Current time in Kenya


1:23 a.m.
Jan. 18, 2022

Local time in Kenya

The time in Kenya is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 8 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Kenya

Current time
1:23 a.m.
Timezone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Nairobi
Time difference 8 hours ahead of Ashburn
  3 hours ahead of UTC

Kenya Daylight Saving time (DST)

Kenya does not observe daylight savings.


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.