Current time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

7:38 a.m.
Oct. 4, 2022

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. The timezone in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is South Georgia Time (GST). South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

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

Current time
7:38 a.m.
Time zone South Georgia Time (GST)
IANA time zone Atlantic/South_Georgia
Your time difference 2 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-2
2 hours behind UTC

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

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is not using Daylight Saving Time.

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.

Time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands