Time in Hungary

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Hungary is in the Central European Time (CET) zone, which is one hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Hungary observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Daylight saving time[edit]

Daylight saving time was introduced in Hungary first in 1916 and it was observed until 1919. After that DST was in use between 1941–1949 and 1954-1957. DST has been in use again since 1980.[1]


IANA time zone database[edit]

The IANA time zone database contains one zone for Hungary in the file zone.tab, which is named Europe/Budapest.