Current time in Egypt


12:42 p.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Egypt

The time in Egypt is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Egypt is Eastern European Time (EET). Egypt is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2014.

Details for the time in Egypt

Current time
12:42 p.m.
Time zone Eastern European Time (EET)
IANA time zone Africa/Cairo
Your time difference 2 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Egypt Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Egypt is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Egypt uses Eastern European Time EET. EET is UTC +0200. Egypt's latitude and longitude is 30° 06' N and 31° 25' E. Therefore a two hours offset between EET and UTC is exactly as expected. There is no daylight savings time in Egypt. This might surprise you because Egypt’s latitude isn’t that low. In fact Egypt only recently stopped using daylight savings time. Before 2015 daylight savings time was used but not every year. Of course they might change their mind again, you should check this website before you go there in the future.

Important cities in Egypt

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

Time in Egypt