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PDT – Pacific Daylight Time / Pacific Daylight Saving Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: PDST – Pacific Daylight Saving Time, NAPDT – North American Pacific Daylight Time

Pacific Daylight Time Note:

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

Time zone map of PDT
No locations currently on PDT.
Observes PDT part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -7:00).
No locations are currently on PDT – Pacific Daylight Time.
Observes PDT – Pacific Daylight Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as PDT (UTC -7:00) but different time zone name.

Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) is 7 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: North America.

This time zone is often called Pacific Daylight Time.

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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: PST (Pacific Standard Time).

Email time zone indicator: -0700

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

Where and when is PDT observed?

North America

U.S. states using PDT in the summer and PST in the winter

  • California
  • Idaho - western counties Show

    Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone and north part of Idaho

  • Nevada
  • Oregon - except most of Malheur county
  • Washington

Canadian provinces/territories using PDT in the summer and PST in the winter

  • British Columbia - except for these eastern communities Show

    Cranbrook, Golden, Invermere which is in the MST/MDT zone

  • Yukon

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

  • Baja California Norte

No locations currently on PDT

  • UTC Offset: UTC -7:00

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Other names

HAP – Heure Avancée du Pacifique (French)

Example cities

U.S.A. – Los Angeles (Summer)

Related time zones

PST – Pacific Standard Time (Standard Time)


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