Local time in Zambia
The time in Zambia is 2 hours ahead of UTC. 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||2 hours ahead of UTC|
|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.