Current time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

9:20 a.m.
May 28, 2020

Local time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is 2 hours behind UTC and 2 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Current time
9:20 a.m.
Timezone Atlantic/South_Georgia (-02)
Olson timezone name Atlantic/South_Georgia
Time difference 2 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours behind UTC

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Daylight Saving time (DST)

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands does not observe daylight savings.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands use South Georgia Time GST. GST is UTC -2:00. Its latitude and longitude is 54° 15′ S and 36° 45′ W. Therefore being two hours behind UTC is very suitable for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The South Sandwich Islands are named by James Cook. He named them after John Montagu the 4th Earl of Sandwich. John Montagu is best known as the inventor of the Sandwich. Even though the Latitude of the islands is relatively high, there is no day light savings time of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Important cities in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The current time in some important cities in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is shown below.