Current time in Uganda


5:59 a.m.
Sept. 24, 2023

Local time in Uganda

The time in Uganda is 3 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Uganda is Eastern Africa Time (EAT). Uganda 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 Uganda

Current time
5:59 a.m.
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Kampala
Your time difference 3 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Uganda Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Uganda is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Uganda uses Eastern Africa Time EAT. EAT is UTC +0300. Uganda's latitude and longitude is 1° 00' N and 32° 00' E. Therefore geographically Uganda is in the wrong time zone. Time in Uganda should be two hours ahead of UTC instead of three. The sun is an hours behind schedule in Uganda.

Important cities in Uganda

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

Time in Uganda