How many times have you tried to get hotel reservations in Quito, tried to go to vacation in Quito, or rent a car in Quito, and when you go to call you realize that no one is there because of the time difference?
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 Quito during 2013:
Sunrise in Quito is at 06:01:53 and sunset time in Quito is at 18:10:01.
This are the location coordinates of Quito on the map:
The exact time in Quito is based on the time zones for Ecuador. We will always try to give you the exact time for Quito. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Ecuador might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Quito 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 Quito, and falls back one hour in the fall for Quito. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Quito improve its tourism and depend less on Quito's electricity supplies.