Current time in Nicaragua


4:27 a.m.
May 21, 2024

Local time in Nicaragua

The time in Nicaragua is 6 hours behind UTC and 2 hours behind Ashburn. The timezone in Nicaragua is Central Standard Time (CST). Nicaragua is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2006.

Details for the time in Nicaragua

Current time
4:27 a.m.
Time zone Central Standard Time (CST)
IANA time zone America/Managua
Your time difference 2 hours behind Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-6
6 hours behind UTC

Nicaragua Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Nicaragua is not using Daylight Saving Time.


The Republic of Nicaragua uses Central Standard Time CST. CST is UTC -0600. Nicaragua’s latitude and longitude is 12° 54′ N and 84° 55′ W. Therefore being six hours behind UTC is very suitable for Nicaragua. The country doesn’t observe daylight savings time. Considering its latitude that’s no surprise.

Important cities in Nicaragua

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

Time in Nicaragua