Current time in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

12:32 p.m.
Oct. 4, 2022

Local time in Saudi Arabia

The time in Saudi Arabia is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Saudi Arabia is Arabia Standard Time (AST). Saudi Arabia is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1947.

Details for the time in Saudi Arabia

Current time
12:32 p.m.
Time zone Arabia Standard Time (AST)
IANA time zone Asia/Riyadh
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Saudi Arabia Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Saudi Arabia is not using Daylight Saving Time.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia uses Arabia Standard Time AST. AST is UTC +0300. Saudi Arabia’s latitude and longitude is 24° 0′ N and 45° 0′ E. Therefore being three hours ahead of UTC is perfect for Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s latitude is not very high. Because of this the country has no big use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Saudi Arabia

The current time in some important cities in Saudi Arabia is shown below.

Time in Saudi Arabia