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BST – British Summer Time / British Daylight Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: BDT – British Daylight Time, BDST – British Daylight Saving Time

Time zone map of BST
Currently observing BST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +1).
Currently observing BST – British Summer Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as BST (UTC +1) but different time zone name.

British Summer Time (BST) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a Daylight Saving Time time zone and is used in: Europe.

This time zone is often called British Summer Time.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

Email Time Zone Indicator: +0100

An email sent from someone in the British Summer Time (BST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in British Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and When is BST Observed?

Europe

European countries/territories using BST in the summer and GMT in the winter:

  • Guernsey
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • United Kingdom - main islands Show

    England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Other Time Zones in UTC +1

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as BST, but can be found under a different name:


BST time now

3:18:23pm

Monday, May 27, 2019

  • BST will be observed in London until Oct 27, 2019 at 2:00 am
  • UTC Offset: UTC +1
  • 5 hours ahead of Washington DC

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Other time zones named BST

BST – Bangladesh Standard Time
BST – Bougainville Standard Time

Example cities

United Kingdom – London (Summer)

Related time zones

GMT – Greenwich Mean Time (Standard Time)
IST – Irish Standard Time (Summer Time - Ireland)


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