South American time zones:

BRT – Brasília time

Current time in São Paulo

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:20:34 AM BRT

São Paulo will stay on BRT until Midnight between Saturday, October 18, 2014 and Sunday, October 19, 2014
when clocks are moved to Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 01:00:00BRST

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC - 3 hours

BRT is 3 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that most places observe daylight saving time/summer time during summer, and are therefore using BRST instead in the summer. See below for details.

Time zone abbreviation: BRT

Full name is Brasília time

Email time zone indicator: -0300

An email sent from someone in the BRT time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0300" does not have to be in BRT, 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 BRT observed?

BRT is used all year

Areas using BRT in the winter and BRST during the summer

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example locations in BRT

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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