Current time in Sweden

Sweden

10:12 p.m.
June 4, 2020

Local time in Sweden

The time in Sweden 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 Sweden

Current time
10:12 p.m.
Daylight saving time 1 hour
Timezone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Olson timezone name Europe/Stockholm
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Sweden Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

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

Sweden

Sweden uses Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Sweden's latitude and longitude is 62° 00' N and 15° 00' E. Therefore being one hour ahead of UTC is perfect for Sweden. The country does observe daylight savings time. This is especially useful for the South of the country. In the North there is enough light during summer without it.

Important cities in Sweden

The current time in some important cities in Sweden is shown below.