Current time in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

9:03 a.m.
May 28, 2020

Local time in Puerto Rico

The time in Puerto Rico is 4 hours behind UTC and has the same time as Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Puerto Rico

Current time
9:03 a.m.
Timezone Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
Olson timezone name America/Puerto_Rico
Time difference same time as Ashburn
  4 hours behind UTC

Puerto Rico Daylight Saving time (DST)

Puerto Rico does not observe daylight savings.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico uses Atlantic Standard Time AST. AST is UTC -0400. Puerto Rico's latitude and longitude is 18° 15' N and 66° 30' W. Therefore being four hours behind UTC is very suitable for Puerto Rico. Being close to the equator the country has no need for daylight savings time. Puerto Rico is an island and isn’t very big. It takes the the sun just a few minutes to travel from the east to the west of Puerto Rico.

Important cities in Puerto Rico

The current time in some important cities in Puerto Rico is shown below.