Current time in Iceland


1:51 a.m.
April 14, 2021

Local time in Iceland

The time in Iceland is has the same time as UTC and 4 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Iceland

Current time
1:51 a.m.
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Olson timezone name Atlantic/Reykjavik
Time difference 4 hours ahead of Ashburn
  same time as UTC

Iceland Daylight Saving time (DST)

Iceland does not observe daylight savings.


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.