Returns the local time zone as defined by the operating system in the registry.
CommentsNow one can compare the results of the two offset aware values
>>> (now_UTC - now_local) < datetime.timedelta(seconds = 5) True
>>> localTZ = TimeZoneInfo.local() >>> now_local = datetime.datetime.now(localTZ) >>> now_UTC = datetime.datetime.utcnow() >>> (now_UTC - now_local) < datetime.timedelta(seconds = 5) Traceback (most recent call last): ... TypeError: can't subtract offset-naive and offset-aware datetimes
>>> now_UTC = now_UTC.replace(tzinfo = TimeZoneInfo('GMT Standard Time', True))