United Kingdom Time Now

United Kingdom Time Now






United Kingdom uses the British Summer Time (BST) which is one hour ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time (+01:00). Some of the major cities in the UK include London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. All these cities are in the Western European Time Zone (WET).

The Daylight Saving Time (DST) is being observed in the United Kingdom and mostly referred to as the "British Summer Time". This is when clocks are ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time by one hour (UTC +01:00).  The clocks are 0 hours ahead of the UTC and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +0) when operating at the standard time.

The time zone identifier for London, UK is described in the IANA database as Europe/ London. The Sunrise in London begins at 05:10 and sets at 21:04. The day length is 15 hours and 55 minutes with the solar noon observed at 13:07.

The current local time in London is ahead of the apparent solar time by 67 minutes. You can always use the time zone converter to determine the difference in time between the major cities in the United Kingdom and your country of origin. They are used mostly when you are planning on an international trip.