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WGST – Western Greenland Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: WGST – West Greenland Summer Time

Time zone map of WGST
Currently observing WGST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -2:00).
Currently observing WGST – Western Greenland Summer Time.
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

Other time zones in UTC -2:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as WGST, but can be found under a different name:


WGST time now

1:33:58AM

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

  • WGST will be observed in Nuuk until Oct 24, 2015 at 11:00 PM
  • UTC Offset: UTC -2:00
  • 2 hours ahead of Washington DC

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Related time zones

WGT – West Greenland Time (Standard Time)


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