Local time in Madagascar
The time in Madagascar is 3 hours ahead of UTC. 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
|Time zone||Eastern Africa Time (EAT)|
|IANA time zone||Indian/Antananarivo|
|Your time difference||3 hours ahead of UTC|
|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.