Current time in Lesotho


11:25 a.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Lesotho

The time in Lesotho is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Lesotho is South Africa Standard Time (SAST). Lesotho is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1944.

Details for the time in Lesotho

Current time
11:25 a.m.
Time zone South Africa Standard Time (SAST)
IANA time zone Africa/Maseru
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Lesotho Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Lesotho is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Lesotho is a small (very high) country. It is located in South Africa at latitude and longitude 29° 00'S and 28° 00' E. Being surrounded by South Africa it is no surprise the country observes South Africa Standard Time SAST. SAST is UTC +0200. Being to hours ahead of UTC is close to perfect for Lesotho.

Important cities in Lesotho

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

Time in Lesotho