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BRST – Brasília Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: BST – Brazil Summer Time, BST – Brazilian Summer Time

BRST is currently not used at all

South America: BRST is currently not observed because locations are on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing BRT.

Time zone map of BRST
No locations currently on BRST.
Observes BRST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -2:00).
No locations are currently on BRST – Brasília Summer Time.
Observes BRST – Brasília Summer Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as BRST (UTC -2:00) but different time zone name.

Brasília Summer Time (BRST) is 2 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: South America.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: BRT (Brasília Time).

Email time zone indicator: -0200

An email sent from someone in the Brasília Summer Time (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 Brasília Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is BRST observed?

South America

Brazilian states using BRST in the summer and BRT in the winter

  • Distrito Federal (includes Brasilia)
  • Espírito Santo (includes Vitória)
  • Goiás (includes Goiânia)
  • Minas Gerais (includes Belo Horizonte)
  • Rio Grande do Sul (includes Porto Alegre)
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Santa Catarina (includes Criciúma)
  • São Paulo

Other time zones in UTC -2:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as BRST, but can be found under a different name:


No locations currently on BRST

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Example cities

Brazil – São Paulo (Summer)

Related time zones

BRT – Brasília Time (Standard Time)


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