North American time zones:

AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time

Current time in Anchorage

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:31:50 AM AKDT

Anchorage will stay on AKDT until Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM
when clocks are moved to Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 01:00:00AKST

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC - 8 hours

AKDT is 8 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that AKDT is a daylight saving time/summer time zone. It is generally only used during the summer in the places listed below, during the winter AKST is used instead

Time zone abbreviations: AKDT, HAY

Full name is Alaska Daylight Time
HAY – Heure Avancée du Yukon (French)

Email time zone indicator: -0800

An email sent from someone in the AKDT time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0800" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0800" does not have to be in AKDT, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is AKDT observed?

US states using AKDT in the summer and AKST during the winter

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in AKDT

Other time zones in North America

Go directly through the links below, or see the North America time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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