Local time in Iraq
The time in Iraq is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 8 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Iraq
|Olson timezone name||Asia/Baghdad|
|Time difference||8 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|3 hours ahead of UTC|
Iraq Daylight Saving time (DST)Iraq does not observe daylight savings.
Iraq observes Arabia Standard Time AST. AST is UTC +0300. Iraq's latitude and longitude is 33° 00' N and 44° 00' E. Therefore a three hour offset to UTC is not surprising. Because is the latitude you would expect Iraq would have a use for daylight savings time. Iraq observed daylight savings time until 2007. The decision to abolish daylight savings time was made to reduce energy consumption by reducing the need for air-conditioning.