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AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: ADST – Alaska Daylight Saving Time

Alaska Daylight Time Note:

North America: AKDT is currently not observed since DST isn't active. Locations are currently observing AKST instead.

TRANSLATE[Time zone map of] AKDT
No locations currently on AKDT.
Observes AKDT part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -8:00).
No locations are currently on AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time.
Observes AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as AKDT (UTC -8:00) but different time zone name.

Alaska Daylight Time (AKDT) is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: North America.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: AKST (Alaska Standard Time).

Email time zone indicator: -0800

An email sent from someone in the Alaska Daylight Time (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 Alaska Daylight Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is AKDT observed?

North America

U.S. states using AKDT in the summer and AKST in the winter

  • Alaska - most, except Aleutian Islands west of 169.30 West (which use HAST/HADT)

No locations currently on AKDT

  • UTC Offset: UTC -8:00

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Example cities

U.S.A. – Anchorage (Summer)

Related time zones

AKST – Alaska Standard Time (Standard Time)


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