Local time in Qatar
The time in Qatar is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 8 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Qatar
|Olson timezone name||Asia/Qatar|
|Time difference||8 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|3 hours ahead of UTC|
Qatar Daylight Saving time (DST)Qatar does not observe daylight savings.
Qatar uses Arabia Standard Time AST. AST is UTC +0300. Qatar's latitude and longitude is 25° 30' N and 51° 15' E. Therefore being three hours behind UTC is very suitable for the country. Considering its latitude it’s no big surprise that there is no daylight savings time in Qatar. The country isn’t very big, it takes the sun less than eight minutes to travel from the east to the west of the country.
Important cities in Qatar
The current time in some important cities in Qatar is shown below.