Local time in Malaysia
The time in Malaysia is 8 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Malaysia is Malaysia Time (MYT). Malaysia is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1981.
Details for the time in Malaysia
|Time zone||Malaysia Time (MYT)|
|IANA time zone||Asia/Kuala_Lumpur|
|Your time difference||8 hours ahead of UTC|
|UTC time difference||UTC+8
8 hours ahead of UTC
Malaysia Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Malaysia is not using Daylight Saving Time.
Malaysia uses Malaysia Time MYT. MYT is UTC +0800. Malaysia's latitude and longitude is 2° 30' N and 112° 30' E . Therefore being eight hours ahead of UTC is very suitable for Malaysia. Malaysia consist of two part on different Islands. It takes the sun about an hour to “travel” from the east to the west of the country. Because Malaysia is very close to the equator. Therefore the country has no need for daylight savings time.