Current time in Samoa


8:46 a.m.
Sept. 20, 2021

Local time in Samoa

The time in Samoa is 13 hours ahead of UTC and 17 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Samoa

Current time
8:46 a.m.
Timezone Pacific/Apia (+13)
Olson timezone name Pacific/Apia
Time difference 17 hours ahead of Ashburn
  13 hours ahead of UTC

Samoa Daylight Saving time (DST)

Samoa uses Daylight Savings time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Samoa.

DST Started 2020 Sept. 26, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2022 April 2, 2022
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2021 Sept. 25, 2021
Forward 1 hour


Samoa uses Western Samoa Time WST. WST is UTC +1300. Samoa's latitude and longitude is 13° 35 S and 172° 20 W . Therefore being thirteen hours ahead of UTC is too much for the islands. Being twelve hours ahead (or behind) UTC would be more suitable. However, there is no daylight savings time on Samoa. The Island is on daylight savings time all year round.

Important cities in Samoa

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