Current time in Zimbabwe


1:59 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Zimbabwe

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

Details for the time in Zimbabwe

Current time
1:59 p.m.
Time zone Central Africa Time (CAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Harare
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Zimbabwe Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Zimbabwe is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Zimbabwe uses Central Africa Time CAT. CAT is UTC +0200. Zimbabwe's latitude and longitude is 20° 0' S and 30° 0 ' E. Therefore being two hours ahead of UTC is perfect for Zimbabwe. Because of its low latitude Zimbabwe has no use for daylight savings time. The country isn’t very big, it takes the sun just half an hours to travel from the east to the west of the country.

Important cities in Zimbabwe

The current time in some important cities in Zimbabwe is shown below.

Time in Zimbabwe