Current time in Taiwan


11:16 a.m.
Sept. 24, 2023

Local time in Taiwan

The time in Taiwan is 8 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Taiwan is China Standard Time (CST). Taiwan is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1979.

Details for the time in Taiwan

Current time
11:16 a.m.
Time zone China Standard Time (CST)
IANA time zone Asia/Taipei
Your time difference 8 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+8
8 hours ahead of UTC

Taiwan Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Taiwan is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Taiwan uses China Standard Time CST. CST is UTC +0800. Taiwan's latitude and longitude is 25° 03' N and 121° 30 'W. Therefore being eight hours ahead of UTC is perfect for Taiwan. Taiwan is Lucky, a big part of the China Standard Time Zone isn’t close to 120° W.

Important cities in Taiwan

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

Time in Taiwan