Local time in Peru
The time in Peru is 5 hours behind UTC and 1 hour behind Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Peru
|Olson timezone name||America/Lima|
|Time difference||1 hour behind Ashburn|
|5 hours behind UTC|
Peru Daylight Saving time (DST)Peru does not observe daylight savings.
Peru uses Peru Time PET. PET is UTC -0500. Peru's latitude and longitude is 10° 00' S and 76° 00' W. Therefore being five hours behind UTC is perfect for Peru. The country is close to the equator, because of this there is no need for daylight savings time. Peru has an interesting history, the sun and the stars were very important to the Inca’s. For example, there is a solar temple in Machu Picchu.