Timezones and time changes in the AntarcticaThere are 9 different timezones in the Antarctica. 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 relative to UTC, the "Universal Time Coordinated".
In the Antarctica, there is a time difference of up to 15 hours between the east and the west. Like in most parts of the USA, there is a distinction in the Antarctica drawn between standard time and daylight saving time (also called winter time and summer time), but this distinction is not nationwide.
The next clock change in Vostok will be on March 26th, 2023 at 6:00 to daylight saving time. The clocks are then set one hour forward.
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Current time in Vostok:
Timezones by region
|Region||UTC||Standard time||Daylight saving time|
|Casey||+11||Casey Time (CAST)||none|
|Davis||+7||Davis Time (DAVT)||none|
|DumontDUrville||+10||Dumont-d'Urville Time (DDUT)||none|
|Macquarie||+10||Dumont-d'Urville Time (DDUT)||Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)|
|Mawson||+5||Mawson Time (MAWT)||none|
|McMurdo||+12||New Zealand Standard Time (NZST)||New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT)|
|Palmer||-3||Argentina Time (ART)||discontinued 2016|
|Rothera||-3||Argentina Time (ART)||none|
|Syowa||+3||New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT)||none|
|Troll||+0||Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)||Central European Summertime (CEST)|
|Vostok||+6||Vostok Time (VOST)||none|
The next clock changes in Vostok
|Oct 30, 2022||8:00 am||1 hour forward to winter time|
|Mar 26, 2023||6:00 am||+1 hour to daylight saving time|
|Oct 29, 2023||8:00 am||1 hour forward to winter time|
|Mar 31, 2024||6:00 am||+1 hour to daylight saving time|
|Oct 27, 2024||8:00 am||1 hour forward to winter time|
|Mar 30, 2025||6:00 am||+1 hour to daylight saving time|
|Oct 26, 2025||8:00 am||1 hour forward to winter time|
|Mar 29, 2026||6:00 am||+1 hour to daylight saving time|
|Oct 25, 2026||8:00 am||1 hour forward to winter time|
Changes in Daylight Saving TimesIn Palmer Daylight Saving Time has been observed since 1964 until 12/04/2016.
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