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

Buenos AiresLa PazBrasiliaSantiagoBogotaQuitoAsuncionLimaParamariboMontevideoCaracasGMT

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


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