Current time now in France Time Zone
Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules and schedule
France Time: Central European Time (CET)
Clock showing current time now in Central European Time Zone
Central European Standard Time = GMT+1
Central European Summer Time = GMT+2
Current rules in effect in EuropeEuropean clocks are now on:
- Standard Time began: Sunday 29 October 2017 01:00 GMT. Clocks went back one hour.
- Standard Time ends: Sunday 25 March 2018 01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour.
UK and Europe Clock Change Rules
What time zone is France in?
France is in the Central European Time Zone . Central European Standard Time ( CET ) is 1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).
Does France observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?
Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in France, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+2 ).
After the Summer months the time in France is shifted back by 1 hour to Central European Time (CET) or ( GMT+1 )