Current time in Peru


4:51 a.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Peru

The time in Peru is 5 hours behind UTC and 1 hour behind Ashburn. The timezone in Peru is Peru Time (PET). Peru is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1994.

Details for the time in Peru

Current time
4:51 a.m.
Time zone Peru Time (PET)
IANA time zone America/Lima
Your time difference 1 hour behind Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-5
5 hours behind UTC

Peru Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Peru is not using Daylight Saving Time.


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.

Important cities in Peru

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

Time in Peru