BST – British Summer Time / British Daylight Time (Daylight Saving Time)
Also known as: BDT – British Daylight Time, BDST – British Daylight Saving Time
This time zone is often called British Summer Time.
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?
European countries/territories using BST in the summer and GMT in the winter:
- Isle of Man
- United Kingdom - main islands
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:
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America
BST time now
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
United Kingdom – London (Summer)