What is the time zone of Jamaica?

Jamaica is in the Eastern Time zone. All places including the capital Kingston and all popular holiday destinations have the same time, there are no exceptions. The island is not observing daylight savings so the clock remains unchanged during the year.

  • Eastern Standard Time (EST):– 5:00 UTC/GMT (behind)
Eastern Time
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Jamaica time zone map

Time of neighboring islands and countries

The surrounding islands of Cuba, Haiti and Cayman Islands observe the same Atlantic Standard Time.

Jamaica Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings time.

Other Caribbean Islands

You can check out information and maps of other Caribbean Islands by clicking on the below links.