Current time in Guatemala


3:53 a.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Guatemala

The time in Guatemala is 6 hours behind UTC and 2 hours behind Ashburn. The timezone in Guatemala is Central Standard Time (CST). Guatemala is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2006.

Details for the time in Guatemala

Current time
3:53 a.m.
Time zone Central Standard Time (CST)
IANA time zone America/Guatemala
Your time difference 2 hours behind Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-6
6 hours behind UTC

Guatemala Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Guatemala is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Guatemala uses Central Standard Time CST. CST is UTC +0600. Guatemala's latitude and longitude is 15° 30' N and 90° 00' W. Therefore a six hours offset between CST and UTC is perfect for Guatemala. Guatemala doesn’t use daylight savings time. Because of its low latitude the country has no use for it.

Important cities in Guatemala

The current time in some important cities in Guatemala is shown below.

Time in Guatemala