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Brasilia Time Zone - BRT

 

The current time and date right now

7:26:11 PM
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

UTC/GMT is 22:26 on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Brasilia Time or BRT has a UTC offset of - 3:00. This means that the time zone is 3 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time. The time zone is primarily observed by Brazilian states in South America during the winter months when Daylight Saving is inactive. As soon as Daylight Saving starts – during the summer – some affected areas switch to Brasilia Summer Time or BRST.

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

  • Brasilia Time (BRT)

  • Brazil Time (BT)

  • Brazilian Time (BT)

Locations in Brasilia Time Zone

  • This time zone is active in:

  • South America (Brazil)

    • Distrito Federal and Brasilia

    • Espirito Santo and Vitoria

    • Goias and Goiania

    • Minas Gerais and Belo Horizonte

    • Rio Grande do Sul and Porto Alegre

    • Rio de Janeiro

    • Santa Catarina and Criciuma

    • Sao Paulo

The following Brazilian states remain on Brasilia Time all year long:

  • Alagoas and Maceio

  • Amapa and Macapa

  • Bahia and Salvador

  • Ceara and Fortaleza

  • Maranhao and Sao Luis

  • Paraiba and Jaeo Pessoa

  • Para and Belem

  • Pernambuco and Recife

  • Piaui and Teresina

  • Rio Grande do Norte and Natal

  • Sergipe and Aracaju

  • Tocantins and Palmas

Other time zones that use the same UTC - 3:00 offset are:

  • Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT)

  • Amazon Summer Time (AMST)

  • Argentina Time (ART)

  • Chile Summer Time (CLST)

  • Chile Standard Time (CLT)

  • Falkland Islands Summer Time (FKST)

  • French Guiana Time (GFT)

  • Papa Time Zone (P)

  • Pierre & Miquelon Standard Time (PMST)

  • Paraguay Summer Time (PYST)

  • Rothera Time (ROTT)

  • Suriname Time (SRT)

  • Uruguay Time (UYT)

  • Western Argentine Summer Time (WARST)

  • West Greenland Time (WGT)

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