Current time in Chad


11:31 a.m.
Nov. 30, 2023

Local time in Chad

The time in Chad is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Chad is West Africa Time (WAT). Chad is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1980.

Details for the time in Chad

Current time
11:31 a.m.
Time zone West Africa Time (WAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Ndjamena
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Chad Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Chad is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Chad uses West Africa Time WAT. WAT is UTC +0100. Chad’s latitude and longitude is 12° 06′ N and 16° 02′ E. Therefore being one hour ahead of UTC is perfect for Chad. Because of its low latitude the county has no use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Chad

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

Time in Chad