Current time in Latvia


11:56 a.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Latvia

The time in Latvia is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The current timezone in Latvia is Eastern European Time (EET). Latvia is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Latvia starts at March 26, 2023.

Details for the time in Latvia

Current time
11:56 a.m.
Time zone Eastern European Time (EET)
DST: Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Riga
Your time difference 2 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 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.

Last DST ended at Oct. 30, 2022
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 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