Local time in Afghanistan
The time in Afghanistan is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UTC and 2 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Amsterdam. The timezone in Afghanistan is Afghanistan Time (AFT). Afghanistan is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1944.
Details for the time in Afghanistan
|Time zone||Afghanistan Time (AFT)|
|IANA time zone||Asia/Kabul|
|Your time difference||2 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Amsterdam|
|UTC time difference||UTC+4:30
4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UTC
Afghanistan Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Afghanistan is not using Daylight Saving Time.
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.