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