Current time in Zambia


1:57 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Zambia

The time in Zambia is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Zambia is Central Africa Time (CAT). Zambia is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Zambia

Current time
1:57 p.m.
Time zone Central Africa Time (CAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Lusaka
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
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