Current time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

1:22 p.m.
May 28, 2020

Local time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

The time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Current time
1:22 p.m.
Daylight saving time 1 hour
Timezone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Olson timezone name Arctic/Longyearbyen
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Daylight Saving time (DST)

Svalbard and Jan Mayen uses Daylight Savings time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

DST Started 2020 March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2020 Oct. 25, 2020
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 28, 2021
Forward 1 hour

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen use Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Svalbard and Jan Mayen’s latitude and longitude is 78° 38′ N and 21° 59′ E. They are artic and remote Islands belonging to the Norwegian crown. Therefore being one hour ahead of UTC is very suitable for Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The use of daylight savings time on Svalbard and Jan Mayen is, of course, useless. At 78° N there is enough light during the summer without it.

Important cities in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

The current time in some important cities in Svalbard and Jan Mayen is shown below.