Local time in South Africa
The time in South Africa is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in South Africa is South Africa Standard Time (SAST). South Africa is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1944.
Details for the time in South Africa
|Time zone||South Africa Standard Time (SAST)|
|IANA time zone||Africa/Johannesburg|
|Your time difference||2 hours ahead of UTC|
|UTC time difference||UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC
South Africa Daylight Saving Time (DST)
South Africa is not using Daylight Saving Time.
South Africa uses South Africa Standard Time SAST. SAST is UTC +0200. South Africa's latitude and longitude is 29° 00' S and 24° 00' E . Therefore being two hours ahead of UTC is very suitable for South Africa. The country isn’t very close to the equator but doesn’t observe daylight savings time.