Current time in France

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Ashburn
12:03 a.m.
June 27, 2019
France
6:03 a.m.
June 27, 2019

Local time in France

The time in France is 2.0 hours ahead of UTC and 6.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in France

Current time
6:03 a.m.
Daylight saving time 1.0 hour
Timezone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Olson timezone name Europe/Paris
Time difference 6.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2.0 hours ahead of UTC

France daylight saving time (DST)

DST Started March 31, 2019
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends Oct. 27, 2019
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour

More about the time in France

France uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. The prime meridian runs through France. Therefore an one hour offset between CET and UTC is more than one would expect. The result is a relatively late sunrise in France. France's latitude is 46° 00' N which makes the use of daylight saving time unsurprising.

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