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