Des Moines and Apia time difference is 18 hours


You should keep in mind that these two cities are in two different time zones. Apia time is 18 hours ahead of Des Moines time, so if you are located in Des Moines and would like to make a phone call to or have a video chat with someone in Apia, the convenient time for both you and the other party is 3pm to 5pm (Des Moines time).

See distance from Des Moines to Apia

Time difference comparison

12 am Des Moines6pm Apia
1 am Des Moines7pm Apia
2 am Des Moines8pm Apia
3 am Des Moines9pm Apia
4 am Des Moines10pm Apia
5 am Des Moines11pm Apia
6 am Des Moines12am next day Apia
7 am Des Moines1am next day Apia
8 am Des Moines2am next day Apia
9 am Des Moines3am next day Apia
10 am Des Moines4am next day Apia
11 am Des Moines5am next day Apia
12 pm Des Moines6am next day Apia
1 pm Des Moines7am next day Apia
2 pm Des Moines8am next day Apia
3 pm Des Moines9am next day Apia
4 pm Des Moines10am next day Apia
5 pm Des Moines11am next day Apia
6 pm Des Moines12pm next day Apia
7 pm Des Moines1pm next day Apia
8 pm Des Moines2pm next day Apia
9 pm Des Moines3pm next day Apia
10 pm Des Moines4pm next day Apia
11 pm Des Moines5pm next day Apia

The hours shown in blue color are the usual 9 am to 5 pm business hours.

Change of time difference between Des Moines and Apia

Date Time difference
29 September 2019 to
08 March 2020 (DST begins in Des Moines)
20 hours
08 March 2020 to
05 April 2020 (DST ends in Apia)
19 hours
05 April 2020 to
01 November 2020 (DST ends in Des Moines)
18 hours

Time difference between CDT (Central Daylight Time) and WST (West Samoa Time) is 18 hours

Des Moines - USA

  • Time zone: CDT - Central Daylight Time
  • Time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5
  • DST started on: 08 March 2020
  • DST will end on: 01 November 2020
    When Daylight Saving Time ends, the time zone in Des Moines will return to CST (Central Standard Time).

Apia - Samoa

  • Time zone: WST - West Samoa Time
  • Time zone offset: UTC/GMT +13
  • DST started on: 29 September 2019
  • DST ended on: 05 April 2020
    When Daylight Saving Time is observed, the time zone in Apia changes to WST (West Samoa Time).