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WGST – Western Greenland Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: WGST – West Greenland Summer Time

Western Greenland Summer Time Note:

North America: WGST is currently not observed since DST isn't active. Locations are currently observing WGT instead.

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

Western Greenland Summer Time (WGST) is 2 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: North 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: WGT (West Greenland Time).

Email time zone indicator: -0200

An email sent from someone in the Western Greenland Summer Time (WGST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0200" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0200" does not have to be in Western Greenland Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is WGST observed?

North America

Areas of Greenland using WGST in the summer and WGT in the winter

  • Most areas (includes Nuuk/Godthåb)Show

    Excludes Thule, Danmarkshavn, and Ittoqqortoormiit areas


No locations currently on WGST

  • UTC Offset: UTC -2:00

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Example cities

Greenland – Nuuk (Summer)

Related time zones

WGT – West Greenland Time (Standard Time)


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