Current time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

3:29 a.m.
Dec. 2, 2022

Local time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

The time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen is 1 hour ahead of UTC and the same as in Amsterdam. The current timezone in Svalbard and Jan Mayen is Central European Time (CET). Svalbard and Jan Mayen is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen starts at March 26, 2023.

Details for the time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Current time
3:29 a.m.
Time zone Central European Time (CET)
DST: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
IANA time zone Arctic/Longyearbyen
Your time difference same time as Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

Last DST ended at Oct. 30, 2022
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 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.

Time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen