When Year 2021 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 2021 and which countries are first and last.

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Countries Going Into Year 2021
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Cities Entering Year 2021
Fri 12:00 midnightSamoa and Christmas Island/KiribatiKiritimati, Apia, Salelologa (Savai'i)
Fri 12:15 amChatham Islands/New ZealandChatham Islands
Fri 1:00 amNew Zealand with exceptions and 5 moreAuckland, Suva, Wellington, Nukualofa
Fri 2:00 amSmall region of Russia and 7 moreAnadyr, Funafuti, Yaren, Tarawa, Majuro
Fri 3:00 amMuch of Australia and 6 moreMelbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Honiara
Fri 3:30 amSmall region of AustraliaAdelaide, Broken Hill, Ceduna
Fri 4:00 amQueensland/Australia and 6 moreBrisbane, Port Moresby, Hagåtña
Fri 4:30 amNorthern Territory/AustraliaDarwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek
Fri 5:00 amJapan, South Korea and 5 moreTokyo, Seoul, Pyongyang, Dili, Ngerulmud
Fri 5:15 amWestern Australia/AustraliaEucla
Fri 6:00 amChina, Philippines and 11 moreBeijing, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore
Fri 7:00 amMuch of Indonesia, Thailand and 7 moreJakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi, Phnom Penh
Fri 7:30 amMyanmar and Cocos IslandsYangon, Naypyidaw, Mandalay, Bantam
Fri 8:00 amBangladesh and 6 moreDhaka, Almaty, Bishkek, Thimphu
Fri 8:15 amNepalKathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Dharan
Fri 8:30 amIndia and Sri LankaNew Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore
Fri 9:00 amPakistan and 8 moreTashkent, Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi
Fri 9:30 amAfghanistanKabul, Kandahar, Mazari Sharif, Herat
Fri 10:00 amAzerbaijan and 8 moreDubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Port Louis
Fri 10:30 amIranTehran, Rasht, Esfahãn, Mashhad, Tabriz
Fri 11:00 amMoscow/Russia and 22 moreMoscow, Ankara, Baghdad, Nairobi
Fri 12:00 noonGreece and 31 moreCairo, Athens, Bucharest, Johannesburg
Fri 1:00 pmGermany and 45 moreBrussels, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Algiers
Fri 2:00 pmUnited Kingdom and 24 moreLondon, Dublin, Lisbon, Accra, Reykjavik
Fri 3:00 pmCabo Verde and 2 morePraia, Ponta Delgada, Ittoqqortoormiit
Fri 4:00 pmPernambuco/Brazil and South Georgia/Sandwich Is.King Edward Point, Fernando de Noronha
Fri 5:00 pmMost of Brazil, Argentina and 9 moreBuenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago
Fri 5:30 pmNewfoundland and Labrador/CanadaSt. John's, Mary's Harbour
Fri 6:00 pmSome regions of Canada and 28 moreCaracas, La Paz, San Juan, Santo Domingo
Fri 7:00 pmRegions of USA and 14 moreNew York, Washington DC, Detroit, Havana
Fri 8:00 pmRegions of USA and 9 moreMexico City, Chicago, Guatemala City
Fri 9:00 pmSome regions of USA and 2 moreCalgary, Denver, Edmonton, Phoenix
Fri 10:00 pmRegions of USA and 4 moreLos Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas
Fri 11:00 pmAlaska/USA and regions of French PolynesiaAnchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Unalaska
Fri 11:30 pmMarquesas Islands/French PolynesiaTaiohae
Sat 12:00 midnightSmall region of USA and 2 moreHonolulu, Rarotonga, Adak, Papeete
Sat 1:00 amAmerican Samoa and 2 moreAlofi, Midway, Pago Pago
Sat 2:00 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, 2021

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

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