Current time in French Guiana

French Guiana

7:18 a.m.
Dec. 1, 2022

Local time in French Guiana

The time in French Guiana is 3 hours behind UTC and 4 hours behind Amsterdam. The timezone in French Guiana is French Guiana Time (GFT). French Guiana is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1967.

Details for the time in French Guiana

Current time
7:18 a.m.
Time zone French Guiana Time (GFT)
IANA time zone America/Cayenne
Your time difference 4 hours behind Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC-3
3 hours behind UTC

French Guiana Daylight Saving Time (DST)

French Guiana is not using Daylight Saving Time.

French Guiana

French Guiana uses French Guiana Time GFT. GFT is UTC -0300. French Guiana’s latitude and longitude is 4° 00' N and 53° 00' W. Therefore a three hours offset between UTC and GFT is not surprising. Neither is the fact that there is no daylight savings time on French Guiana. Because the country is not far north of the equator the length of the days is close to constant all year.

Important cities in French Guiana

The current time in some important cities in French Guiana is shown below.

Time in French Guiana