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