Jo Smo Jo Smo - 13 days ago 5
PHP Question

Convert UTC datetime to another timezone

How can i convert a date like this:

2012-07-16 01:00:00 +00
(it's in the
UTC +00:00
timezone) to
UTC +04:00
timezone in PHP? Ensuring that daylight saving will be correctly handelled?

Answer

Use DateTime and DateTimeZone.

$date = new DateTime('2012-07-16 01:00:00 +00');
$date->setTimezone(new DateTimeZone('Europe/Moscow')); // +04

echo $date->format('Y-m-d H:i:s'); // 2012-07-15 05:00:00 
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