Local time in Costa Rica
The time in Costa Rica is 6 hours behind UTC and 1 hour behind Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Costa Rica
|Timezone||Central Standard Time (CST)|
|Olson timezone name||America/Costa_Rica|
|Time difference||1 hour behind Ashburn|
|6 hours behind UTC|
Costa Rica Daylight Saving time (DST)Costa Rica does not observe daylight savings.
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.