Current time in United Kingdom

United Kingdom

9:19 p.m.
April 21, 2024

Local time in United Kingdom

The time in United Kingdom is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 5 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in United Kingdom is British Summer Time (BST). United Kingdom is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in United Kingdom ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in United Kingdom

Current time
9:19 p.m.
Time zone British Summer Time (BST)
Standard timezone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
IANA time zone Europe/London
Your time difference 5 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

United Kingdom Daylight Saving Time (DST)

United Kingdom uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in United Kingdom.

DST started at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2025
Sets the clock forward 1 hour

United Kingdom

As Greenwich is a British city it is no surprise that the United Kingdom uses GMT. UTC +0000 is perfect for the United Kingdom. UK’s Latitude is 54° 00’ N meaning the country has a use for daylight savings time. During the summer British Summer Time BST is used. BST is UTC +0100.

Important cities in United Kingdom

The current time in some important cities in United Kingdom is shown below.

Time in United Kingdom