Current time in Western Sahara

Western Sahara

12:30 p.m.
Nov. 30, 2023

Local time in Western Sahara

The time in Western Sahara is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Western Sahara is Western European Summer Time (WEST). Western Sahara is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Western Sahara starts at March 9, 2024.

Details for the time in Western Sahara

Current time
12:30 p.m.
Time zone Western European Summer Time (WEST)
DST: Western European Time (WET)
IANA time zone Africa/El_Aaiun
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Western Sahara Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

Last DST ended at April 22, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 9, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at April 13, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour

Western Sahara

Western Sahara uses Western European Time WET and Western European Summer Time WEST. WET is UTC +0000 and WEST is UTC +0100. The Western Sahara consists mostly of desert flatland with few inhabitants. The longitude of the Western Sahara is 15° W. Therefore geographically in the wrong time zone. UTC -0100 would be better.