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