The Democratic Republic of the Congo observes UTC+01:00 (West Africa Time) and UTC+02:00 (Central Africa Time).It does not observe DST. It is the only country in Africa to use more than one time zone.
The IANA time zone database contains two zone for the country. The columns marked * contain the data from the file zone.tab of the database.
|coordinates*||TZ*||comments*||Standard time||Summer time||Notes|
|-0419+1519||Africa/Kinshasa||Western DRC(Kinshasa, Boende, Zongo)||UTC+01:00||not observed||-|
|-1140+2728||Africa/Lubumbashi||Eastern DRC(Kindu, Bukama, Lubumbashi)||UTC+02:00||-|
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometimes referred to as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time during the other part of the year. It corresponds to UTC+02:00, which makes it the same as Eastern European Time, Central Africa Time, South African Standard Time, Egypt Standard Time and Kaliningrad Time in Russia.
Moscow Time is the time zone for the city of Moscow, Russia, and most of western Russia, including Saint Petersburg. It is the second-westernmost of the eleven time zones of Russia. It has been set to UTC+03:00 without DST since 26 October 2014; before that date it had been set to UTC+04:00 year-round on 27 March 2011.
UTC+01:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +01:00. In ISO 8601, the associated time would be written as 2019-02-07T23:28:34+01:00. This time is used in:
UTC+02:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +02:00. In ISO 8601, the associated time would be written as 2020-11-08T23:41:45+02:00. This time is used in:
Time in Brazil is calculated using standard time, and the country is divided into four standard time zones: UTC−02:00, UTC−03:00, UTC−04:00 and UTC−05:00.
UTC±00:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +00:00. In ISO 8601, an example of the associated time would be written as 2019-02-07T23:28:34+00:00. It is also known by the following geographical or historical names:
The time zone in Germany is Central European Time and Central European Summer Time. Daylight saving time is observed from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October. The doubled hour during the switch back to standard time is named 2A and 2B.
Central Africa Time or CAT, is a time zone used in central and southern Africa. Central Africa Time is two hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+02:00), which is the same as the adjacent South Africa Standard Time, Egypt Standard Time, Eastern European Time, Kaliningrad Time and Central European Summer Time.
West Africa Time, or WAT, is a time zone used in west-central Africa. West Africa Time is one hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+01:00), which aligns it with Central European Time (CET) during winter, and Western European Summer Time (WEST) / British Summer Time (BST) during summer.
The only African country and regions that use daylight saving time are:
Portugal has two time zones and observes daylight saving time. Continental Portugal and Madeira use UTC+00:00, while the Azores use UTC–01:00. Daylight saving time is observed nationwide from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October, so that every year, continental Portugal and Madeira temporarily use UTC+01:00, and the Azores temporarily use UTC+00:00.
The western African country Ghana observes a single time zone, denoted as Greenwich Mean Time. Ghana shares this time zone with several other countries, including fourteen in western Africa where it was formerly known as Western Sahara Standard Time (WSST). Ghana does not have an associated daylight saving time (DST). It previously observed DST as the erstwhile Gold Coast under British rule between 1919 and 1942, and 1950 and 1956.
Time in Libya is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Eastern European Time. The zone is also known as Central Africa Time (CAT). Libya has observed EET since 5 November 2012, after it was announced in 2013 that Libya would be on permeant daylight saving time. Libya previously observed several different time zones as standard time and daylight saving time.
Time in Sudan is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time. Sudan has observed CAT since 1 November 2017. Sudan has not observed daylight saving time since 14 October 1985.
Time in South Sudan is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time. South Sudan has observed CAT since 1 February 2021. The country does not have an associated daylight saving time.
Time in Rwanda is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time. Rwanda has never observed daylight saving time.
Time in Zambia is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time. Zambia has never observed daylight saving time. Zambia, as North-Eastern Rhodesia, has observed CAT since 1903.
Time in Zimbabwe is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time. Zimbabwe has never observed daylight saving time. Zimbabwe, as Southern Rhodesia, has observed CAT since 1903.
Africa, the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, spans across six different time zone offsets from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC): UTC−01:00 to UTC+04:00. As Africa straddles the equator and tropics, there is little change in daylight hours throughout the year and as such daylight saving time is currently observed in only one country, Morocco, however it was also previously observed in several other countries.
Time in Burundi is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time. Burundi does not observe daylight saving time.