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Time in Germany

What time is it in Germany?

Current Time in Germany

Berlin, Deutschland

This is the local time in Germany now

Basic German Lesson 1 and 2

The Time System in Germany

We Germans use the 24-hour system. If you see an hour greater than 12 just subtract 12 to get the p.m. time.

For example: 14:00 Uhr 

It’s 2pm. (14 – 12 = 2)

What is Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight Saving Time (DST) also called „Sommerzeit“ in Germany (summer time) is a seasonal time change so that evening daylight lasts longer. The clocks are set forward one hour in the spring and backward one hour in the autumn.

On Sunday 26 March 2017 the clock was put forward one hour.

On Sunday 29 October 2017 the clock will be set back. The German time will then match the Central European Time (CET) or (GMT+1) again.

How many time zones has Germany?

Germany has only 1 time zone. Germany is GMT/UTC + 2 hours during Daylight Saving Time and GMT/UTC + 1 hour during Standard Time.

About to come to Germany?

Are you about to come to Germany or want to make a phone call to Germany? Are you preparing for an online meeting? Or maybe you just want to know what time it is in Germany right now. Bookmark this page and you will always know what time it is in Germany.

Telling time in German

If you want to learn how to tell the time in German, have a look at this page: Telling time in German.

Es ist nicht zu wenig Zeit, die wir haben, sondern es ist zu viel Zeit, die wir nicht nutzen.

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The clock was generated by:  © Zeitzonenrechner.


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