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 2020 and welcome New Year 2020  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 2020. 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 2020
10:00 a.m.
Kiritimati (Kiribati - Christmas Islands)
31st December 2020
10:15 a.m.
Chatham Island (New Zealand)
31st December 2020
11:00 a.m.
New Zealand, Tonga and the South Pole
31st December 2020
12:00 p.m.
Parts of eastern Russia, Fiji and some Pacific islands
31st December 2020
12:30 p.m.
Norfolk Island - Australia
31st December 2020
1:00 p.m.
Parts of eastern Australia and some pacific Islands
31st December 2020
1:30 p.m
South Australia
31st December 2020
2:00 p.m
Queensland - Australia, a part of Russia and some islands far east in the Pacific
31st December 2020
2:30 p.m
Northern Territory- Australia
31st December 2020
3:00 p.m
Japan and Korea
31st December 2020
4:00 p.m
China, parts of South-East Asia and rest of Australia
31st December 2020
5:00 p.m
Indonesia and rest of South-East Asia
31st December 2020
5:30 p.m
Myanmar
31st December 2020
6:00 p.m
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and parts of Russia
31st December 2020
6:15 p.m
Nepal
31st December 2020
6:30 p.m
India
31st December 2020
7:00 p.m
Most of Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgystan and parts of Russia
31st December 2020
7:30 p.m
Afghanistan
31st December 2020
8:00 p.m
Armenia, Azerbaijan, parts of Russia and Arabia, some islands in the Indian Ocean
31st December 2020
8:30 p.m
Iran
31st December 2020
9:00 p.m
Most of western Asia and Arabia, parts of Russia, and eastern parts of Africa
31st December 2020
10:00 p.m
Eastern Europe and Turkey, parts of Africa - from North to South.
31st December 2020
11:00 p.m
Western Europe, parts of Africa
1st January 2021
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 2021
1:00 am
Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
1st January 2021
2:00 am
Eastern parts of South-America
1st January 2021
3:00 am
Rest of eastern South-America
1st January 2021
3:30 am
Newfoundland in Canada
1st January 2021
4:00 am
Eastern Canada, many Caribbean islands, parts of South-America
1st January 2021
5:00 am
Eastern Time in Canada and USA, Western South-America
1st January 2021
6:00 am
Central Time in Canada and USA, Mexico and most of Latin America
1st January 2021
7:00 am
Mountain Time in Canada and USA
1st January 2021
8:00 am
Pacific Time in Canada and USA
1st January 2021
9:00 am
Alaska - USA
1st January 2021
9:30 am
Marquesas Islands as part of the French Polynesia
1st January 2021
10:00 am
Hawaii - USA, Tahiti and Cook Islands
1st January 2021
11:00 am
Alofi (Niue), Apia (Samoa), Pago Pago (U.S.A. - American Samoa)

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