Current time in Zambia
Local time in Zambia
The time in Zambia is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 1 hour ahead of Amsterdam. The timezone in Zambia is Central Africa Time (CAT). Zambia is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).
Details for the time in Zambia
|Time zone||Central Africa Time (CAT)|
|IANA time zone||Africa/Lusaka|
|Your time difference||1 hour ahead of Amsterdam|
|UTC time difference||UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC
Zambia Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Zambia is not using Daylight Saving Time.
Zambia uses Central Africa Time CAT. CAT is UTC +0200. Zambia's latitude and longitude is 15° 0' S and 30° 0 ' E. Therefore being two hours ahead of UTC is perfect for Zambia. Because of its low latitude Zambia has no use for daylight savings time. Zambia is a big country, it takes the sun almost an hour to “travel” from the east to the west of the country.
Important cities in Zambia
The current time in some important cities in Zambia is shown below.Time in Zambia