Current time in Kenya


1:41 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Kenya

The time in Kenya is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Kenya is Eastern Africa Time (EAT). Kenya is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1942.

Details for the time in Kenya

Current time
1:41 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Nairobi
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Kenya Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Kenya is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Kenya uses Eastern Africa Time EAT. EAT is UTC +0300. Kenya's longitude 38° 00' E. Therefore the sunrise in Kenya is a bit early. The equator runs through Kenya. Therefore the length of the days will be close to constant year round and daylight savings time is useless.

Important cities in Kenya

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

Time in Kenya