Current time in Madagascar


5:37 p.m.
July 13, 2024

Local time in Madagascar

The time in Madagascar is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Madagascar is Eastern Africa Time (EAT). Madagascar is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1942.

Details for the time in Madagascar

Current time
5:37 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
IANA time zone Indian/Antananarivo
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Madagascar Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Madagascar is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Madagascar uses Eastern Africa Time EAT. EAT is UTC +0300. Madagascar's latitude and longitude is 20° 00' S and 47° 00' E. Therefore a three hours offset between EAT and UTC is very suitable for Madagascar. Madagascar is a very big island off the east coast a Africa. It’s not very far south of the equator so there is no need for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Madagascar

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

Time in Madagascar