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What Time is it in Central European Summer Time Now?

Many of those who ask what time is it in Central European Summer Time now want to make a call at a more convenient time.

You can compare the time of this time pattern with the exact time in different cities around the world.

Use our time zone converter ​below:
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What is Central Europe Summer Time?

You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 2 hours ahead of 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-2.

Please be aware that this time zone is observed during Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the spring, summer, and autumn months.

During the winter months, clocks went back one hour to the UTC+1 offset and Central European Time is observed.


About This Time Pattern
  • Abbreviation: CEST Time
  • Time Offset: UTC+2, UTC+02:00
  • DST Began: Last Sunday in March, 01:00 UTC (clocks go forward one hour).
  • DST Ends: Last Sunday in October, 01:00 UTC (clocks went back one hour).

CEST Time Zone Map

Central European Summer Time Zone
This time zone is a time offset that adds 2 hours to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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:
  • Central Africa Time (CAT)
  • Eastern European Time (EET)
  • Heure Avancée d'Europe Centrale (HAEC)
  • Israel Standard Time (IST)
  • Kaliningrad Time (KALT)
  • Middle European Summer Time (MEST)
  • South African Standard Time (SAST)
  • West Africa Summer Time (WAST)
  • Bravo Time Zone (B)

Main Countries

This time zone is used in the following countries:
In the United Kingdom, this time zone is present in the territory of Gibraltar.

In Spain this time zone is used throughout the country, except for the Canary Islands.

There were proposals to abandon summer time in Europe from 2021, possibly by moving winter time up by an hour and keeping that time through the year.


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