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What is The Time Now?

The Time Now is an accurate tool providing multiple time-related services.

You can find out what is the current local time in more than a hundred thousand cities in the world, as well as the UTC/GMT offset, the time zone full name and abbreviation, and whether each location observes Daylight Saving Time (DST) or Summer Time, right now or in a near future. This database is updated with each new decision of governments or astronomical institutions. Use the search bar on the top of each page to reach a city page.

Know the local weather and forecast in most cities of the world. You will learn about the current conditions, the 48-hour forecast, the 2-week forecast, an hour-by-hour temperature forecast, as well as the sunrise and sunset, the day length, the moon phases, the moonrise and moonset. Enjoy the many daily updates of these data, up to every fifteen minutes.

The website provides an astronomy section, that gives detailed information about the Solar System, the planets, their moons, the stars, the galaxies, cosmology, how to observe the sky, space probes, information about how to become an astronomer and a description of the job.

The Time Now also offers comprehensive local business directories with opening and closing times in many countries, such as United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Finland, France and Italy. Each country's local business directory is available from its translated version of the website.

In case you need a specific conversion, we provide many useful tools such as:

- a time zone converter that will help you find the time difference between two cities or two time zones.
- an international meeting planner, to find the better time for a meeting with people around the world.
- a dialing codes helper, to help you make a phone call between two locations.
- a distance calculator, to find the air distance between two cities.
- a currency converter, to convert more than 150 currencies worldwide.

The Time Now is currently available in 29 languages. It is used by millions of people worldwide each month.

Time zone latest news

May 15, 2014
The government in Egypt has decided to start using Daylight Saving Time again this summer. The last time Egypt used DST was in 2010. As with many other Muslim majority nations who adjust their clocks for the summer, they will be returning to standard time for Ramadan then returning to Daylight Saving Time again for the rest of the summer. The start of DST for Egypt is planned to be midnight on May 15th.
February 7, 2014
While in the past few years, the government of Chile has extended Daylight Saving Time to the last weekend of April, their time zone law actually states the change will happen the second weekend of March.
January 10, 2014
The government in Fiji has announced an update to the end of Daylight Saving Time this year, which will now end at 2:00 AM on Sunday, January 19 instead of 3:00 AM.
October 25, 2013
The government in Libya passed a resolution on Thursday canceling the scheduled move back to Winter time on Friday. This puts Libya back on a standard time of +0200 all year, matching their original offset before using Daylight Saving Time this past year.
October 2, 2013
The Brazilian State of Tocantins (Palmas) has been excluded from observing Daylight Saving Time this and future years. They join a list of a few other States in Brazil who are also excluded and remain on their standard time all year.
September 6, 2013
The government of Fiji has announced a change to the start of Daylight Saving Time this year, delaying it until the 4th Sunday in October instead of the 3rd Sunday used last year. DST is still expected to end on the 3rd Sunday of January.
July 2, 2013
The government in Morocco has finally announced their official dates for suspending Daylight Saving Time this summer. Morocco is returning to standard time on July 7, then back to summer time again on August 10. Western Sahara follows the same date rules as Morocco does. Similar adjustments are expected to be necessary during upcoming years.
April 15, 2013
The ruling councils in Palestine (Gaza and West Bank) have agreed to end DST and start Winter time on the Friday after or equal to September 21st of each year.
March 11, 2013
Cuba changed their clocks this past weekend rather than changing in April as they did last year. At the moment, it looks as if they still plan to end Daylight Saving Time on the first Sunday of November as they did in 2012.
March 7, 2013
The government of Paraguay has announced an early end to Daylight Saving Time this year. They will return to standard time on March 24 rather than the second Sunday in April.