Current time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

11:50 a.m.
May 21, 2024

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. The current timezone in Svalbard and Jan Mayen is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Svalbard and Jan Mayen is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Current time
11:50 a.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Arctic/Longyearbyen
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours 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.

DST started at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2025
Sets the clock 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.

Time in Svalbard and Jan Mayen