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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.

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, Africa.

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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 and territories using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter

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

Africa

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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