Current time in Malawi


8:24 p.m.
July 5, 2022

Local time in Malawi

The time in Malawi 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 Malawi

Current time
8:24 p.m.
Timezone Central Africa Time (CAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Blantyre
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Malawi Daylight Saving time (DST)

Malawi does not observe daylight savings.


Malawi uses Central Africa Time CAT. CAT is UTC +0200. Malawi's latitude and longitude is 13° 30' S and 34° 00' E. Therefore a two hours offset between CAT and UTC is very suitable for Malawi. Being ’s not far south of the equator so there is no need for daylight savings time in Malawi. Malawi is a relatively small, it takes the sun just a few minutes to “travel” from the east to the west the country.

Important cities in

has several timezones, the current time in some important cities in is shown below.