Current time in Argentina


8:05 a.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Argentina

The time in Argentina is 3 hours behind UTC and 1 hour ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Argentina is Argentina Time (ART). Argentina is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2009.

Details for the time in Argentina

Current time
8:05 a.m.
Time zone Argentina Time (ART)
IANA time zone America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires
Your time difference 1 hour ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-3
3 hours behind UTC

Argentina Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Argentina is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Argentina uses Argentina Time ART. ART is UTC -0300. It is a big country. The Longitude of the far east of the country is 55°00’W. The longitude of west of Argentina is 72°00’W. Therefore there is over an hour time difference between the sunrise in the east and the west of the country. The distance from the north to the south of Argentina is even bigger. The latitude of San Salvador in the North is only 21° 00' S. The latitude of Isla de los Estados, in the far south of Argentina is 53° 00' S. As a result there is a big difference in the amount of hours of sunlight between the north and the south of the country. Depending on the season days in the south are longer or shorter than the days in Northern Argentina. There is no daylight savings time in Argentina