Local time in North Korea
The time in North Korea is 9 hours ahead of UTC and 13 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in North Korea is Korea Standard Time (KST). North Korea is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2018.
Details for the time in North Korea
|Time zone||Korea Standard Time (KST)|
|IANA time zone||Asia/Pyongyang|
|Your time difference||13 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|UTC time difference||UTC+9
9 hours ahead of UTC
North Korea Daylight Saving Time (DST)
North Korea is not using Daylight Saving Time.
North Korea uses Korea Standard Time KST. KST is UTC +0900. North Korea’s latitude and longitude is 40° 0′ N and 127° 0′ E. Therefore being nine hours ahead of UTC is suitable for North Korea. Considering its high latitude one would expect that the country has a use for daylight savings time but DST isn’t observed in North Korea. It is a strange and dangerous country. Even if you could you shouldn’t go there.