South American time zones:

CLST – Chile Summer Time



  • Only some locations are currently on CLST.

    Locations that are on CLST part of the year are currently on CLT (Chile Standard Time).

Current time in Punta Arenas

Friday, July 21, 2017 at 3:53:43 PM CLST

Punta Arenas is on CLST all of year 2017

Locations going to CLST later

Current time in Santiago: Friday, July 21, 2017 at 2:53:43 PM CLT
Santiago will stay on CLT until Sunday, August 13, 2017 going to CLST

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Time zone offset: UTC - 3 hours

CLST is 3 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that CLST is a daylight saving time/summer time zone. It is generally only used during the summer in the places listed below, during the winter CLT is used instead

Time zone abbreviation: CLST

Full name is Chile Summer Time

Email time zone indicator: -0300

An email sent from someone in the CLST time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0300" does not have to be in CLST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below

Where and when is CLST observed?

Areas using CLST in the summer and CLT during the winter

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in CLST

Other time zones in South America

Go directly through the links below, or see the South America time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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