Current time in Rwanda


10:37 p.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Rwanda

The time in Rwanda is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 1 hour ahead of Amsterdam. The timezone in Rwanda is Central Africa Time (CAT). Rwanda is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Rwanda

Current time
10:37 p.m.
Time zone Central Africa Time (CAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Kigali
Your time difference 1 hour ahead of Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Rwanda Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Rwanda is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Rwanda uses Central Africa Time CAT. CAT is UTC +0200. Rwanda's latitude and longitude is 2° 00' S and 30° 00' E. Therefore being two hours ahead of UTC is perfect for Rwanda. The country is very close to the equator. Because of this the length of the days is almost constant all year and daylight savings time is useless. Time is perfect in Rwanda.

Important cities in Rwanda

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

Time in Rwanda