Current time in Latvia


12:15 p.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Latvia

The time in Latvia is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Latvia is Eastern European Summer Time (EEST). Latvia is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Latvia ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in Latvia

Current time
12:15 p.m.
Time zone Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
Standard timezone: Eastern European Time (EET)
IANA time zone Europe/Riga
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Latvia Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

DST started at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2025
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Latvia uses Eastern European Time EET and Eastern European Summer Time EEST. EET is UTC +0200 and EEST is UTC +0300. Latvia's latitude and longitude is 57° 00'N and 25° 00' E. Therefore a two hours offset between UTC and EET is very suitable for Latvia and the fact that the country uses daylight savings time is not surprising.

Important cities in Latvia

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

Time in Latvia