Current time in Tanzania


7:13 a.m.
Jan. 22, 2021

Local time in Tanzania

The time in Tanzania is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 8 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Tanzania

Current time
7:13 a.m.
Timezone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
Time difference 8 hours ahead of Ashburn
  3 hours ahead of UTC

Tanzania Daylight Saving time (DST)

Tanzania does not observe daylight savings.


Tanzania uses Eastern Africa Time EAT. EAT is UTC +0300. Tanzania's latitude and longitude is 6° 00' S and 35° 00' E . Therefore Time in Tanzania should be two hours ahead of UTC instead of three. As it is the sunrise in Tanzania is almost an hour too late. There is no daylight savings time in Tanzania. Considering its low latitude this is no surprise .

Important cities in Tanzania

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