Local time in Pakistan
The time in Pakistan is 5 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Pakistan is Pakistan Standard Time (PKT). Pakistan is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2009.
Details for the time in Pakistan
|Time zone||Pakistan Standard Time (PKT)|
|IANA time zone||Asia/Karachi|
|Your time difference||5 hours ahead of UTC|
|UTC time difference||UTC+5
5 hours ahead of UTC
Pakistan Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Pakistan is not using Daylight Saving Time.
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.