AST – Arabia Standard Time (Standard Time)
Also known as: AST – Arabic Standard Time, AST – Al Manamah Standard Time
Caution: This is NOT the current local time in most locations in that time zone
Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.
Summer Time & DST
Email Time Zone Indicator: +0300
An email sent from someone in the Arabia Standard Time (AST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0300" does not have to be in Arabia Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and When is AST Observed?
Asian countries using AST all year:
- Saudi Arabia
Asian countries using AST in the winter and ADT in the summer:
Other Time Zones in UTC +3
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as AST, but can be found under a different name:
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America
AST time now
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Did you mean ADT?
- UTC Offset: UTC +3
- 7 hours ahead of Washington DC
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Other time zones named AST
Iraq – Baghdad (All Year)
Related time zones
ADT – Arabia Daylight Time (Daylight Time)