Current time in Central African Republic

Central African Republic

6:59 a.m.
May 25, 2022

Local time in Central African Republic

The time in Central African Republic 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 Central African Republic

Current time
6:59 a.m.
Timezone West Africa Time (WAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Bangui
Time difference 5 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Central African Republic Daylight Saving time (DST)

Central African Republic does not observe daylight savings.

Central African Republic

The Central African Republic uses West Africa Time WAT. WAT is UTC +0100. Central African Republic's latitude and longitude is 5° 55' N and 15° 30' E . Therefore an one hour offset between WAT and UTC is exactly as expected. Because of the name one could be easily fooled in believing Central African Republic follows Central African Time CAT. This is not the case, CAT is UTC +0200. Because of its low latitude the Central African Republic has no need for daylight savings time.

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