Current time in Paraguay


11:19 a.m.
Oct. 3, 2023

Local time in Paraguay

The time in Paraguay is 3 hours behind UTC and 5 hours behind Amsterdam. The current timezone in Paraguay is Paraguay Summer Time (PYST). Paraguay is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Paraguay ends at March 24, 2024.

Details for the time in Paraguay

Current time
11:19 a.m.
Time zone Paraguay Summer Time (PYST)
Standard timezone: Paraguay Time (PYT)
IANA time zone America/Asuncion
Your time difference 5 hours behind Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC-3
3 hours behind UTC

Paraguay Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Paraguay uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Paraguay.

DST started at Oct. 1, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at March 24, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at Oct. 6, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Paraguay uses Paraguay Time PYT. PYT is UTC -0400. Paraguay's latitude and longitude is 23° 00' S and 58° 00' W. Therefore being four hours behind UTC is close to perfect for Paraguay. There is no daylight savings time in the country, because of its latitude Paraguay has no big need for it.

Important cities in Paraguay

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

Time in Paraguay