Current time in Belgium

Belgium

2:27 p.m.
May 28, 2020

Local time in Belgium

The time in Belgium is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Belgium

Current time
2:27 p.m.
Daylight saving time 1 hour
Timezone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Olson timezone name Europe/Brussels
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Belgium Daylight Saving time (DST)

Belgium uses Daylight Savings time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Belgium.

DST Started 2020 March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2020 Oct. 25, 2020
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 28, 2021
Forward 1 hour

Belgium

Belgium uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Belgium's longitude is only 4° 00' E. Meaning an one hours offset between UTC and CET results in a relatively late sunrise in Belgium. This is no problem for the Belgium’s as they have more streetlights than anywhere else in the world.

Important cities in Belgium

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