The countdown for the most awaited event in the year has already begun across the world. The entire world will bid adieu to the current year 2013 and welcome New Year 2014 with celebrations as soon as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. New Year countdown will embark the jovial good times that will adorn every one’s lives with joyous merriment and celebrations.

Explore the following table to find out the country entering first to the New Year 2013. This table lists the exact time for the beginning of New Year in countries around the world.


New Year Time Around The World


GMT
COUNTRY
31st December 2013
10:00 a.m.
Kiritimati (Kiribati - Christmas Islands)
31st December 2013
10:15 a.m.
Chatham Island (New Zealand)
31st December 2013
11:00 a.m.
New Zealand, Tonga and the South Pole
31st December2013
12:00 p.m.
Parts of eastern Russia, Fiji and some Pacific islands
31st December 2013
12:30 p.m.
Norfolk Island - Australia
31st December 2013
1:00 p.m.
Parts of eastern Australia and some pacific Islands
31st December 2013
1:30 p.m
South Australia
31st December 2013
2:00 p.m
Queensland - Australia, a part of Russia and some islands far east in the Pacific
31st December 2013
2:30 p.m
Northern Territory- Australia
31st December 2013
3:00 p.m
Japan and Korea
31st December2013
4:00 p.m
China, parts of South-East Asia and rest of Australia
31st December 2013
5:00 p.m
Indonesia and rest of South-East Asia
31st December 2013
5:30 p.m
Myanmar
31st December 2013
6:00 p.m
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and parts of Russia
31st December 2013
6:15 p.m
Nepal
31st December 2013
6:30 p.m
India
31st December 2013
7:00 p.m
Most of Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgystan and parts of Russia
31st December 2013
7:30 p.m
Afghanistan
31st December 2013
8:00 p.m
Armenia, Azerbaijan, parts of Russia and Arabia, some islands in the Indian Ocean
31st December 2013
8:30 p.m
Iran
31st December 2013
9:00 p.m
Most of western Asia and Arabia, parts of Russia, and eastern parts of Africa
31st December 2013
10:00 p.m
Eastern Europe and Turkey, parts of Africa - from North to South.
31st December 2013
11:00 p.m
Western Europe, parts of Africa
1st January 2013
00:00 am
London (U.K. - England), Dublin (Ireland), Casablanca (Morocco), Lisbon (Portugal), Reykjavik (Iceland), Yamoussoukro (Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast)), Glasgow (U.K. - Scotland), Freetown (Sierra Leone), El Aaiún (Western Sahara), Dakar (Senegal), São Tomé (Sao Tome and Principe), Conakry (Guinea), Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Accra (Ghana), Banjul (Gambia), Cardiff (U.K. - Wales), Bamako (Mali), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Nouakchott (Mauritania), Monrovia (Liberia), Lome (Togo), Belfast (U.K. - Northern Ireland)
1st January 2014
1:00 am
Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
1st January 2014
2:00 am
Eastern parts of South-America
1st January 2014
3:00 am
Rest of eastern South-America
1st January 2014
3:30 am
Newfoundland in Canada
1st January 2014
4:00 am
Eastern Canada, many Caribbean islands, parts of South-America
1st January 2014
5:00 am
Eastern Time in Canada and USA, Western South-America
1st January 2014
6:00 am
Central Time in Canada and USA, Mexico and most of Latin America
1st January 2014
7:00 am
Mountain Time in Canada and USA
1st January 2014
8:00 am
Pacific Time in Canada and USA
1st January 2014
9:00 am
Alaska - USA
1st January 2014
9:30 am
Marquesas Islands as part of the French Polynesia
1st January 2014
10:00 am
Hawaii - USA, Tahiti and Cook Islands
1st January 2014
11:00 am
Alofi (Niue), Apia (Samoa), Pago Pago (U.S.A. - American Samoa)

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