When Year 2020 Starts Around the World

With 38 different local times in use, it takes 26 hours for the New Year to encompass all time zones. Find out in which order they enter 2020 and which countries are first and last.

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Countries Going Into Year 2020
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Cities Entering Year 2020
Tue 8:00 amSamoa and Christmas Island/KiribatiKiritimati, Apia, Salelologa (Savai'i)
Tue 8:15 amChatham Islands/New ZealandChatham Islands
Tue 9:00 amNew Zealand with exceptions and 5 moreAuckland, Suva, Wellington, Nukualofa
Tue 10:00 amSmall region of Russia and 6 moreAnadyr, Funafuti, Yaren, Tarawa, Majuro
Tue 11:00 amMuch of Australia and 8 moreMelbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Honiara
Tue 11:30 amSmall region of AustraliaAdelaide, Broken Hill, Ceduna
Tue 12:00 noonQueensland/Australia and 6 moreBrisbane, Port Moresby, Hagåtña
Tue 12:30 pmNorthern Territory/AustraliaDarwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek
Tue 1:00 pmJapan, South Korea and 5 moreTokyo, Seoul, Pyongyang, Dili, Ngerulmud
Tue 1:15 pmWestern Australia/AustraliaEucla
Tue 2:00 pmChina, Philippines and 10 moreBeijing, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore
Tue 3:00 pmMuch of Indonesia, Thailand and 7 moreJakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi, Phnom Penh
Tue 3:30 pmMyanmar and Cocos IslandsYangon, Naypyidaw, Mandalay, Bantam
Tue 4:00 pmBangladesh and 6 moreDhaka, Almaty, Bishkek, Thimphu
Tue 4:15 pmNepalKathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Dharan
Tue 4:30 pmIndia and Sri LankaNew Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore
Tue 5:00 pmPakistan and 8 moreTashkent, Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi
Tue 5:30 pmAfghanistanKabul, Kandahar, Mazari Sharif, Herat
Tue 6:00 pmAzerbaijan and 8 moreDubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Port Louis
Tue 6:30 pmIranTehran, Rasht, Esfahãn, Mashhad, Tabriz
Tue 7:00 pmMoscow/Russia and 22 moreMoscow, Ankara, Baghdad, Nairobi
Tue 8:00 pmGreece and 31 moreCairo, Athens, Bucharest, Johannesburg
Tue 9:00 pmGermany and 45 moreBrussels, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Algiers
Tue 10:00 pmUnited Kingdom and 24 moreLondon, Dublin, Lisbon, Accra, Reykjavik
Tue 11:00 pmCabo Verde and 2 morePraia, Ponta Delgada, Ittoqqortoormiit
Wed 12:00 midnightPernambuco/Brazil and South Georgia/Sandwich Is.King Edward Point, Fernando de Noronha
Wed 1:00 amMost of Brazil, Argentina and 9 moreBuenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago
Wed 1:30 amNewfoundland and Labrador/CanadaSt. John's, Mary's Harbour
Wed 2:00 amSome regions of Canada and 28 moreCaracas, La Paz, San Juan, Santo Domingo
Wed 3:00 amRegions of USA and 14 moreNew York, Washington DC, Detroit, Havana
Wed 4:00 amRegions of USA and 9 moreMexico City, Chicago, Guatemala City
Wed 5:00 amSome regions of USA and 2 moreCalgary, Denver, Edmonton, Phoenix
Wed 6:00 amRegions of USA and 4 moreLos Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas
Wed 7:00 amAlaska/USA and regions of French PolynesiaAnchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Unalaska
Wed 7:30 amMarquesas Islands/French PolynesiaTaiohae
Wed 8:00 amSmall region of USA and 2 moreHonolulu, Rarotonga, Adak, Papeete
Wed 9:00 amAmerican Samoa and 2 moreAlofi, Midway, Pago Pago
Wed 10:00 amMuch of US Minor Outlying IslandsBaker Island, Howland Island

Above is a chronological list of when the world's different countries arrive at midnight on New Year's Eve and enter January 1, 2020

The times can be changed to any time zone by clicking on the icon in the first column.

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