Time in Hungary

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

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

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


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