Current time in Malawi


11:52 a.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Malawi

The time in Malawi is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Malawi is Central Africa Time (CAT). Malawi is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Malawi

Current time
11:52 a.m.
Time zone Central Africa Time (CAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Blantyre
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Malawi Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Malawi is not using Daylight Saving Time.


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 Malawi

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

Time in Malawi