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British Summer Time Zone - BST

 

The current time and date right now

1:04:40 AM
Saturday, June 24, 2017

UTC/GMT is 00:04 on Saturday, June 24, 2017

British Summer Time or BST has a UTC offset of + 1:00. This means that the time zone is 1 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. The time zone is primarily observed by territories in Europe during the summer months when Daylight Saving is active. As soon as Daylight Saving ends – during the winter – some affected areas switch to Greenwich Mean Time or GMT.

It is important to note that this time zone has several labels:

  • British Summer Time (BST)

  • British Daylight Time (BDT)

  • British Daylight Saving Time (BDST)

Locations in British Summer Time Zone

This time zone is active in:

  • Europe

    • Isle of Man

    • United Kingdom on the main islands

Other time zones that use the same UTC + 1:00 offset are:

  • Alpha Time Zone (A)

  • Central European Time (CET)

  • Irish Standard Time (IST)

  • West Africa Time (WAT)

  • Western European Summer Time (WEST)

  • Western Sahara Summer Time (WST)

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