CET time

Current time and countries in the CET (Central European Time) time zone

Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules



Current daylight saving dates for Europe

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

  • Daylight Saving Time began: Sunday 29 March 2020  01:00 GMT. Clocks went forward one hour.
  • Daylight Saving Time ends: Sunday 25 October 2020  01:00 GMT. Clocks go back one hour.

UK and Europe Clock Change Rules


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Countries and territories using CET

  • Central European Standard Time (abbreviated as CET) is 1 hour ahead of GMT. The GMT/UTC offset is GMT plus one hour
  • EU Time Zone abbreviations: CET, MEZ (Mitteleuropäische Zeit)
  • Like most of Europe, Daylight Saving Time (DST) or Summer Time is observed in CET, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour. The time difference becomes GMT plus 2 hours
  • EU Summer Time Zone abbreviations: CEST (Central European Summer Time), CEDT (Central European Daylight Time), MESZ (Mitteleuropäische Sommerzeit)

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