Current time in Italy

Italy

10:06 a.m.
May 25, 2022

Local time in Italy

The time in Italy is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Italy

Current time
10:06 a.m.
Daylight saving time 1 hour
Timezone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Olson timezone name Europe/Rome
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Italy Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2022 March 27, 2022
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2022 Oct. 30, 2022
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2023 March 26, 2023
Forward 1 hour

Italy

Italy uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UCT +0200. Italy's latitude and longitude is 42° 50' N and 12° 50' E . Therefore a one hour offset between UTC and CET is very suitable for Italy. Its high latitude explains the use of daylight savings time in Italy.

Important cities in

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