Current time in Egypt


3:39 p.m.
July 13, 2024

Local time in Egypt

The time in Egypt is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Egypt is Eastern European Summer Time (EEST). Egypt is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Egypt ends at Oct. 31, 2024.

Details for the time in Egypt

Current time
3:39 p.m.
Time zone Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
Standard timezone: Eastern European Time (EET)
IANA time zone Africa/Cairo
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Egypt Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

DST started at April 25, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 31, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at April 24, 2025
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


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