Current time in El Salvador

El Salvador

7:44 a.m.
Oct. 3, 2023

Local time in El Salvador

The time in El Salvador is 6 hours behind UTC. The timezone in El Salvador is Central Standard Time (CST). El Salvador is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1988.

Details for the time in El Salvador

Current time
7:44 a.m.
Time zone Central Standard Time (CST)
IANA time zone America/El_Salvador
Your time difference 6 hours behind UTC
UTC time difference UTC-6
6 hours behind UTC

El Salvador Daylight Saving Time (DST)

El Salvador is not using Daylight Saving Time.

El Salvador

El Salvador uses Central Standard Time CST. CST is UTC -0600. El Salvador's latitude and longitude is 14° 00’N and 89° 00’ W . Therefore a six hours offset between CST and UTC is close to perfect. El Salvador is a small country not far north off the equator, because of this the country has no use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in El Salvador

The current time in some important cities in El Salvador is shown below.

Time in El Salvador