What is the time zone of Guatemala?

Guatemala is in the Central Time zone. All places including the capital Guatemala City have the same time, there are no exceptions. The country is not observing daylight savings so the clock remains unchanged during the year.

  • Central Standard Time (CST):– 6:00 UTC/GMT (behind)
guatemala time zone map
central america time zone map
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Time of neighboring islands and countries

You will remain in the same time zones when traveling outside Guatemala.

To Mexico:

  • There is no time difference if you cross the border as only the north west part of Mexico observes different time.

To El Salvador:

  • There is no time difference as it’s is in the same time zone all year round.

To Belize:

  • There is no time difference as it’s is in the same time zone all year round.

Guatemala Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings time.

Other countries in Central America

You can check out information and maps of other Central American countries by clicking below links.

Pacific Time Mountain Time Central Time Eastern Time Atlantic Time
Mexico * Mexico * Mexico * Panama
Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
* = multiple time zones