Current time in Zambia


10:28 p.m.
July 6, 2022

Local time in Zambia

The time in Zambia is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Zambia

Current time
10:28 p.m.
Timezone Central Africa Time (CAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Lusaka
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2 hours ahead of UTC

Zambia Daylight Saving time (DST)

Zambia does not observe daylight savings.


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

has several timezones, the current time in some important cities in is shown below.