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