Time in Basel, Switzerland
The exact time in Basel is based on the time zones for Basel. We will always try to give you the exact time for Basel. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Basel might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Basel 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 Basel, and falls back one hour in the fall for Basel. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Basel to improve its tourism and depend less on Basel's electricity supplies.
Current time and weather in Basel, Switzerland in other languages
Time changes DST in Basel
Each country perform its time change according to the Daylight Saving Time rules on a different day of the year, which can or not match with the beginning of the summer. That is why we recommend you to check out the time change dates to stay up to date.
These are the time change dates in Basel during 2016:
- Daylight Saving Time in Basel starts on:: Sunday 27 March 2016 01:00 (DST) UTC/GMT +2h
- Daylight Saving Time in Basel ends on: Sunday 30 October 2016 02:00 (STD) UTC/GMT +1h
Sunrise and sunset times in Basel
Sunrise in Basel is at 05:35:50 and sunset time in Basel is at 21:19:04.
- Length of the day in Basel is 16:43 hours
- Civil twilight begins at 04:56:38 and ends at 21:58:16 hours
- Nautical twilight in Basel begins at 04:03:31 and ends at 22:51:23 hours.
- Astronomical twilight in Basel begins at 02:48:07 and ends at 00:06:47 hours.
Basel coordinates and location in the world
Which are latitude and longitude coordinates of Basel in the map of the world?
- Basel's latitude: 47° 34' N
- Basel's longitude: 7° 36' E
Hotels to stay and book in Basel, Switzerland
If you are travelling for vacations to Basel and looking for to book a hotel at a good price, click on the hotels links below to find more information and details. You will find hotel rooms prices, payment methods, location and opening hours, that will help you booking the best hotel in Basel for your budget during your vacations.