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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

Time zone map of PDT
Currently observing PDT.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -7:00).
Currently observing PDT – Pacific Daylight Time.
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

Other time zones in UTC -7:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as PDT, but can be found under a different name:


PDT time now

1:27:56PM

Sunday, March 29, 2015

  • PDT will be observed in Los Angeles until Nov 1, 2015 at 2:00 AM
  • UTC Offset: UTC -7:00
  • 3 hours behind Washington DC

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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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