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IST – Israel Standard Time (Standard Time)

Asia: IST is currently not observed because locations are on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing IDT.

Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.

Time zone map of IST
No locations currently on IST.
Observes IST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +2).
No locations are currently on IST – Israel Standard Time.
Observes IST – Israel Standard Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as IST (UTC +2) but different time zone name.

Israel Standard Time (IST) is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Asia.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use IDT (Israel Daylight Time) in the summer.

Email Time Zone Indicator: +0200

An email sent from someone in the Israel Standard Time (IST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0200" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0200" does not have to be in Israel Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and When is IST Observed?

Asia

Asian countries using IST in the winter and IDT in the summer:

  • Israel

Other Time Zones in UTC +2

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


IST time now

Not currently used

12:29:17am

Friday, March 31, 2017

  • IST will be observed in Jerusalem starting from Oct 29, 2017 at 2:00 am
  • UTC Offset: UTC +2
  • 6 hours ahead of Washington DC
  • Most locations changed to IDT

IDT time now

1:29:17am

Friday, March 31, 2017

UTC Offset: UTC +3

Go to IDT


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Other time zones named IST

IST – Irish Standard Time
IST – India Standard Time

Example cities

Israel – Jerusalem (Winter)

Related time zones

IDT – Israel Daylight Time (Daylight Time)


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