Current time in Botswana


8:34 a.m.
May 25, 2022

Local time in Botswana

The time in Botswana is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Botswana

Current time
8:34 a.m.
Timezone Central Africa Time (CAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Gaborone
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Botswana Daylight Saving time (DST)

Botswana does not observe daylight savings.


Botswana uses Central Africa Time CAT. CAT is UTC +0200. Botswana's latitude and longitude is 22° 00' S and 24° 00' E . Therefore a two hours offset to UTC is not surprising. Because Botswana is a large country there is over half an hour time difference between the sunrise in the east and the west of the country. Because of its low latitude there is no daylight savings time in Botswana.

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