Current time in Tanzania


2:45 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Tanzania

The time in Tanzania is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Tanzania is Eastern Africa Time (EAT). Tanzania is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1942.

Details for the time in Tanzania

Current time
2:45 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Tanzania Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Tanzania is not using Daylight Saving Time.


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.

Time in Tanzania