Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of the European Union, is a standard time that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The time offset from UTC can be written as +01:00. The same standard time, UTC+01:00, is also known as Middle European Time (MET, German: MEZ) and under other names.

The 15th meridian east is the central axis for UTC+01:00 in the world system of time zones.

As of 2011 all member states of the European Union observe summer time, those that use CET in winter use Central European Summer Time (CEST) daylight saving time in summer, with UTC+02:00.

Read more about Central European Time:  Discrepancies Between Official CET and Geographical CET

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