Time in Austria
The exact time in Austria is based on the time zones for Austria. We will always try to give you the exact time for Austria. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Austria might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Austria are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Austria, and falls back one hour in the fall for Austria. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Austria to improve its tourism and depend less on Austria's electricity supplies.