Current time in South Africa

South Africa

7:19 p.m.
May 28, 2020

Local time in South Africa

The time in South Africa 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 South Africa

Current time
7:19 p.m.
Timezone South Africa Standard Time (SAST)
Olson timezone name Africa/Johannesburg
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

South Africa Daylight Saving time (DST)

South Africa does not observe daylight savings.

South Africa

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.

Important cities in South Africa

The current time in some important cities in South Africa is shown below.