Time in Cape Town Western Cape South Africa 24-Hour Clock and 12-Hour Clock

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The timezone for Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa is SAST (South Africa Standard Time or Africa/Johannesburg)

  • The Cape Town timezone is 2 hour(s) ahead UTC.
  • Currently, Cape Town does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).
  • The current date in Cape Town is May 20, 2024.
  • The currency of South Africa is the Rand (ZAR).
  • The international dialing code to call South Africa is +27.

DST means 'Daylight Saving Time'. The Daylight Saving Time has been in use in some countries like United States, Canada, Brazil, Australia and also in Europe. Its goal is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in the Spring and backward in the Fall. In Europe, Daylight Saving Time is known as 'Summer Time'. The correct spelling is Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time.

* The reference time is our web server time. We suppose it is very accurate for most purposes, but we cannot guarantee its exactness.