Greenland Time Zone - Greenland Current Time - Daylight Saving Time

Current Local Time

Greenland uses four time zones. The capital of Greenland, Nuuk (Godthab) is GMT -3. Most of Greenland is GMT -3.

The Current Time in
Nuuk Greenland is:


Nuuk Greenland is
Standard Time

UTC/GMT - 2h
Summer Time
(Daylight Saving Time)

Greenland time zone map

Greenland Local Time Details

Time Zone

West Greenland Time - is abbreviated as WGT
West Greeland Summer Time - is abbreviated as WGST


Nuuk, Greenland is GMT/UTC - 3h during Standard Time
Nuuk, Greenland is GMT/UTC - 2h during Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving
Time Usage

Daylight Saving Time or Summer Time is used in Greenland, except in Danmarkshavn and Pituffik. In places observing Daylight Saving Time it begins on the last Sunday in March at 1:00 am UTC and ends on the last Sunday in October at 1:00 am UTC. Greenland uses the same daylight saving time rules as the rest of Europe.

Western Greenland which includes Qaanaaq, formerly Thule, uses GMT - 4 and observes daylight saving time at which time they are GMT-3.

Central Greenland which include Nuuk or Godthab uses GMT - 3 and observes daylight saving time at which time they are GMT-2.

Eastern Greenland which includes Scoresbysund or Ittoqqortoormiit uses GMT -1 and observes daylight saving time at which time they are GMT +0.

Eastern Portion of Greenland known as Danmarkshavn uses GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) and does not oberve daylight saving time.


Daylight Saving
Start Date

Nuuk, Greenland started Daylight Saving Time on
Saturday March 30, 2013 at 10:00 PM local time.

Daylight Saving
End Date

Nuuk, Greenland ends Daylight Saving Time on
Saturday October 26, 2014 at 11:00 PM local time.

All dates are shown in the format: month/day/year
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