Timezones in China

There are several timezones in China. Countries with a large distance from West to East are often devided into two or more timezones to adjust daytimes to the position of the sun. Timezones are always computed relatively to UTC, the "Universal Time Coordinated".

In China exists a time difference of up to 2 hours between the East and the West. China has no time difference between summer and winter. A daylight saving time doesn't exist.

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Timezones by region

RegionTimezoneDaylight saving timeUTCCurrent time
ShanghaiChina Standard Time (CST)no+8Mar 19, 12:33 pm
UrumqiXinjiang Time (XJT)no+6Mar 19, 10:33 am

Changes in Daylight Saving Times

In Shanghai Daylight Saving Time has been observed since 1940 until 09/14/1991.

All countries with Daylight Saving Time