South American time zones:

PET – Peru Time

Current time in Lima

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:02:06 AM PET

Lima is on PET all of year 2014

Find local time and time zone for a location

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

Time zone offset: UTC - 5 hours

PET is 5 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Time zone abbreviation: PET

Full name is Peru Time

Email time zone indicator: -0500

An email sent from someone in the PET time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0500" does not have to be in PET, 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 PET observed?

PET is used all year

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in PET

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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