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