Current time in Falkland Islands
March 18, 2019
March 19, 2019
Local time in Falkland Islands
The time in Falkland Islands is 3.0 hours behind UTC and 1.0 hour ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Falkland Islands
|Olson timezone name||Atlantic/Stanley|
|Time difference||1.0 hour ahead of Ashburn|
|3.0 hours behind UTC|
More about the time in Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands use Falkland Island Summer Time FKST. FKST is UTC -0300. FKST is also used during the winter. Falkland Islands's latitude and longitude is 51° 45' S and 59° 00' W . Therefore one would expect time on the Falkland Islands to be four hours behind UTC instead of three. This is because the Falkland Islands use daylight savings time year round. The need for daylight savings time is evident when we look at the high latitude of the Falkland Island. The decision to abandon Falkland Island Time FKT (UTC -0400) was made in 2011. The purpose being to gain more time to contact Europe and especially the United Kingdom during the day
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Map of Falkland Islands