Current time in Western Sahara

Western Sahara

8:25 p.m.
July 5, 2022

Local time in Western Sahara

The time in Western Sahara is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 5 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Western Sahara

Current time
8:25 p.m.
Timezone Africa/El_Aaiun (+01)
Olson timezone name Africa/El_Aaiun
Time difference 5 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Western Sahara Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2022 March 27, 2022
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2023 April 30, 2023
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2023 March 19, 2023
Forward 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.