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AST – Arabia Standard Time (Standard Time)

Also known as: AST – Arabic Standard Time, AST – Al Manamah Standard Time

Time zone map of AST
Currently observing AST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +3:00).
Currently observing AST – Arabia Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as AST (UTC +3:00) but different time zone name.

Arabia Standard Time (AST) is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: Asia.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use ADT (Arabia Daylight Time) in the summer.

Email time zone indicator: +0300

An email sent from someone in the Arabia Standard Time (AST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0300" does not have to be in Arabia Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is AST observed?

Asia

Asian countries using AST all year

  • Bahrain
  • Iraq
  • Kuwait
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen

Asian countries using AST in the winter and ADT in the summer

  • Jordan

AST time now

3:58:55PM

Sunday, December 21, 2014

  • UTC Offset: UTC +3:00
  • 11 hours ahead of Seattle

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Other time zones named AST

AST – Atlantic Standard Time

Example cities

Iraq – Baghdad (All Year)

Related time zones

ADT – Arabia Daylight Time (Daylight Time)


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