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