Current time in South Korea

South Korea

4:54 a.m.
July 7, 2022

Local time in South Korea

The time in South Korea is 9 hours ahead of UTC and 13 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in South Korea

Current time
4:54 a.m.
Timezone Korea Standard Time (KST)
Olson timezone name Asia/Seoul
Time difference 13 hours ahead of Ashburn
  9 hours ahead of UTC

South Korea Daylight Saving time (DST)

South Korea does not observe daylight savings.

South Korea

South Korea uses Korea Standard Time KST. KST is UTC +0900. South Korea’s latitude and longitude is 37° 33′ N and 126° 58′ E. Therefore being nine hours ahead of UTC is a bit much for South Korea but not unsuitable. Considering its high latitude one would expect that the country has a small use for daylight savings time but DST isn’t observed in South Korea.

Important cities in

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