North American time zones:

PDT – Pacific Daylight Time

Current time in Los Angeles

Monday, September 1, 2014 at 12:38:57 PM PDT

Los Angeles will stay on PDT until Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM
when clocks are moved to Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 01:00:00PST

Find local time and time zone for a location

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

Time zone offset: UTC - 7 hours

PDT is 7 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

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

Time zone abbreviations: PDT, HAP

Full name is Pacific Daylight Time
HAP – Heure Avancée du Pacifique (French)

Email time zone indicator: -0700

An email sent from someone in the PDT time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0700" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0700" does not have to be in PDT, 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 PDT observed?

US states using PDT in the summer and PST during winter

Canadian provinces using PDT in the summer and PST during the winter

Mexican states using PDT in the summer and PST during the winter

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in PDT

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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