Local time in Curacao
The time in Curacao is 4 hours behind UTC and 6 hours behind Amsterdam. The timezone in Curacao is Atlantic Standard Time (AST). Curacao is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1945.
Details for the time in Curacao
|Time zone||Atlantic Standard Time (AST)|
|IANA time zone||America/Curacao|
|Your time difference||6 hours behind Amsterdam|
|UTC time difference||UTC-4
4 hours behind UTC
Curacao Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Curacao is not using Daylight Saving Time.
Curacao in part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and uses Atlantis Standard Time AST. AST is UTC -0400. Curacao’s latitude and longitude is 12° 7' N and 68° 55' W. Therefore a four hours offset between AST and UTC is not surprising. The Netherlands as a country is very small and needs only one time zone. However the Kingdom of the Netherlands is very big and needs multiple time zones. Because of its low latitude Curacao has no need for daylight savings time.