Current Local Time in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa is 03:17:13

South African Standard Time-SAST

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Cape Town Time Zone

Cape Town Time ZoneSouth African Standard Time
Time Zone AbbreviationSAST
UTC Offset for South African Standard TimeUTC+02 Hours
Is SAST a Standard Time Zone?Yes
Current Local Time in Cape Town 2018-12-15 03:17:13

Calendar Today

Day of the weekSaturday
Month of the yearDecember
Number of days in this month31
Day of the year348
Week of the year50
Number of Seconds from Epoch1544836633 Seconds
Is the year 2018 a Leap Year?No
Which century we are in?21st Century
Current Millennium3rd millennium
Calendar Type Gregorian Calendar
Date Format followed in Cape Townmonth - date - year

Twilights in Cape Town today

Civil Twilight Start Time2018-12-15 05:01:21
Civil Twilight End Time2018-12-15 20:23:35
Nautical Twilight Start Time2018-12-15 04:25:32
Nautical Twilight End Time2018-12-15 20:59:26
Astronomical Twilight Start Time2018-12-15 03:46:19
Astronomical Twilight End Time2018-12-15 21:38:42

Cape Town: Moon Phases

New moon day2019-01-06 03:29:11
Full moon day2018-12-22 19:49:35
First Quarter of Moon2018-12-15 13:50:16
Last Quarter of Moon2018-12-29 11:35:19

Daylight Saving in Cape Town

Is Daylight Saving Time active in Cape Town?No
Cape Town Summer Time ZoneSAST
Cape Town Winter Time ZoneSAST
Daylight Time Start DateDaylight Saving Time is not observed in Cape Town, South Africa
Daylight Time End DateDaylight Saving Time is not observed in Cape Town, South Africa
UTC Offset for DSTUTC+02 Hours
UTC Offset during winterUTC+02 Hours

Cape Town Weather update today

Current Temperature in Cape Town18 Degree Celcius
Atmospheric Pressure in Cape Town1020 hPa
Cape Town Humidity Percentage68%
Wind Speed in Cape Town7.7 Miles Per Hour
Wind Direction in Cape Town180 Degrees
Ultraviolet Index (UV Index)114.56

Cape Town: Sunrise Time & Sunset Time

Sunrise Time in Cape Town2018-12-15 05:30:09
Sunset Time Today in Cape Town2018-12-15 19:54:46
Noon Time in Cape Town2018-12-15 12:42:24
Duration of the daytime today in Cape Town14 Hours-24 Minutes -37 Seconds

Cape Town: Moonrise Time & Moonset Time

Moonrise Time Today in Cape Town2018-12-15 12:33:23
Moonset Time Today in Cape Town2018-12-15 00:55:08

About Cape Town

Name of the CityCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Two Letter Country code of South Africa (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)ZA
Three letter Country code of South Africa (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)ZAF
Cape Town Latitude-33.93
Cape Town Longitude
18.42
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World Clock - Cape Town, a Descriptive Guide

Cape Town is a city in the country of South Africa, that lies in Longitude 18.42 and Latitude -33.93. Cape Town lies in the time zone South African Standard Time.

A Time Zone is a Geographical Area that follows the same time in all the points including Cities, Towns inside that geographical area.

Cape Town has an UTC Offset/GMT Offset of UTC+2:00.

UTC Offset is the time difference between the time at particular place and the UTC - Coordinated Universal Time.

Our Cape Town time zone converter helps you to convert Cape Town time, to local time in other time zones.

There is a also a generic Time Zone Converter, which converts from any Time Zone to any other Time zone including Cape Town time.

Daylight Saving Time in Cape Town

In Several countries, During Summer to get more sunlight in the evening times the clock is advanced by 1 hour.

During Winter the clocks are again reversed back by one hour. Daylight Saving Time promotes more activity in the evening and is beneficial especially for the working community. Daylight saving time(DST) is also called as Summer Time in several parts of the world.

Cape Town does not follow daylight saving time.

Cape Town has a population of 3433441 people.

To dial to Cape Town, South Africa please refer to our Calling Codes Guide


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