Current time in Tonga


8:50 p.m.
May 25, 2022

Local time in Tonga

The time in Tonga is 13 hours ahead of UTC and 17 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Tonga

Current time
8:50 p.m.
Timezone Pacific/Tongatapu (+13)
Olson timezone name Pacific/Tongatapu
Time difference 17 hours ahead of Ashburn
  13 hours ahead of UTC

Tonga Daylight Saving time (DST)

Tonga does not observe daylight savings.


Tonga is a group of 177 Islands in Southern Pacific Ocean. Tonga uses Tonga Time TOT. TOT is UTC +1300! Tonga’s longitude is 175° 12′ 0″ W. Therefore geographically time in Tonga should be 11 hours behind UTC instead of 13 ahead. By observing UTC +1300 Tonga is on the same day as nearby Australia and New Zealand. The International Dateline was bent around Tonga making it the first place on earth to see the new day.

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