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Western European Summer Time Zone - WEST

 

The current time and date right now

4:35:47 PM
Saturday, November 18, 2017

UTC/GMT is 15:35 on Saturday, November 18, 2017

Western European Summer Time is one hour ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time standard, written as an offset of UTC + 1:00. That means to find the standard time in the zone you must add one hour to Coordinated Universal Time.

Territories observing the time zone are primarily in Europe and Africa.

Depending on where the time zone is being referenced, it may be called one of these additional names:

  • Western European Daylight Time or WEDT

  • Westeuropäische Sommerzeit or WESZ (in German)

In many of the areas where this time zone is used, during fall to winter months Western European Time (WET) is observed, and then during Daylight Saving (spring to summer months) Western European Summer Time or WEST is used.

Locations in Western European Summer Time Zone

The following areas are included in the time zone:

  • Europe

    • Canary Islands in Spain

    • Faroe Islands

    • Portugal and Madeira

  • Africa

    • Morocco

    • Western Sahara

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