:00
America/Merida −06:00 −05:00
America/Metlakatla −09:00 −08:00
America/Mexico_City −06:00 −05:00
America/Miquelon −03:00 −02:00
America/Moncton −04:00 −03:00
America/Monterrey −06:00 −05:00
America/Montevideo −03:00 −03:00
America/Nassau −05:00 −04:00
America/New_York −05:00 −04:00
America/Nipigon −05:00 −04:00
America/Nome −09:00 −08:00
America/Noronha −02:00 −02:00
America/North_Dakota/Beulah −06:00 −05:00
America/North_Dakota/Center −06:00 −05:00
America/North_Dakota/New_Salem −06:00 −05:00
America/Ojinaga −07:00 −06:00
America/Panama −05:00 −05:00
America/Pangnirtung −05:00 −04:00
America/Paramaribo −03:00 −03:00
America/Phoenix −07:00 −07:00
America/Port_of_Spain −04:00 −04:00
America/Port-au-Prince −05:00 −04:00
America/Porto_Velho −04:00 −04:00
America/Puerto_Rico −04:00 −04:00
America/Punta_Arenas −03:00 −03:00
America/Rainy_River −06:00 −05:00
America/Rankin_Inlet −06:00 −05:00
America/Recife −03:00 −03:00
America/Regina −06:00 −06:00
America/Resolute −06:00 −05:00
America/Rio_Branco −05:00 −05:00
America/Santarem −03:00 −03:00
America/Santiago −04:00 −03:00
America/Santo_Domingo −04:00 −04:00
America/Sao_Paulo −03:00 −03:00
America/Scoresbysund −01:00 +00:00
America/Sitka −09:00 −08:00
America/St_Johns −03:30 −02:30
America/Swift_Current −06:00 −06:00
America/Tegucigalpa −06:00 −06:00
America/Thule −04:00 −03:00
America/Thunder_Bay −05:00 −04:00
America/Tijuana −08:00 −07:00
America/Toronto −05:00 −04:00
America/Vancouver −08:00 −07:00
America/Whitehorse −08:00 −07:00
America/Winnipeg −06:00 −05:00
America/Yakutat −09:00 −08:00
America/Yellowknife −07:00 −06:00
Antarctica/Casey +11:00 +11:00
Antarctica/Davis +07:00 +07:00
Antarctica/DumontDUrville +10:00 +10:00
Antarctica/Macquarie +11:00 +11:00
Antarctica/Mawson +05:00 +05:00
Antarctica/Palmer −03:00 −03:00
Antarctica/Rothera −03:00 −03:00
Antarctica/Syowa +03:00 +03:00
Antarctica/Troll +00:00 +02:00
Antarctica/Vostok +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Almaty +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Amman +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Anadyr +12:00 +12:00
Asia/Aqtau +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Aqtobe +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Ashgabat +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Atyrau +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Baghdad +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Baku +04:00 +04:00
Asia/Bangkok +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Barnaul +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Beirut +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Bishkek +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Brunei +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Chita +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Choibalsan +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Colombo +05:30 +05:30
Asia/Damascus +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Dhaka +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Dili +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Dubai +04:00 +04:00
Asia/Dushanbe +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Famagusta +02:00 +02:00
Asia/Gaza +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Hebron +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Hong_Kong +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Hovd +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Irkutsk +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Jakarta +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Jayapura +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Jerusalem +02:00 +03:00
Asia/Kabul +04:30 +04:30
Asia/Kamchatka +12:00 +12:00
Asia/Karachi +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Kathmandu +05:45 +05:45
Asia/Khandyga +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Kolkata +05:30 +05:30
Asia/Krasnoyarsk +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Kuala_Lumpur +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Kuching +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Macau +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Magadan +11:00 +11:00
Asia/Makassar +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Manila +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Novokuznetsk +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Novosibirsk +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Omsk +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Oral +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Pontianak +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Pyongyang +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Qatar +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Qyzylorda +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Riyadh +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Sakhalin +11:00 +11:00
Asia/Samarkand +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Seoul +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Shanghai +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Singapore +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Srednekolymsk +11:00 +11:00
Asia/Taipei +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Tashkent +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Tbilisi +04:00 +04:00
Asia/Tehran +03:30 +04:30
Asia/Thimphu +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Tokyo +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Tomsk +07:00 +07:00
Asia/Ulaanbaatar +08:00 +08:00
Asia/Urumqi +06:00 +06:00
Asia/Ust-Nera +10:00 +10:00
Asia/Vladivostok +10:00 +10:00
Asia/Yakutsk +09:00 +09:00
Asia/Yangon +06:30 +06:30
Asia/Yekaterinburg +05:00 +05:00
Asia/Yerevan +04:00 +04:00
Atlantic/Azores −01:00 +00:00
Atlantic/Bermuda −04:00 −03:00
Atlantic/Canary +00:00 +01:00
Atlantic/Cape_Verde −01:00 −01:00
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Atlantic/Madeira +00:00 +01:00
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Australia/Adelaide +09:30 +10:30
Australia/Brisbane +10:00 +10:00
Australia/Broken_Hill +09:30 +10:30
Australia/Currie +10:00 +11:00
Australia/Darwin +09:30 +09:30
Australia/Eucla +08:45 +08:45
Australia/Hobart +10:00 +11:00
Australia/Lindeman +10:00 +10:00
Australia/Lord_Howe +10:30 +11:00
Australia/Melbourne +10:00 +11:00
Australia/Perth +08:00 +08:00
Australia/Sydney +10:00 +11:00
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Etc/GMT+1 −01:00 −01:00
Etc/GMT+10 −10:00 −10:00
Etc/GMT+11 −11:00 −11:00
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Etc/GMT-1 +01:00 +01:00
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Etc/GMT-11 +11:00 +11:00
Etc/GMT-12 +12:00 +12:00
Etc/GMT-13 +13:00 +13:00
Etc/GMT-14 +14:00 +14:00
Etc/GMT-2 +02:00 +02:00
Etc/GMT-3 +03:00 +03:00
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Etc/GMT-8 +08:00 +08:00
Etc/GMT-9 +09:00 +09:00
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Europe/Andorra +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Astrakhan +04:00 +04:00
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Europe/Copenhagen +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Dublin +00:00 +01:00
Europe/Gibraltar +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Helsinki +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Istanbul +03:00 +03:00
Europe/Kaliningrad +02:00 +02:00
Europe/Kiev +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Kirov +03:00 +03:00
Europe/Lisbon +00:00 +01:00
Europe/London +00:00 +01:00
Europe/Luxembourg +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Madrid +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Malta +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Minsk +03:00 +03:00
Europe/Monaco +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Moscow +03:00 +03:00
Asia/Nicosia +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Oslo +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Paris +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Prague +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Riga +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Rome +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Samara +04:00 +04:00
Europe/Saratov +04:00 +04:00
Europe/Simferopol +03:00 +03:00
Europe/Sofia +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Stockholm +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Tallinn +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Tirane +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Ulyanovsk +04:00 +04:00
Europe/Uzhgorod +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Vienna +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Vilnius +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Volgograd +04:00 +04:00
Europe/Warsaw +01:00 +02:00
Europe/Zaporozhye +02:00 +03:00
Europe/Zurich +01:00 +02:00
Indian/Chagos +06:00 +06:00
Indian/Christmas +07:00 +07:00
Indian/Cocos +06:30 +06:30
Indian/Kerguelen +05:00 +05:00
Indian/Mahe +04:00 +04:00
Indian/Maldives +05:00 +05:00
Indian/Mauritius +04:00 +04:00
Indian/Reunion +04:00 +04:00
Pacific/Apia +13:00 +14:00
Pacific/Auckland +12:00 +13:00
Pacific/Bougainville +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Chatham +12:45 +13:45
Pacific/Chuuk +10:00 +10:00
Pacific/Easter −06:00 −05:00
Pacific/Efate +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Enderbury +13:00 +13:00
Pacific/Fakaofo +13:00 +13:00
Pacific/Fiji +12:00 +13:00
Pacific/Funafuti +12:00 +12:00
Pacific/Galapagos −06:00 −06:00
Pacific/Gambier −09:00 −09:00
Pacific/Guadalcanal +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Guam +10:00 +10:00
Pacific/Honolulu −10:00 −10:00
Pacific/Kiritimati +14:00 +14:00
Pacific/Kosrae +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Kwajalein +12:00 +12:00
Pacific/Majuro +12:00 +12:00
Pacific/Marquesas −09:30 −09:30
Pacific/Nauru +12:00 +12:00
Pacific/Niue −11:00 −11:00
Pacific/Norfolk +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Noumea +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Pago_Pago −11:00 −11:00
Pacific/Palau +09:00 +09:00
Pacific/Pitcairn −08:00 −08:00
Pacific/Pohnpei +11:00 +11:00
Pacific/Port_Moresby +10:00 +10:00
Pacific/Rarotonga −10:00 −10:00
Pacific/Tahiti −10:00 −10:00
Pacific/Tarawa +12:00 +12:00
Pacific/Tongatapu +13:00 +14:00
Pacific/Wake +12:00 +12:00
Pacific/Wallis +12:00 +12:00
Australia/ACT +10:00 +11:00
Australia/LHI +10:30 +11:00
Australia/North +09:30 +09:30
Australia/NSW +10:00 +11:00
Australia/Queensland +10:00 +10:00
Australia/South +09:30 +10:30
Australia/Tasmania +10:00 +11:00
Australia/Victoria +10:00 +11:00
Australia/West +08:00 +08:00
Brazil/Acre −05:00 −05:00
Brazil/DeNoronha −02:00 −02:00
Brazil/East −03:00 −02:00
Brazil/West −04:00 −04:00
Canada/Atlantic −04:00 −03:00
Canada/Central −06:00 −05:00
Canada/Eastern −05:00 −04:00
Canada/Mountain −07:00 −06:00
Canada/Newfoundland −03:30 −02:30
Canada/Pacific −08:00 −07:00
Canada/Saskatchewan −06:00 −06:00
Canada/Yukon −08:00 −07:00
CET +01:00 +02:00
Chile/Continental −04:00 −03:00
Chile/EasterIsland −06:00 −05:00
CST6CDT −06:00 −05:00
Cuba −05:00 −04:00
EET +02:00 +03:00
Egypt +02:00 +02:00
Eire +00:00 +01:00
EST −05:00 −05:00
EST5EDT −05:00 −04:00
Etc/Greenwich +00:00 +00:00
Etc/UCT +00:00 +00:00
Etc/Universal +00:00 +00:00
Etc/Zulu +00:00 +00:00
GB +00:00 +01:00
GB-Eire +00:00 +01:00
GMT+0 +00:00 +00:00
GMT0 +00:00 +00:00
GMT-0 +00:00 +00:00
Greenwich +00:00 +00:00
Hongkong +08:00 +08:00
HST −10:00 −10:00
Iceland +00:00 +00:00
Iran +03:30 +04:30
Israel +02:00 +03:00
Jamaica −05:00 −05:00
Japan +09:00 +09:00
Kwajalein +12:00 +12:00
Libya +02:00 +02:00
MET +01:00 +02:00
Mexico/BajaNorte −08:00 −07:00
Mexico/BajaSur −07:00 −06:00
Mexico/General −06:00 −05:00
MST −07:00 −07:00
MST7MDT −07:00 −06:00
Navajo −07:00 −06:00
NZ +12:00 +13:00
NZ-CHAT +12:45 +13:45
Poland +01:00 +02:00
Portugal +00:00 +01:00
PRC +08:00 +08:00
PST8PDT −08:00 −07:00
ROC +08:00 +08:00
ROK +09:00 +09:00
Singapore +08:00 +08:00
Turkey +03:00 +03:00
UCT +00:00 +00:00
Universal +00:00 +00:00
US/Alaska −09:00 −08:00
US/Aleutian −10:00 −09:00
US/Arizona −07:00 −07:00
US/Central −06:00 −05:00
US/Eastern −05:00 −04:00
US/East-Indiana −05:00 −04:00
US/Hawaii −10:00 −10:00
US/Indiana-Starke −06:00 −05:00
US/Michigan −05:00 −04:00
US/Mountain −07:00 −06:00
US/Pacific −08:00 −07:00
US/Pacific-New −08:00 −07:00
US/Samoa −11:00 −11:00
WET +00:00 +01:00
W-SU +03:00 +03:00
Zulu +00:00 +00:00

Time Zone Abbreviations

Abbreviation Time Zone Offset
ACDT Australian Central Daylight Saving Time UTC+10:30
ACST Australian Central Standard Time UTC+09:30
ACT Acre Time UTC−05
ACT ASEAN Common Time UTC+06:30 – UTC+09
ACWST Australian Central Western Standard Time UTC+08:45
ADT Atlantic Daylight Time UTC−03
AEDT Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time UTC+11
AEST Australian Eastern Standard Time UTC+10
AET Australian Eastern Time UTC+10/UTC+11
AFT Afghanistan Time UTC+04:30
AKDT Alaska Daylight Time UTC−08
AKST Alaska Standard Time UTC−09
ALMT Alma-Ata Time UTC+06
AMST Amazon Summer Time (Brazil) UTC−03
AMT Amazon Time (Brazil) UTC−04
AMT Armenia Time UTC+04
ANAT Anadyr Time UTC+12
AQTT Aqtobe Time UTC+05
ART Argentina Time UTC−03
AST Arabia Standard Time UTC+03
AST Atlantic Standard Time UTC−04
AWST Australian Western Standard Time UTC+08
AZOST Azores Summer Time UTC±00
AZOT Azores Standard Time UTC−01
AZT Azerbaijan Time UTC+04
BDT Brunei Time UTC+08
BIOT British Indian Ocean Time UTC+06
BIT Baker Island Time UTC−12
BOT Bolivia Time UTC−04
BRST Brasília Summer Time UTC−02
BRT Brasília Time UTC−03
BST Bangladesh Standard Time UTC+06
BST Bougainville Standard Time UTC+11
BST British Summer Time (British Standard Time from Feb 1968 to Oct 1971) UTC+01
BTT Bhutan Time UTC+06
CAT Central Africa Time UTC+02
CCT Cocos Islands Time UTC+06:30
CDT Central Daylight Time (North America) UTC−05
CDT Cuba Daylight Time UTC−04
CEST Central European Summer Time (Cf. HAEC) UTC+02
CET Central European Time UTC+01
CHADT Chatham Daylight Time UTC+13:45
CHAST Chatham Standard Time UTC+12:45
CHOT Choibalsan Standard Time UTC+08
CHOST Choibalsan Summer Time UTC+09
CHST Chamorro Standard Time UTC+10
CHUT Chuuk Time UTC+10
CIST Clipperton Island Standard Time UTC−08
WITA Central Indonesia Time UTC+08
CKT Cook Island Time UTC−10
CLST Chile Summer Time UTC−03
CLT Chile Standard Time UTC−04
COST Colombia Summer Time UTC−04
COT Colombia Time UTC−05
CST Central Standard Time (North America) UTC−06
CST China Standard Time UTC+08
CST Cuba Standard Time UTC−05
CT Central Time UTC−06/UTC−05
CVT Cape Verde Time UTC−01
CWST Central Western Standard Time (Australia) unofficial UTC+08:45
CXT Christmas Island Time UTC+07
DAVT Davis Time UTC+07
DDUT Dumont d'Urville Time UTC+10
DFT AIX-specific equivalent of Central European Time[NB 1] UTC+01
EASST Easter Island Summer Time UTC−05
EAST Easter Island Standard Time UTC−06
EAT East Africa Time UTC+03
ECT Eastern Caribbean Time (does not recognise DST) UTC−04
ECT Ecuador Time UTC−05
EDT Eastern Daylight Time (North America) UTC−04
EEST Eastern European Summer Time UTC+03
EET Eastern European Time UTC+02
EGST Eastern Greenland Summer Time UTC±00
EGT Eastern Greenland Time UTC−01
WIT Eastern Indonesian Time UTC+09
EST Eastern Standard Time (North America) UTC−05
FET Further-eastern European Time UTC+03
FJT Fiji Time UTC+12
FKST Falkland Islands Summer Time UTC−03
FKT Falkland Islands Time UTC−04
FNT Fernando de Noronha Time UTC−02
GALT Galápagos Time UTC−06
GAMT Gambier Islands Time UTC−09
GET Georgia Standard Time UTC+04
GFT French Guiana Time UTC−03
GILT Gilbert Island Time UTC+12
GIT Gambier Island Time UTC−09
GMT Greenwich Mean Time UTC±00
GST South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Time UTC−02
GST Gulf Standard Time UTC+04
GYT Guyana Time UTC−04
HDT Hawaii–Aleutian Daylight Time UTC−09
HAEC Heure Avancée d'Europe Centrale French-language name for CEST UTC+02
HST Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time UTC−10
HKT Hong Kong Time UTC+08
HMT Heard and McDonald Islands Time UTC+05
HOVST Hovd Summer Time (not used from 2017-present) UTC+08
HOVT Hovd Time UTC+07
ICT Indochina Time UTC+07
IDLW International Day Line West time zone UTC−12
IDT Israel Daylight Time UTC+03
IOT Indian Ocean Time UTC+03
IRDT Iran Daylight Time UTC+04:30
IRKT Irkutsk Time UTC+08
IRST Iran Standard Time UTC+03:30
IST Indian Standard Time UTC+05:30
IST Irish Standard Time UTC+01
IST Israel Standard Time UTC+02
JST Japan Standard Time UTC+09
KALT Kaliningrad Time UTC+02
KGT Kyrgyzstan Time UTC+06
KOST Kosrae Time UTC+11
KRAT Krasnoyarsk Time UTC+07
KST Korea Standard Time UTC+09
LHST Lord Howe Standard Time UTC+10:30
LHST Lord Howe Summer Time UTC+11
LINT Line Islands Time UTC+14
MAGT Magadan Time UTC+12
MART Marquesas Islands Time UTC−09:30
MAWT Mawson Station Time UTC+05
MDT Mountain Daylight Time (North America) UTC−06
MET Middle European Time Same zone as CET UTC+01
MEST Middle European Summer Time Same zone as CEST UTC+02
MHT Marshall Islands Time UTC+12
MIST Macquarie Island Station Time UTC+11
MIT Marquesas Islands Time UTC−09:30
MMT Myanmar Standard Time UTC+06:30
MSK Moscow Time UTC+03
MST Malaysia Standard Time UTC+08
MST Mountain Standard Time (North America) UTC−07
MUT Mauritius Time UTC+04
MVT Maldives Time UTC+05
MYT Malaysia Time UTC+08
NCT New Caledonia Time UTC+11
NDT Newfoundland Daylight Time UTC−02:30
NFT Norfolk Island Time UTC+11
NOVT Novosibirsk Time UTC+07
NPT Nepal Time UTC+05:45
NST Newfoundland Standard Time UTC−03:30
NT Newfoundland Time UTC−03:30
NUT Niue Time UTC−11
NZDT New Zealand Daylight Time UTC+13
NZST New Zealand Standard Time UTC+12
OMST Omsk Time UTC+06
ORAT Oral Time UTC+05
PDT Pacific Daylight Time (North America) UTC−07
PET Peru Time UTC−05
PETT Kamchatka Time UTC+12
PGT Papua New Guinea Time UTC+10
PHOT Phoenix Island Time UTC+13
PHT Philippine Time UTC+08
PKT Pakistan Standard Time UTC+05
PMDT Saint Pierre and Miquelon Daylight Time UTC−02
PMST Saint Pierre and Miquelon Standard Time UTC−03
PONT Pohnpei Standard Time UTC+11
PST Pacific Standard Time (North America) UTC−08
PST Philippine Standard Time UTC+08
PYST Paraguay Summer Time UTC−03
PYT Paraguay Time UTC−04
RET Réunion Time UTC+04
ROTT Rothera Research Station Time UTC−03
SAKT Sakhalin Island Time UTC+11
SAMT Samara Time UTC+04
SAST South African Standard Time UTC+02
SBT Solomon Islands Time UTC+11
SCT Seychelles Time UTC+04
SDT Samoa Daylight Time UTC−10
SGT Singapore Time UTC+08
SLST Sri Lanka Standard Time UTC+05:30
SRET Srednekolymsk Time UTC+11
SRT Suriname Time UTC−03
SST Samoa Standard Time UTC−11
SST Singapore Standard Time UTC+08
SYOT Showa Station Time UTC+03
TAHT Tahiti Time UTC−10
THA Thailand Standard Time UTC+07
TFT French Southern and Antarctic Time UTC+05
TJT Tajikistan Time UTC+05
TKT Tokelau Time UTC+13
TLT Timor Leste Time UTC+09
TMT Turkmenistan Time UTC+05
TRT Turkey Time UTC+03
TOT Tonga Time UTC+13
TVT Tuvalu Time UTC+12
ULAST Ulaanbaatar Summer Time UTC+09
ULAT Ulaanbaatar Standard Time UTC+08
UTC Coordinated Universal Time UTC±00
UYST Uruguay Summer Time UTC−02
UYT Uruguay Standard Time UTC−03
UZT Uzbekistan Time UTC+05
VET Venezuelan Standard Time UTC−04
VLAT Vladivostok Time UTC+10
VOLT Volgograd Time UTC+04
VOST Vostok Station Time UTC+06
VUT Vanuatu Time UTC+11
WAKT Wake Island Time UTC+12
WAST West Africa Summer Time UTC+02
WAT West Africa Time UTC+01
WEST Western European Summer Time UTC+01
WET Western European Time UTC±00
WIB Western Indonesian Time UTC+07
WGST West Greenland Summer Time UTC−02
WGT West Greenland Time UTC−03
WST Western Standard Time UTC+08
YAKT Yakutsk Time UTC+09
YEKT Yekaterinburg Time UTC+05
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