Current time in Malaysia


6:28 p.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Malaysia

The time in Malaysia is 8 hours ahead of UTC and 12 hours ahead of Ashburn. 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

Current time
6:28 p.m.
Time zone Malaysia Time (MYT)
IANA time zone Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
Your time difference 12 hours ahead of Ashburn
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.

Important cities in Malaysia

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

Time in Malaysia