Current time in Peru


1:51 p.m.
July 6, 2022

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

Current time
1:51 p.m.
Timezone America/Lima (-05)
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.

Important cities in

has several timezones, the current time in some important cities in is shown below.