Local current time in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the largest city in Sri Lanka, located on the west coast of the island next to Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, the capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is frequently referred to as the capital of the country, since Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is a satellite city of Colombo.

Time and date

Colombo, Sri Lanka

UTC/ GMT* details

Standard UTC/GMT: +5:30 hours
Daylight Saving Time (DST): DST is not observed in Colombo in 2019.



Sunrise: 06:04
Sunset: 18:21
Transit: 12:13

Civil twilight begin 05:43 end 18:43
Nautical twilight begin 05:18 end 19:07
Astronomical twilight begin 04:53 end 19:32

Sunrise and sunset times on the following 7 days

Day Sunrise Sunset
Mon (26 Aug 2019) 06:04 18:21
Tue (27 Aug 2019) 06:04 18:21
Wed (28 Aug 2019) 06:04 18:20
Thu (29 Aug 2019) 06:04 18:20
Fri (30 Aug 2019) 06:03 18:19
Sat (31 Aug 2019) 06:03 18:19
Sun (1 Sep 2019) 06:03 18:18

Weather forecast for Colombo


Latitude: 6°56' North
Longitude: 79°50' East


saving time information

Standard time is followed year around in Colombo.



Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is originally referring to mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. GMT and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) can be seen equivalent when fractions of a second are not important.