Current time in Malta


5:48 p.m.
Jan. 22, 2021

Local time in Malta

The time in Malta is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Malta

Current time
5:48 p.m.
Timezone Central European Time (CET)
Olson timezone name Europe/Malta
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Malta Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2020 March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2121 Oct. 31, 2021
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 28, 2021
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.