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South America time zones

Current time in capital cities

GMT/UTC offsets and time zone abbreviations

View clocks showing current time in capital cities of South American countries and the GMT clock

Time differences or offsets between various time zones in South America and GMT/UTC range from 2 to 5 hours, and, as they are all east of the Prime Meridian or longitude zero, the offset has minus sign in front of it.

Some South American countries do not observe DST, scroll down for a table of time zone abbreviations and offsets,for each country and territory.

GMT/UTC offsets for South America time zones

TZ abbr Country / territory STANDARD DST
ART Argentina GMT-3 NO DST
BOT Bolivia GMT-4 NO DST
BRT/BRST Brazil - Brasilia Time GMT-3 GMT-2
AMT/AMST Brazil - Amazon Time GMT-4 GMT-3
ACT Brazil - Acre Time GMT-5 NO DST
FNT Brazil - Fernando de Nororonha GMT-2 NO DST
CLT/CLST Chile GMT-4 GMT-3
EAST/EASST Chile, Easter Island GMT-6 GMT-5
COT Colombia GMT-4 NO DST
ECT Ecuador GMT-5 NO DST
PYT/PYST Paraguay GMT-4 GMT-3
PET Peru GMT-5 NO DST
SRT Suriname GMT-3 NO DST
UYT/UYST Uruguay GMT-3 GMT-2
VET Venezuela GMT-4 NO DST
FKT/FKST Falkland Islands GMT-4 GMT-3
GYT Guyana GMT-4 NO DST
GFT French Guiana GMT-3 NO DST
SRT South Georgia and Sandwich Islands GMT-2 NO DST
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