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WAT – West Africa Time (Standard Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

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

West Africa Time (WAT) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Africa.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use WAST (West Africa Summer Time) in the summer.

Where and When is WAT Observed?

Africa

African countries using WAT in the winter and WAST in the summer:

African countries using WAT all year:

Other Time Zones in UTC +1

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