World Time API

World Time API

Embark on a temporal journey with the World Time API – your global clock for instant access to the current date and time in any city. Seamlessly integrating with applications, this API synchronizes the world, ensuring users stay connected to the heartbeat of time across diverse corners of the globe.

API description

About the API: 

Introducing the World Time API, your definitive source for real-time date and time information across the global tapestry. Seamlessly integrating with applications, this API transcends temporal boundaries, delivering precise data for any city. The API response unfolds a temporal panorama, offering details such as timezone (e.g., "Europe/London"), the current date (2022-09-18), and the time (19:16:43). Dive deeper into the temporal tapestry with year, month, day, hour, minute, second, and day of the week insights.

For instance, explore London's temporal snapshot – September 18, 2022, at 19:16:43 UTC, revealing it to be a Sunday. Developers can harness this comprehensive temporal dataset to synchronize applications, craft world clocks, and orchestrate time-sensitive events seamlessly. With the World Time API, precision meets convenience, ensuring users worldwide stay attuned to the current temporal rhythm, fostering global connectivity and synchronization. Whether you're a developer orchestrating time-sensitive operations or creating user-friendly world clocks, the World Time API is your gateway to the heartbeat of global time. Embrace precision, synchronize effortlessly, and navigate the world's temporal mosaic with the World Time API.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

The World Time API provides the current date and time for any city in the world.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Global Event Coordination: Event organizers can leverage the World Time API to synchronize schedules for global events. Whether planning virtual meetings or coordinating webinars, the API ensures accurate timing across diverse time zones, fostering seamless participation for attendees worldwide.

  2. Travel Planning Applications: Travel apps can enhance user experiences by integrating the World Time API. Travelers can access real-time information for their destination, aiding in itinerary planning, scheduling activities, and minimizing jet lag by staying attuned to local time.

  3. International Business Meetings: Businesses conducting meetings across different regions benefit from the World Time API. Integrating this API into communication platforms ensures that participants are aware of the current time in their respective locations, streamlining scheduling and fostering efficient collaboration.

  4. World Clock Widgets: Developers can create world clock widgets using the World Time API, providing users with at-a-glance access to current times in various cities. This use case is ideal for websites, desktop applications, or mobile apps catering to a global audience.

  5. Educational Tools: Educational platforms can incorporate the World Time API to teach students about time zones and global geography. By visualizing real-time data, students gain a practical understanding of temporal differences, enhancing their global awareness and preparing them for a connected world.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation

API Documentation


Get the current date and time by city


Get Time - Endpoint Features
Object Description
city [Required] City name
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"timezone": "Europe/London", "datetime": "2024-01-30 17:22:15", "date": "2024-01-30", "year": "2024", "month": "01", "day": "30", "hour": "17", "minute": "22", "second": "15", "day_of_week": "Tuesday"}


curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the World Time API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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The World Time API furnishes real-time date and time information for any specified city worldwide, offering details such as timezone, current date, and precise time data.

Make an HTTP request to the API endpoint, providing the city name or coordinates. The API will respond with detailed information about the current date and time in the specified location.

Yes, the API provides up-to-the-minute information based on the current date and time, ensuring accurate and real-time temporal data.

The API relies on reputable timezone databases to deliver accurate information. Users can expect high precision in timezone data, ensuring reliable time details for any city.

Absolutely. Developers can use the World Time API to calculate and display future event timings based on different time zones, ensuring accurate scheduling for global audiences.

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