Current time in Rwanda


9:37 p.m.
July 6, 2022

Local time in Rwanda

The time in Rwanda is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Rwanda

Current time
9:37 p.m.
Timezone Central Africa Time (CAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Kigali
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Rwanda Daylight Saving time (DST)

Rwanda does not observe daylight savings.


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.

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