WEST – Western European Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)
Also known as: WEDT – Western European Daylight Time
WEST is currently not used at all
Europe, Africa: WEST is currently not observed because locations are on standard time and are observing WET.
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: WET (Western European Time).
Email time zone indicator: +0100
An email sent from someone in the Western European Summer Time (WEST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in Western European Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is WEST observed?
European countries/territories using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter
- Canary Islands (Spain)
- Faroe Islands
- Portugal (including Madeira)
African countries using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter
- Western Sahara
Other time zones in UTC +1
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as WEST, but can be found under a different name:
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- Other time standards
- South America
No locations currently on WEST
Find current time and time zone by city
WESZ – Westeuropäische Sommerzeit (German)
Related time zones
WET – Western European Time (Standard Time)