Current time in Namibia


6:48 a.m.
Sept. 24, 2023

Local time in Namibia

The time in Namibia is 2 hours ahead of UTC and the same as in Amsterdam. The timezone in Namibia is Central Africa Time (CAT). Namibia is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2017.

Details for the time in Namibia

Current time
6:48 a.m.
Time zone Central Africa Time (CAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Windhoek
Your time difference same time as Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Namibia Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Namibia is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Namibia uses West Africa Time WAT. WAT is UTC +0100. Namibia's latitude and longitude is 22° 00' S and 17 ° 00' E. Therefore being one hour ahead of UTC is just right for Namibia. Namibia is a relatively small country. It takes the sun just half an hour to “travel” from the east to the west of the country.

Important cities in Namibia

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

Time in Namibia