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Africa timezones by countries

On this page you find a list of all countries in Africa classified by timezones based on the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). UTC is equivalent to the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Please note that in some countries in Africa Daylight Saving Time (DST), also sometimes referrred to as "Summer time" may be in effect. During Daylight Saving Time clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in autumn.

All times shown on this page are local standard times in the capital of the respective country without DST adjustment. Countries in Africa with current DST are marked with [+1]. You will find further information on DST in any specific country under the following country links.

You can sort the list of timezones in Africa by timezones.

Africa timezones listed by countries
CountryTimezoneLocal time
Algeria Africa/Algiers (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Angola Africa/Luanda (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Benin Africa/Porto-Novo (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Botswana Africa/Gaborone (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Burkina Faso Africa/Ouagadougou (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Burundi Africa/Bujumbura (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Cameroon Africa/Douala (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Cape Verde Atlantic/Cape_Verde (UTC GMT -1.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 10:59pm
Central African Republic Africa/Bangui (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Chad Africa/Ndjamena (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Comoros Indian/Comoro (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa/Kinshasa (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Djibouti Africa/Djibouti (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Egypt Africa/Cairo (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Equatorial Guinea Africa/Malabo (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Eritrea Africa/Asmara (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Ethiopia Africa/Addis_Ababa (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Gabon Africa/Libreville (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Gambia Africa/Banjul (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Ghana Africa/Accra (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Guinea Africa/Conakry (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Guinea-Bissau Africa/Bissau (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Ivory Coast Africa/Abidjan (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Kenya Africa/Nairobi (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Lesotho Africa/Maseru (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Liberia Africa/Monrovia (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Libya Africa/Tripoli (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Madagascar Indian/Antananarivo (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Malawi Africa/Blantyre (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Mali Africa/Bamako (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Mauritania Africa/Nouakchott (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Mauritius Indian/Mauritius (UTC GMT +4.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 3:59am
Mayotte Indian/Mayotte (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Morocco Africa/Casablanca (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm[+1]
Mozambique Africa/Maputo (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Namibia Africa/Windhoek (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Niger Africa/Niamey (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Nigeria Africa/Lagos (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Republic of the Congo Africa/Brazzaville (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Reunion Indian/Reunion (UTC GMT +4.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 3:59am
Rwanda Africa/Kigali (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Saint Helena Atlantic/St_Helena (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Sao Tome and Principe Africa/Sao_Tome (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Senegal Africa/Dakar (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Seychelles Indian/Mahe (UTC GMT +4.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 3:59am
Sierra Leone Africa/Freetown (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Somalia Africa/Mogadishu (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
South Africa Africa/Johannesburg (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
South Sudan Africa/Juba (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Sudan Africa/Khartoum (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Swaziland Africa/Mbabane (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Tanzania Africa/Dar_es_Salaam (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Togo Africa/Lome (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm
Tunisia Africa/Tunis (UTC GMT +1.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:59am
Uganda Africa/Kampala (UTC GMT +3.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 2:59am
Western Sahara Africa/El_Aaiun (UTC GMT 0.0)Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:59pm[+1]
Zambia Africa/Lusaka (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am
Zimbabwe Africa/Harare (UTC GMT +2.0)Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 1:59am