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Timezone and DST in Italy

Timezones are always computed by their difference to UTC, the "Universal Time Coordinated". In Italy there is only a single tonezone at UTC+1. For example, New York is currently at UTC-5 in Eastern Time, so the time difference between New York and Italy is 6 hours.

They have a nationwide clock change from standard time to daylight saving time, where the clocks are switched forward by one hour in summer.

The next clock change in Italy will be on March 26th, 2023 at 2:00 to daylight saving time. The clocks are then set one hour forward.


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Current time in all regions of Italy:
00:00
January 2023

Only 1 nationwide time zone

UTC+1
Standard time:Central European Time (CET)
Daylight saving time:Central European Summertime (CEST)


Italy has an east-west extension of 11.4 degrees of longitude. Given the country's location in Southern Europe, this corresponds to about 960 kilometers. With this still relatively small extension, the course of the sun is only slightly different at various positions in the country. The position of the sun in the west of the country differs from that in the east by only about 46 minutes. This means the sun rises and sets 46 minutes later in the west than in the east.
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The next clock changes in Italy

DateLocal timeChange
Oct 30, 20223:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 26, 20232:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 29, 20233:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 31, 20242:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 27, 20243:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 30, 20252:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 26, 20253:00 am-1 hour to standard time
Mar 29, 20262:00 am+1 hour to daylight saving time
Oct 25, 20263:00 am-1 hour to standard time

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Italy: Public HolidaysPublic holidays in Italy 2023-2027Statutory and inofficial holidays in Italy for 2023 to 2027