Western European Time

time zone

Western European Time (WET, UTC±00:00) is a time zone covering parts of western Europe, with countries using UTC±00:00 (also known as Greenwich Mean Time, called GMT).[1][2] It is one of the three standard time zones in the European Union, with Central European Time and Eastern European Time.[3][2]

Time zones of Europe in relation to UTC:
blue Western European Time (UTC+0)
Western European Summer Time (UTC+1)
light blue Western European Time (UTC+0)
red Central European Time (UTC+1)
Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
yellow Eastern European Time (UTC+2)
Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3)
orange Kaliningrad Time (UTC+3)
green Moscow Time / Turkey Time (UTC+3)
Light colours indicate countries that do not observe summer time.


  1. "EU summer-time arrangements under Directive 2000/84/EC" (PDF). European Parliament. 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Reasoned opinion on subsidiarity" (PDF). Committee on Legal Affairs –European Parliament. 2019.
  3. "Seasonal clock change in the EU". European Commission. 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2019-11-18.