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WEST – Western European Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: WEDT – Western European Daylight Time

Western European Summer Time Note:

Europe, Africa: WEST is currently not observed since DST isn't active. Locations are currently observing WET instead.

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No locations currently on WEST.
Observes WEST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +1:00).
No locations are currently on WEST – Western European Summer Time.
Observes WEST – Western European Summer Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as WEST (UTC +1:00) but different time zone name.

Western European Summer Time (WEST) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: Europe, Europe.

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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: 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?

Europe

European countries/territories using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter

  • Canary Islands (Spain)
  • Faroe Islands
  • Portugal (including Madeira)

Europe

African countries using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter

  • Morocco
  • Western Sahara

No locations currently on WEST

  • UTC Offset: UTC +1:00

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Other names

WESZ – Westeuropäische Sommerzeit (German)

Example cities

Portugal – Lisbon (Summer)
Morocco – Casablanca (Summer)

Related time zones

WET – Western European Time (Standard Time)


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