Current time in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

1:38 a.m.
Oct. 28, 2021

Local time in Costa Rica

The time in Costa Rica is 6 hours behind UTC and 2 hours behind Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Costa Rica

Current time
1:38 a.m.
Timezone Central Standard Time (CST)
Olson timezone name America/Costa_Rica
Time difference 2 hours behind Ashburn
  6 hours behind UTC

Costa Rica Daylight Saving time (DST)

Costa Rica does not observe daylight savings.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica uses Central Standard Time CST. CST is UTC -0600. Costa Rica's latitude and longitude is 10° 00' N and 84° 00' W . Therefore a six hours offset between CST and UTC is not surprising. Because of its low latitude Costa Rica has no use for day light savings time.

Important cities in Costa Rica

The current time in some important cities in Costa Rica is shown below.