WAT – West Africa Time (Standard Time)
Africa: Most locations are on WAT, but a few locations are still observing WAST.
Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.
Summer Time & DST
Email Time Zone Indicator: +0100
An email sent from someone in the West Africa Time (WAT) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in West Africa Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and When is WAT Observed?
African countries using WAT in the winter and WAST in the summer:
African countries using WAT all year:
- Central African Republic
- Congo Dem. Republic - Western region
- Equatorial Guinea
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:
WAT time now
Sunday, March 26, 2017
- WAT will be observed in Windhoek starting from Apr 2, 2017 at 2:00 am
- UTC Offset: UTC +1
- 5 hours ahead of Washington DC
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Related time zones
WAST – West Africa Summer Time (Daylight Time)
Time Zone Map with DST
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America