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IST – Israel Standard Time (Standard Time)

Currently observing IST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +2:00).
Currently observing IST – Israel Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as IST (UTC +2:00) but different time zone name.

Israel Standard Time (IST) is 2 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 IDT (Israel Daylight Time) in the summer.

Email time zone indicator: +0200

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

Where and when is IST observed?

Asia

Asian countries using IST in the winter and IDT in the summer

  • Israel

IST time now

12:19:08PM

Sunday, November 23, 2014

  • UTC Offset: UTC +2:00
  • 7 hours ahead of New York

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Other time zones named IST

IST – Irish Standard Time
IST – India Standard Time

Example cities

Israel – Jerusalem (Winter)

Related time zones

IDT – Israel Daylight Time (Daylight Time)


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