The time in most of Brazil visited byforeign tourists is Brasília Time (BRT) which is 3 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-3 ). This is trueof Rio de Janeiro , São Paulo , Brasilia , Bahia, Minas Gerais etc.
Time in Brazil is determined at state level. Some stateson BRT adopt Summer Time ( BRST ), others do not.
Standard Time:BRT = GMT-3
Does not operate Daylight SavingTime
In populous Brazil Summer Time comes into effect during aperiod and districts determined annually. During the period ofDaylight Saving Time, Brazil's clocks go forward one hour in most of theBrazilian southeast.