Current time in Botswana


5:17 a.m.
Sept. 24, 2023

Local time in Botswana

The time in Botswana is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Botswana is Central Africa Time (CAT). Botswana is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Botswana

Current time
5:17 a.m.
Time zone Central Africa Time (CAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Gaborone
Your time difference 2 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Botswana Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Botswana is not using Daylight Saving Time.


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.

Important cities in Botswana

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

Time in Botswana