Current time in Sweden


12:27 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Sweden

The time in Sweden is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Sweden is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Sweden is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Sweden ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in Sweden

Current time
12:27 p.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Europe/Stockholm
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Sweden Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

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


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.

Time in Sweden