WEST – Western European Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)
Also known as: WEDT – Western European Daylight Time
Caution: This is NOT the current local time in most locations in that time zone
Africa: Only some locations are currently on WEST because most places in this time zone are currently on WET.
Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.
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: WET (Western European Time).
Email Time Zone Indicator: +0100
An email sent from someone in the Western European Summer Time (WEST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in Western European Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and When is WEST Observed?
European countries/territories using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter:
- Canary Islands (Spain)
- Faroe Islands
- Portugal (including Madeira)
African countries using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter:
- Western Sahara
Other Time Zones in UTC +1
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as WEST, but can be found under a different name:
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America
WEST time now
Monday, May 27, 2019
Did you mean WET?
- WEST will be observed in Lisbon until Oct 27, 2019 at 2:00 am
- WEST will be observed in Casablanca starting from Jun 9, 2019 at 2:00 am
- UTC Offset: UTC +1
- 5 hours ahead of Washington DC
Find current time and time zone by city
WESZ – Westeuropäische Sommerzeit (German)
Related time zones
WET – Western European Time (Standard Time)