Time in Tehran: remember we’re 30 minutes out!

 I often get asked what the time in Tehran is, and I have to explain that Iran, along with India is one of the few countries with a clock which is thirty minutes off the hour.

Tehran to Europe

 For example, if you’re basing your time on GMT, or whatever the new official name of London’s base time is, we’re 3:30 hours ahead mostly not taking into account the clocks going back and forward an hour.

 Also, if you’re using CET as your base, Tehran is usually 2:30 hours ahead, while we’re are mostly 30 minutes ahead of time zones like Dubai, UAE, which runs off Arabian time.

Meanwhile, the current time difference between Tehran and Moscow is just 1 hour and 30 minutes, with the Russian capital running behind its Iranian counterpart.

Tehran to the Americas

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 The usual time difference between Tehran and the US west coast is 11:30 hours behind for the latter, while the difference between Iran and the US east cost is 8:30 hours behind.

Tehran to East Asia.

 Moving further east, the time difference between Tehran and Shanghai, Beijing is 3 hours and 30 minutes head.  Moving further east the time difference between Tehran and Tokyo, Japan is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead.

Tehran to Australia & New Zealand

 Starting on the west coast of Australia, the time difference between Tehran and Perth, WA is 3 hours and 30 minutes ahead, while Melbourne-Sydney is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of the Iranian capital.

 Moving further west, the time difference between Wellington New Zealand is 7 hours and 30 minutes ahead.

 

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