Current time in Pakistan


12:42 p.m.
Oct. 28, 2021

Local time in Pakistan

The time in Pakistan is 5 hours ahead of UTC and 9 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Pakistan

Current time
12:42 p.m.
Timezone Pakistan Standard Time (PKT)
Olson timezone name Asia/Karachi
Time difference 9 hours ahead of Ashburn
  5 hours ahead of UTC

Pakistan Daylight Saving time (DST)

Pakistan does not observe daylight savings.


Pakistan uses Pakistan Standard Time PKT. PKT is UTC +0500. Pakistan's latitude and longitude is 30° 00' N and 70° 00' E. Therefore being five hours ahead of UTC is very suitable for Pakistan. Pakistan isn’t a small country, is takes the sun almost an hour to “travel” from the east to the west of the country.

Important cities in Pakistan

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