Current time in Afghanistan


3:38 a.m.
Jan. 18, 2022

Local time in Afghanistan

The time in Afghanistan is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UTC and 9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Afghanistan

Current time
3:38 a.m.
Timezone Asia/Kabul (+0430)
Olson timezone name Asia/Kabul
Time difference 9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Ashburn
  4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UTC

Afghanistan Daylight Saving time (DST)

Afghanistan does not observe daylight savings.


Afghanistan Time AFT is UTC +0430 hour. Time zones are mostly described as a whole hour ahead or behind UTC. Afghanistan’s UTC +0430 is one of the exceptions. There is no daylight savings time in Afghanistan. Afghanistan stretches from 60 ° 00’E to 75° 00’E. A difference of 15 degree longitude meaning the people in the west of the country experience the sunrise almost an hour later than the Afghan people living in the far east of the country.

Important cities in Afghanistan

The current time in some important cities in Afghanistan is shown below.