Current time in South Korea
Local time in South Korea
The time in South Korea is 9 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in South Korea is Korea Standard Time (KST). South Korea is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1988.
Details for the time in South Korea
|Time zone||Korea Standard Time (KST)|
|IANA time zone||Asia/Seoul|
|Your time difference||9 hours ahead of UTC|
|UTC time difference||UTC+9
9 hours ahead of UTC
South Korea Daylight Saving Time (DST)
South Korea is not using Daylight Saving Time.
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 South Korea
The current time in some important cities in South Korea is shown below.Time in South Korea