Current time in Switzerland

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Ashburn
3:49 a.m.
May 26, 2019
Switzerland
9:49 a.m.
May 26, 2019

Local time in Switzerland

The time in Switzerland is 2.0 hours ahead of UTC and 6.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Switzerland

Current time
9:49 a.m.
Daylight saving time 1.0 hour
Timezone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Olson timezone name Europe/Zurich
Time difference 6.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2.0 hours ahead of UTC

Switzerland daylight saving time (DST)

DST Started March 31, 2019
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends Oct. 27, 2019
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour

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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