Current time in Croatia


10:23 p.m.
April 21, 2024

Local time in Croatia

The time in Croatia is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Croatia is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Croatia is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Croatia ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in Croatia

Current time
10:23 p.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Europe/Zagreb
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Croatia Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Croatia uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Croatia.

DST started at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2025
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Croatia uses Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Croatia's latitude and longitude is 45° 10' N and 15° 30' E. Therefore an one hour offset between CET and UTC is perfect for Croatia and the use of daylight savings time is not surprising.

Important cities in Croatia

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

Time in Croatia