.Net Tips – Finding the time in a given TimeZone

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You can find the current time in a different time zone using the TimeZoneInfo class.

To find all the available system time zones:

var timezones = TimeZoneInfo.GetSystemTimeZones();

From the returned values you can see the

So, if I want to find out what the time is in Amsterdam:

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I can do this to get the time in HH:mm:ss format:

var timeZone = TimeZoneInfo.FindSystemTimeZoneById("W. Europe Standard Time");
string s = TimeZoneInfo.ConvertTime(DateTime.Now, timeZone).ToString("HH:mm:ss");

 

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