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Africa timezones

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 alphabetically by countries.

Africa timezone UTC GMT -1.0
Local standard timeCountries
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - 5:22amCape Verde

Africa timezone UTC GMT
Local standard timeCountries
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - 6:22amBurkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Saint Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Western Sahara

Africa timezone UTC GMT +1.0
Local standard timeCountries
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - 7:22amAlgeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Tunisia

Africa timezone UTC GMT +2.0
Local standard timeCountries
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - 8:22amBotswana, Burundi, Egypt, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia[+1], Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Africa timezone UTC GMT +3.0
Local standard timeCountries
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - 9:22amComoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Africa timezone UTC GMT +4.0
Local standard timeCountries
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - 10:22amMauritius, Reunion, Seychelles