Time in El Salvador
The exact time in El Salvador is based on the time zones for El Salvador. We will always try to give you the exact time for El Salvador. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for El Salvador might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in El Salvador 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 El Salvador, and falls back one hour in the fall for El Salvador. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps El Salvador to improve its tourism and depend less on El Salvador's electricity supplies.