Current time in Malta


1:05 p.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Malta

The time in Malta is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Malta is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Malta is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Malta ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in Malta

Current time
1:05 p.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Europe/Malta
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Malta Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Malta uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Malta.

DST started at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2025
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Malta uses Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Malta is very small and consists of a couple of islands in the Mediterranean Sea , its latitude and longitude is 35° 50' N and 14 ° 3'5 E. Therefore an one hour offset between UTC and CET is perfect for Malta. Considering its latitude the use of daylight savings time on Malta is not surprising.

Important cities in Malta

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

Time in Malta