Time in Sweden

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Time in Sweden
Time zoneCentral European Time
UTC offsetUTC+01:00
Time notation24-hour clock
Daylight saving time
NameCentral European Summer Time
UTC offsetUTC+02:00
StartLast Sunday in March (02:00 CET)
EndLast Sunday in October (03:00 CEST)
tz database

In Sweden, the standard time is Central European Time (CET; UTC+01:00).[1] Daylight saving time is observed from the last Sunday in March (02:00 CET) to the last Sunday in October (03:00 CEST).[2] Sweden adopted CET in 1900.[3]

Time notation[edit]

Times are written with the 24-hour clock, with full stops as separators (although colons are sometimes used instead of full stops).[citation needed]

IANA time zone database[edit]

In the IANA time zone database, Sweden is given Europe/Stockholm.[4]

c.c.* coordinates* TZ* Comments UTC offset DST
SE +5920+01803 Europe/Stockholm +01:00 +02:00

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Time in Sweden. TimeAndDate.com. Retrieved 24 April 2021.
  2. ^ Sweden at The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved 24 April 2021.
  3. ^ Time Zone & Clock Changes in Stockholm, Sweden. TimeAndDate.com. Retrieved 24 April 2021.
  4. ^ Europe (2020 edition) at the tz database. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Retrieved 20 May 2021.

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