Time in Malta

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Local Time in Malta

Various questions that we have been asked many times...

What is the time in Malta?

When does daylight saving time starts?

What is the time difference with England, Spain, New York… We answer these questions here.

All the Maltese islands are on one time zone and is part of the Central European Time 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT/UTC; Coordinated Universal Time).

During the Day Saving Time DST, or also known as summer time, which starts in March and ends in October, the Central European Time is 2 hours ahead of the GMT/UTC.


Time in Different Countries

Time difference in other major cities compared to Malta.

What is the current local time in Valletta, Malta?

The time in Malta as it is now is shown in the first left side clock.

Malta Time

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London Time

Sydney Time

Beijing Time

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Quick Questions and Answers

What GMT is Malta? – GMT +1 which means that the standard time is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

What is the time zone for Malta? – UTC +1

Other people would ask. What is the time band in Malta? – UTC +1

What is the Valletta Malta time zone?  Since Malta is small the time zone is all the same for all the Maltese archipelago.

What is summer time in Malta compared to England? Malta is GMT/UTC +2 during Daylight Saving Time.

What does CET means? - It is the Central European Time which incorporates a number of countries in the European region.

For those who wish to understand more certain meanings...

What does UTC stand for?

Before 1972 it was called the Greenwich Mean Time in short GMT. Now it is called the Universal Time coordinated in short UTC. It is also called the Coordinated Universal Time.

What is the difference between GMT and UTC?

The GMT is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, London United Kingdom, while UTC is a time standard commonly used around the world where these countries have agreed to keep their time scales closely synchronized together.


Summer Time in Malta

DST means Day Time Saving time

All EU countries who adopt the DST have all starting and ending dates the same.

The starting date is always the last Sunday of March moving the clock time by 1 hour at 2:00.

The last day is the last Sunday of October moving the clock one hour backwards at 3:00.

Day Time Saving is also called Spring Forward and Summer Time.

The Malta time changes every March and October of each year like the majority of countries. The exact dates are shown below.

Day

Month

Year

Time Change

Start

25th
31st
29th
28th
27th

March
March
March
March
March

2018
2019
2020
2021
2022

1 Hour Forward
1 Hour Forward
1 Hour Forward
1 Hour Forward
1 Hour Forward

End

28th
27th
25th
31st
30th

October
October
October
October
October

2018
2019
2020
2021
2022

1 Hour Back
1 Hour Back
1 Hour Back
1 Hour Back
1 Hour Back

- HF - Hour Forward
- HB - Hour Back

Day

Month

Year

Time Change

25th
31st
29th
28th
27th

March
March
March
March
March

2018
2019
2020
2021
2022

1 HF
1 HF
1 HF
1 HF
1 HF

28th
27th
25th
31st
30th

October
October
October
October
October

2018
2019
2020
2021
2022

1 HB
1 HB
1 HB
1 HB
1 HB

Time in Malta is similar to most European Union countries.

It is same as that of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

Few countries are one hour backwards: Portugal, Ireland and United Kingdom.

The countries with one hours forward are Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Lithuania and Romania.

The following list shows all the European countries and other for Malta GMT time zone. 


Country

- Austria
- Belgium
- Bulgaria
- Croatia
- Cyprus
- Northern Cyprus
- Czech Republic
- Denmark
- Estonia
- Finland
- France
- Germany
- Greece
- Hungary
- Italy
- Ireland
- Latvia
- Lithuania
- Luxemborg
- Malta

GMT

+1
+1
+2
+1
+2
+2
+1
+1
+2
+2
+1
+1
+2
+1
+1
+0
+1
+2
+1
+1

DST

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Country

- Netherlands
- Poland
- Portugal
- Romania
- Slovakia
- Slovenia
- Spain
- Sweden
- United Kingdom

Other Countries

- Moscow
- San Marino
- Switzerland
- Turkey
- Ukraine
- Albania
- Andorra
- Belarus
- New York

GMT

+1
+1
+0
+2
+1
+1
+1
+1
+0


+3
+1
+1
+3
+2
+1
+1
+3
-5

DST

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes


No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

*NC - Northern Cyprus
**CR - Czech Republic

Country

- Austria
- Belgium
- Bulgaria
- Croatia
- Cyprus
- NC*
- CR**
- Denmark
- Estonia
- Finland
- France
- Germany
- Greece
- Hungary
- Italy
- Ireland
- Latvia
- Lithuania
- Luxembourg
- Malta
- Netherlands
- Poland
- Portugal
- Romania
- Slovakia
- Slovenia
- Spain
- Sweden
- UK

GMT

+1
+1
+2
+1
+2
+2
+1
+1
+2
+2
+1
+1
+2
+1
+1
+0
+1
+2
+1
+1
+1
+1
+0
+2
+1
+1
+1
+1
+0

DST

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Other Countries

- Moscow
- San Marino
- Switzerland
- Turkey
- Ukraine
- Albania
- Andorra
- Belarus
- New York


+3
+1
+1
+3
+2
+1
+1
+3
-5


No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes


Daylight Hours for each Month

Sunrise and sunset times in Malta for each month of the year.

Month

- 01st January
- 31st January
- 01st February
- 28th February
- 01st March
- 31st March

Sunrise

07:12
07:03
07:02
06:33
06:32
06:49

Sunset

16:59
17:58
17:29
17:56
17:56
19:22

Daylight

09 Hrs 46 Min
10 Hrs 24 Min
10 Hrs 26 Min
11 Hrs 22 Min
11 Hrs 24 Min
12 Hrs 33 Min


- 01st April
- 30th April
- 01st May
- 31st May
- 01st June*
- 30th June*

06:48
06:10
06:09
05:47
05:46
05:48

19:23
19:48
19:48
20:12
20:13
20:22

12 Hrs 35 Min
13 Hrs 37 Min
13 Hrs 39 Min
14 Hrs 25 Min
14 Hrs 26 Min
14 Hrs 33 Min


- 01st July
- 31st July
- 01st August
- 31st August
- 01st September
- 30th September

05:49
06:08
06:09
06:33
06:33
06:56

20:22
20:07
20:06
19:30
19:29
18:47

14 Hrs 33 Min
13 Hrs 58 Min
13 Hrs 56 Min
12 Hrs 57 Min
12 Hrs 55 Min
11 Hrs 50 Min


- 01st October
- 31st October
- 01st November
- 30th November
- 01st December**
- 31st December**

06:56
06:23
06:24
06:52
06:53
07:12

18:45
17:07
17:06
16:48
16:48
16:58

11 Hrs 48 Min
10 Hrs 43 Min
10 Hrs 41 Min
09 Hrs 55 Min
09 Hrs 54 Min
09 Hrs 46 Min

* 21st June longest day

** 21st December shortest day

Month

- 01st Jan
- 31st Jan
- 01st Feb
- 28th Feb
- 01st Mar
- 31st Mar

Sunrise

07:12
07:03
07:02
06:33
06:32
06:49

Sunset

16:59
17:58
17:29
17:56
17:56
19:22

Daylight

09 Hrs 46 Min
10 Hrs 24 Min
10 Hrs 26 Min
11 Hrs 22 Min
11 Hrs 24 Min
12 Hrs 33 Min


- 01st Apr
- 30th Apr
- 01st May
- 31st May
- 01st Jun*
- 30th Jun*

06:48
06:10
06:09
05:47
05:46
05:48

19:23
19:48
19:48
20:12
20:13
20:22

12 Hrs 35 Min
13 Hrs 37 Min
13 Hrs 39 Min
14 Hrs 25 Min
14 Hrs 26 Min
14 Hrs 33 Min


- 01st July
- 31st July
- 01st Aug
- 31st Aug
- 01st Sep
- 30th Sep

05:49
06:08
06:09
06:33
06:33
06:56

20:22
20:07
20:06
19:30
19:29
18:47

14 Hrs 33 Min
13 Hrs 58 Min
13 Hrs 56 Min
12 Hrs 57 Min
12 Hrs 55 Min
11 Hrs 50 Min


- 01st Oct
- 31st Oct
- 01st Nov
- 30th Nov
- 01st Dec**
- 31st Dec**

06:56
06:23
06:24
06:52
06:53
07:12

18:45
17:07
17:06
16:48
16:48
16:58

11 Hrs 48 Min
10 Hrs 43 Min
10 Hrs 41 Min
09 Hrs 55 Min
09 Hrs 54 Min
09 Hrs 46 Min

* 21st June longest day

** 21st December shortest day

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