Current time in Iceland


10:18 a.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Iceland

The time in Iceland is the same as in UTC and 4 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Iceland is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Iceland is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Iceland

Current time
10:18 a.m.
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
IANA time zone Atlantic/Reykjavik
Your time difference 4 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+0
same time as UTC

Iceland Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Iceland is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Iceland uses Greenwich Mean Time GMT. GMT is of course UTC +0000. Iceland's latitude and longitude is 65° 00' N and 18° 00' W. Geographically time in Iceland should one hour behind UTC. It is not. Therefore Iceland has a relatively late sunrise, especially during the winter. Due to its high latitude there is not much daylight during the winter days. There isn’t even enough daylight to save by using daylight savings time.

Important cities in Iceland

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

Time in Iceland