Current time in Switzerland

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Ashburn
12:18 a.m.
March 19, 2019
Switzerland
5:18 a.m.
March 19, 2019

Local time in Switzerland

The time in Switzerland is 1.0 hour ahead of UTC and 5.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Switzerland

Current time
5:18 a.m.
Timezone Central European Time (CET)
Olson timezone name Europe/Zurich
Time difference 5.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1.0 hour ahead of UTC

More about the time in Switzerland

Switzerland uses Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Switzerland's latitude and longitude is 47° 00' N and 8° 00' E. Geographically UTC +0030 would be perfect for Switzerland. However, UTC +0100 isn’t far off. Considering its high latitude the use of daylight savings time in Switzerland is not surprising.

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