Current time in Iraq


9:07 a.m.
May 25, 2022

Local time in Iraq

The time in Iraq is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Iraq

Current time
9:07 a.m.
Timezone Asia/Baghdad (+03)
Olson timezone name Asia/Baghdad
Time difference 7 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.

Important cities in

has several timezones, the current time in some important cities in is shown below.