Local time in Puerto Rico
The time in Puerto Rico is 4 hours behind UTC and 1 hour ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Puerto Rico
|Timezone||Atlantic Standard Time (AST)|
|Olson timezone name||America/Puerto_Rico|
|Time difference||1 hour ahead of Ashburn|
|4 hours behind UTC|
Puerto Rico Daylight Saving time (DST)Puerto Rico does not observe daylight savings.
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.