Current time in Pakistan


3:09 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Pakistan

The time in Pakistan is 5 hours ahead of UTC and 9 hours ahead of Ashburn. 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

Current time
3:09 p.m.
Time zone Pakistan Standard Time (PKT)
IANA time zone Asia/Karachi
Your time difference 9 hours ahead of Ashburn
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.

Important cities in Pakistan

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

Time in Pakistan