Time in London, England, United Kingdom

Time in London
10:11:25 PM
Monday, 20 May 2024 (UTC+1 BST)
+5 hour(s) from Fairfield

Time zone

BST (British Summer Time (British Standard Time from Feb 1968 to Oct 1971))
UTC/GMT +1 hours

DST start

31 March 2024
Forward 1 hour

DST end

27 October 2024
Backward 1 hour

Difference

+5 hour(s)
from Fairfield
CityLondon
RegionEngland
CountryUnited Kingdom
Latitude51.5085
Longitude-0.12574
Population7,556,900 (2016)
LanguageEnglish, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
CurrencyGBP (Pound)

DST changes 2024

31 March 2024 — Daylight Saving TimeStart
Sunday, 31 March 2024, 01:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to

Sunday, 31 March 2024, 02:00 AM local daylight time instead

Time zone: GMT → BST
27 October 2024 — Daylight Saving TimeEnd
Sunday, 27 October 2024, 02:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to

Sunday, 27 October 2024, 01:00 AM local daylight time instead

Time zone: BST → GMT

Time zone

Current time zone: BST (British Summer Time (British Standard Time from Feb 1968 to Oct 1971)), UTC+1

The IANA (2024.1) time zone identifier: Europe/London


2024 Time Zones - London

GMT
UTC±0
BST
UTC+1
GMT
UTC±0
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Time Changes in Over the Years

YearDate & TimeTime zone AbbreviationTime ChangeOffset After
2023Sunday, 26 March, 01:00 AMGMT → BST+1 hour (DST start)UTC+1
Sunday, 29 October, 02:00 AMBST → GMT-1 hour (DST end)UTC±0
2024Sunday, 31 March, 01:00 AMGMT → BST+1 hour (DST start)UTC+1
Sunday, 27 October, 02:00 AMBST → GMT-1 hour (DST end)UTC±0
2025Sunday, 30 March, 01:00 AMGMT → BST+1 hour (DST start)UTC+1
Sunday, 26 October, 02:00 AMBST → GMT-1 hour (DST end)UTC±0
2026Sunday, 29 March, 01:00 AMGMT → BST+1 hour (DST start)UTC+1
Sunday, 25 October, 02:00 AMBST → GMT-1 hour (DST end)UTC±0

Time difference between London and other locations

Los Angeles-8
New York City-5
London0
Paris+1
Istanbul+2
Moscow+2
Dubai+3
Beijing+7
Singapore+7
Tokyo+8
Sun
Sunrise
5:00:38 AM
Sunset
8:53:31 PM

Day length: 15 hours, 52 minutes +2 m 42 sec

Solar Noon: 12:57:04 PM
The current local time in London is 57 m 4 sec ahead of apparent solar time.
Moon
Moonset
3:45 AM
Moon Phase
Waxing gibbous
Moonrise
5:56 PM
Ilumination
91%