What is Argentina Time?
You need to keep in mind that Argentina Time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 3 hours behind the UTC time zone
This time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.
In this section, you will learn key facts about this time zone and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier used is Etc/GMT+3.
Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in this time zone.
Without DST clocks do not change in this time zone, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
About This Time Pattern
What is Argentina Time Zone Right Now?
Argentina Time zone is a time offset that subtracts 3 hours from Coordinated Universal Time
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.
Its main cities and territories are:
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the time zone.
This time offset is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.
You need to be very careful finding these time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have the same UTC offset:
Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT)
Amazon Summer Time (AMST)
Brasilia Time (BRT)
Chile Summer Time (CLST)
Falkland Islands Summer Time (FKST)
French Guiana Time (GFT)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Standard Time (PMST)
Paraguay Summer Time (PYST)
Rothera Research Station Time (ROTT)
Suriname Time (SRT)
Uruguay Standard Time (UYT)
West Greenland Time (WGT)
Papa Time Zone (P)
This time zone is used in the following country:
Argentina is located at a longitude that would naturally place it in the UTC-4
time zone, but the country officially uses the UTC-3 time zone.
The Argentine Hydrographic Service maintains the official national time.
At present, Argentina does not observe daylight saving time.