Current time in Cameroon


9:48 a.m.
Oct. 28, 2021

Local time in Cameroon

The time in Cameroon is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 5 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Cameroon

Current time
9:48 a.m.
Timezone West Africa Time (WAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Douala
Time difference 5 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Cameroon Daylight Saving time (DST)

Cameroon does not observe daylight savings.


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.