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In North Korea, there is only one time zone in use: North Korea Standard Time, KST (UTC+08:30). Time in North Korea does not change because it does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
For comparing the current time in North Korea and United Kingdom or any other country combination, visit time comparison. For an introduction to UTC and world time, read UTC by country. Time changes in North Korea are shown below by city, state or region.
|Regions||Standard Time||Daylight Saving Time|
|Time zone||2016||2017||2018||Time zone||2016||2017||2018|
North Korea Standard TimeKST (UTC+08:30)
|UTC+08:30 all year long||No Daylight Saving Time|
The information in this page comes from data published in the Time Zone Database managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
|Year||Time zone Abbreviation||UTC Offset||Time zone Name||Daylight Saving Time||Begins (local time)|
|2015||KST||UTC+08:30||North Korea Standard Time||no||Friday, August 14 2015, 12:00 AM|
|1945||KST||UTC+09||North Korea Standard Time||no||Friday, August 24 1945, 12:00 AM|
|1937||JST||UTC+09||no||Friday, October 1 1937, 12:00 AM|
|1912||JCST||UTC+09||no||Monday, January 1 1912, 12:00 AM|
|1908||KST||UTC+08:30||North Korea Standard Time||no||Wednesday, April 1 1908, 12:00 AM|
|1901||LMT||UTC+08:23||no||Saturday, December 14 1901, 05:08 AM|