Current time in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

12:17 p.m.
Dec. 2, 2022

Local time in Hong Kong

The time in Hong Kong is 8 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Hong Kong is Hong Kong Time (HKT). Hong Kong is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1979.

Details for the time in Hong Kong

Current time
12:17 p.m.
Time zone Hong Kong Time (HKT)
IANA time zone Asia/Hong_Kong
Your time difference 8 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+8
8 hours ahead of UTC

Hong Kong Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Hong Kong is not using Daylight Saving Time.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong uses Hong Kong Time HKT. HKT is UTC +0800. Hong Kong’s latitude and longitude is 22° 14' N and 114° 9' E. Therefore an eight hour offset between HKT and UTC is not surprising. Because of its low latitude Hong Kong has little use for daylight savings time. Time in Hong Kong is relatively practical, especially for a region of China.

Important cities in Hong Kong

The current time in some important cities in Hong Kong is shown below.

Time in Hong Kong