Eastern European Summer Time

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Time in the Middle East
    UTC+02:00 Eastern European Time
    UTC+02:00

UTC+03:00
Eastern European Time /
Israel Standard Time
Eastern European Summer Time /
Israel Summer (Daylight) Time
    UTC+03:00 Arabia Standard Time
    UTC+03:30
UTC+04:30
Iran Standard Time
Iran Daylight Time
    UTC+04:00 Gulf Standard Time
Light colors indicate where standard time is observed all year; dark colors indicate where daylight savings is observed.

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. It is used as a summer daylight saving time in some European, North African, and Middle Eastern countries, which makes it the same as Arabia Standard Time, East Africa Time and Moscow Time. During the winter periods, Eastern European Time (UTC+2) is used.

Since 1996 European Summer Time has been observed from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October; previously the rules were not uniform across the European Union.[1]

Usage[edit]

The following countries and territories use Eastern European Summer Time during the summer:

In one year 1991 EEST was used also in Moscow and Samara time zones of Russia.

Colour Legal time vs local mean time
1 h ± 30 m behind
0 h ± 30 m
1 h ± 30 m ahead
2 h ± 30 m ahead
3 h ± 30 m ahead
European summer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph Myers (2009-07-17). "History of legal time in Britain". Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  2. ^ Ukraine to return to standard time on Oct. 30 (updated), Kyiv Post (October 18, 2011)