Current time in North Korea

North Korea

2:29 a.m.
May 29, 2020

Local time in North Korea

The time in North Korea is 9 hours ahead of UTC and 13 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in North Korea

Current time
2:29 a.m.
Timezone Korea Standard Time (KST)
Olson timezone name Asia/Pyongyang
Time difference 13 hours ahead of Ashburn
  9 hours ahead of UTC

North Korea Daylight Saving time (DST)

North Korea does not observe daylight savings.

North Korea

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.

Important cities in North Korea

The current time in some important cities in North Korea is shown below.