Current time in Cook Islands

Cook Islands

5:05 p.m.
Sept. 23, 2023

Local time in Cook Islands

The time in Cook Islands is 10 hours behind UTC. The timezone in Cook Islands is Cook Island Time (CKT). Cook Islands is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1991.

Details for the time in Cook Islands

Current time
5:05 p.m.
Time zone Cook Island Time (CKT)
IANA time zone Pacific/Rarotonga
Your time difference 10 hours behind UTC
UTC time difference UTC-10
10 hours behind UTC

Cook Islands Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Cook Islands is not using Daylight Saving Time.

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands are a group of islands situated in the South Pacific Ocean. They use Cook Island Time CKT. CKT is UTC -1000 hours. Cook Islands’ latitude and longitude is 21° 14' S and 159° 46' E. Therefore a ten hour offset is not surprising. Because the Cook Islands aren’t that far south of the equator there is no need for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Cook Islands

The current time in some important cities in Cook Islands is shown below.

Time in Cook Islands