Current time in United Kingdom

United Kingdom

8:45 a.m.
Jan. 17, 2021

Local time in United Kingdom

The time in United Kingdom is has the same time as UTC and 5 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in United Kingdom

Current time
8:45 a.m.
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Olson timezone name Europe/London
Time difference 5 hours ahead of Ashburn
  same time as UTC

United Kingdom Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2020 March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2121 Oct. 31, 2021
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 28, 2021
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.