U – Uniform Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: u – Uniform Time, Uniform
Uniform Time Zone (U) is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
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 ".
Some places with the same time as Uniform Time Zone
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
- Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
- Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
- Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands
- Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
- Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
- Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
- San Jose, California, U.S.A.
- Salem, Oregon, U.S.A.
- San Diego, California, U.S.A.
- Sacramento, California, U.S.A.
- Oakland, California, U.S.A.
- Carson City, Nevada, U.S.A.
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Uniform Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC -8:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as U, but can be found under a different name:
Uniform time now
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
- UTC Offset: UTC -8:00
- 3 hours behind Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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