Current time in Cameroon


5:33 a.m.
Sept. 24, 2023

Local time in Cameroon

The time in Cameroon is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 1 hour behind Amsterdam. The timezone in Cameroon is West Africa Time (WAT). Cameroon is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Cameroon

Current time
5:33 a.m.
Time zone West Africa Time (WAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Douala
Your time difference 1 hour behind Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Cameroon Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Cameroon is not using Daylight Saving Time.


The Republic of Cameroon uses West Africa Time WAT. WAT is UTC +0100. The Republic of Cameroon’s latitude and longitude is 5° 07′ N and 11° 55′ E. Therefore being one hour ahead of UTC is very suitable for the Republic of Cameroon. Being close to the equator Cameroon has no use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Cameroon

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

Time in Cameroon