Current time in Israel


7:16 p.m.
March 29, 2023

Local time in Israel

The time in Israel is 3 hours ahead of UTC. The current timezone in Israel is Israel Daylight Time (IDT). Israel is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Israel ends at Oct. 28, 2023.

Details for the time in Israel

Current time
7:16 p.m.
Time zone Israel Daylight Time (IDT)
Standard timezone: Israel Standard Time (IST)
IANA time zone Asia/Jerusalem
Your time difference 3 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Israel Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Israel uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Israel.

DST started at March 24, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 28, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Israel uses Israel Standard Time IST and Israel Daylight Time IDT. IST is UTC +0200 and IDT is UTC +0300. Israel's latitude and longitude is 31° 30' N and 34° 45' E . Therefore a two hour offset between IST and UTC is not surprising neither is the fact the country has a use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Israel

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

Time in Israel