Current time in Lesotho


8:01 a.m.
May 25, 2022

Local time in Lesotho

The time in Lesotho is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Lesotho

Current time
8:01 a.m.
Timezone South Africa Standard Time (SAST)
Olson timezone name Africa/Maseru
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Lesotho Daylight Saving time (DST)

Lesotho does not observe daylight savings.


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.

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