Current time in Somalia


12:08 p.m.
Oct. 4, 2022

Local time in Somalia

The time in Somalia is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Somalia is Eastern Africa Time (EAT). Somalia is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1942.

Details for the time in Somalia

Current time
12:08 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Mogadishu
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Somalia Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Somalia is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Somalia uses Eastern Africa Time EAT. EAT is UTC +0300. Somalia's latitude and longitude is 10° 00' N and 49° 00' E. Therefore being three hours ahead of UTC is very suitable for Somalia and not at all surprising. Neither is the fact the country doesn’t observe daylight savings time.

Important cities in Somalia

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

Time in Somalia