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