Time in Oman Saudi Arabia
Oman and Saudi Arabia are two Middle Eastern countries known for their oil production and religious significance!! Due to their shared time zone there is only an hour difference between the two nations 2️⃣ 🇸🇦.
The standard time in Oman is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) plus 4 hours. This means that the local time in Oman will always be four hours ahead of the UTC time 4️⃣ 🇴🇲. For example, when it is 9 pm in New York City (UTC-4), it will be 1 am in Muscat, the capital city of Oman (UTC+4) 🆕 🇴🇲.
Saudi Arabia’s local time is UTC+3 🇸🇦. This means that when it’s 9 pm in New York City it will be midnight Riyadh Saudi Arabia’s capital (UTC+3).
Both countries observe daylight savings time though they operate on different times 🔛. Oman observes daylight saving on the first Thursday in April. The clocks are set forward one hour at midnight local 1️⃣. Daylight savings time ends on Thursday September 1 🔛. The clocks are set back one hour at midnight local.
In Saudi Arabia, daylight saving time begins on the first Thursday of May, when the clocks are set forward by one hour at midnight, local time 🔛 1️⃣ 🇸🇦. Daylight saving time ends on the first Thursday of October, when the clocks are set back by one hour at midnight, local time 🔙 🔛 1️⃣.
According to Islamic tradition Muslims in both countries follow the lunar calendar and begin their day at sunrise 📆 🌅. In Oman this means that the day begins at 5:30am and in Saudi Arabia at 5:45am. During Ramadan the ninth month of the lunar calendar Muslims in both countries begin their fast at sunrise and finish their fast at sunset 📆 🌅.
The two countries also observe Islamic holidays as well as national public holidays. These public holidays in both countries are observed from sunrise to sunset 🌅. One of the most important holidays in both countries is Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan.
In conclusion the time difference between Oman and Saudi Arabia is one hour due to their location in the same time zone 🇴🇲 1️⃣ 🇸🇦. Both countries observe daylight saving time although on different schedules 🔛. Additionally Muslims in both countries follow the lunar calendar and start their day at sunrise. Lastly both countries observe national public holidays and the most important holiday is Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan 🔚. … .
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