Current time in Israel


9:22 p.m.
May 28, 2020

Local time in Israel

The time in Israel is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Israel

Current time
9:22 p.m.
Daylight saving time 1 hour
Timezone Israel Daylight Time (IDT)
Olson timezone name Asia/Jerusalem
Time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
  3 hours ahead of UTC

Israel Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2020 March 27, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2020 Oct. 24, 2020
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 26, 2021
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.