Current time in Malta


12:46 p.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Malta

The time in Malta is 1 hour ahead of UTC and the same as in Amsterdam. The current timezone in Malta is Central European Time (CET). Malta is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Malta starts at March 26, 2023.

Details for the time in Malta

Current time
12:46 p.m.
Time zone Central European Time (CET)
DST: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Malta
Your time difference same time as Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour 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.

Last DST ended at Oct. 30, 2022
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 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