South American time zones:

BRST – Brasilia Summer Time

Warning

BRST is only used while Daylight Saving Time is active.

During this time of year, locations on BRST are now on BRT (Brasília time) instead.

Currently no cities are observing BRST

Locations going to BRST later

Current time in São Paulo: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 5:24:41 AM BRT
São Paulo will stay on BRT until Sunday, October 19, 2014 going to BRST

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Time zone offset: UTC - 2 hours

BRST is 2 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that BRST is a daylight saving time/summer time zone. It is generally only used during the summer in the places listed below, during the winter BRT is used instead

Time zone abbreviation: BRST

Full name is Brasilia Summer Time

Email time zone indicator: -0200

An email sent from someone in the BRST time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0200" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0200" does not have to be in BRST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is BRST observed?

Areas using BRST in the summer and BRT during the winter

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in BRST

Other time zones in South America

Go directly through the links below, or see the South America time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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