Current time in Denmark


11:34 a.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Denmark

The time in Denmark is 1 hour ahead of UTC. The current timezone in Denmark is Central European Time (CET). Denmark is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Denmark starts at March 26, 2023.

Details for the time in Denmark

Current time
11:34 a.m.
Time zone Central European Time (CET)
DST: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Copenhagen
Your time difference 1 hour ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Denmark Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

Last DST ended at Oct. 30, 2022
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour


Denmark uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTS +0200. Denmark's latitude and longitude is 56° 00' N and 10° 00' E. Therefore the one hour offset between CET and UTC is not surprising. Notice that Denmark’s latitude is relatively high. Because of this there will be a big difference between the length of the days depending on the season. Because of this daylight savings time is very useful for Denmark.

Important cities in Denmark

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

Time in Denmark