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U – Uniform Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: u – Uniform Time, Uniform

Areas with same time currently (UTC -8:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as U (UTC -8:00) but different time zone name.

Uniform Time Zone (U) is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: -0800

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

Where and when is U observed?

Uniform Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -8:00. Uniform Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 127.5° West and 112.5° West.

The letter U may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Uniform Time Zone, such as 08:00U or 0800U. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Uniform ".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Uniform Time Zone.

This time zone is no longer in use, but some locations may observe the same UTC offset (local time) under a different name.

Uniform time now

13:27:05

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC -8:00
  • 3 hours behind New York

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