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Daylight Saving time Africa 2021
On Sunday May 16, Morocco and Western Sahara, advance the clock one hour, at 2:00 a.m. it was 3:00 a.m. The previous change was on April 11. More info

- Africa has a total of 6 time zones 4 whitin the continent, and 2 more on the islands, from UTC -1h to UTC +4h  More info

Africa - current time and time zones
Morocco (winter / summer) Western Sahara (winter/summer)
Casablanca El Aaiún
Africa GMT/UTC = 0 hours
GMT: Greenwich Meridian Time
No daylight saving all year
GMT / UTC = 0 hours
Country Capital
Ascension Isl Georgetown
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
Ivory Coast Yamusukro
Gambia Banjul
Ghana Accra
Guinea Conakry
Guinea-Bissau Bissau
Liberia Monrovia
Mali Bamako
Mauritania Nouakchott
Saint Helena (isl) Jamestown
Sao Tome and Principe São Tomé
Senegal Dakar
Togo Lomé
*Saint Helena (british overseas territory)
West Africa WAT/UTC = +1 hour
WAT: West Africa Time
No daylight saving all year
WAT / UTC = +1 hour
Country Capital
Algeria CET Algiers
Angola Luanda
Benin Porto Novo
Cameroon Yaoundé
Chad N'Djamena
Central African Republic Bangui
Dem.R.Congo* West Kinshasa
Equatorial Guinea Malabo
Gabon Libreville
Niger Niamey
Nigeria Abuja
Republic of Congo Brazzaville
Tunisia CET Tunis
*Democratic Republic of the Congo (West Side)
Central / South Africa CAT/UTC = +2 h
CAT: Central Africa Time EET: Eastern European Time
SAST: South Africa Standard Time
No daylight saving all year
CAT / UTC = +2 hours
Country Capital
Botswan Gaborone
Burundi Gitega
Egypt EET Cairo
Libya EET Tripoli
Lesotho SAST Maseru
South Africa SAST Cape Town
Bloemfontein
Pretoria
Eswatini / Swaziland SAST Mbabane
Dem.R.Congo* East Mbuji-Mayi Most populous city
Malawi Lilongwe
Mozambique Maputo
Namibia Windhoek
Ruanda Kigali
Sudan Khartoum
South Sudan Juba
Zambia Lusaka
Zimbabwe Harare
*Democratic Republic of the Congo (East Side)
 
East Africa UTC/GMT = +3 hours
EAT: Eastern Africa Time
No daylight saving all year
EAT / UTC = +3 hours
Country Capital
Comoros (isl country) Moroni
Eritrea Asmara
Ethiopia Addis Abeba
Kenya Nairobi
Madagascar Antananarivo
Somalia Mogadiscio
Tanzania Dar es Salaam
Uganda Kampala
Djibouti Djibouti
   
España Spanish autonomous cities French overseas territory
Ceuta (Morocco) Mayotte*
Melilla (Morocco) Mamoudzou Capital
Both cities in Morocco, North Africa CET/CEST +1h/+2h in summer *Located between the island of Comoros and Madagascar
Capital Capital Most populous city Most populous city Autonomous city

Daylight Savings in Africa

The time change in Africa is only used by Morocco, and Western Sahara.
Ceuta and Melilla in Morocco, use daylight saving time as Spain.
The rest of Africa does not use daylight savings throughout the year.
Note: The dates of the time change are preliminary, and may vary. The summer / winter symbols may not correspond due to an unusual time change.

Daylight Savings Africa 2021
Ends - 1h Starts + 1h
April-11 Sun.
3:00 → 2:00
May-16 Sun.
2:00 → 3:00
clock back 1 hour clock forward 1 hour

Africa Time Zones

- Africa uses 4 time zones within the continent, UTC 0h from UTC +3h (Including the isllands Ascension - Saint Helene - Tristan da Cunha - Comoros and Mayotte)
- A time zone corresponding to the islands west of the African continent: Cape Werd UTC -1h
- Another zone corresponding to the islands east of the African continent: Mauritius - Seychelles - Reunion. UTC +4h See map of Africa

Clocks symbols:

Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time. Horario Estándar o de Invierno UTC standard time, or winter time. No Daylight Saving Time No Daylight Saving Time throughout the year. 24 hour clock format

Clocks and symbols (summer - winter) updated as the time changes in different Africa time zones.