Current time in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

1:41 p.m.
Oct. 28, 2021

Local time in Sri Lanka

The time in Sri Lanka is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UTC and 9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Sri Lanka

Current time
1:41 p.m.
Timezone Asia/Colombo (+0530)
Olson timezone name Asia/Colombo
Time difference 9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Ashburn
  5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UTC

Sri Lanka Daylight Saving time (DST)

Sri Lanka does not observe daylight savings.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka uses India Standard Time IST. IST is UTC +0530. IST is one of the few time zones that aren’t offset to UTC by a whole number of hours. Sri Lanka's latitude and longitude is 7° 00' N and 81° 30' E. Geographically Sri Lanka is right, being six hours ahead of UTC would have been too much. Sri Lanka doesn’t observe daylight savings time. Being close to the equator they have no use for it.

Important cities in Sri Lanka

The current time in some important cities in Sri Lanka is shown below.