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Current local time in Boston

Flag for U.S.A.Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Boston is the capital of the state Massachusetts
Current TimeSunday, April 20, 2014 at 1:59:47 PM EDT
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight saving time:+1 hour
Current time zone offset:UTC/GMT -4 hours
Time zone abbreviation:EDT - Eastern Daylight Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST started on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
DST ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM local daylight time.
Sunday, March 9, 2014: DST starts in USA and Canada
See time changes/daylight saving time in other years
HolidaysMonday, April 21: Patriot's Day
WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
Current
conditions in
Logan International Airport
Passing clouds. Cool. 47 °F
Passing clouds. Cool.
Description:Passing clouds. Cool.
Temperature:47 °FComfort Level:42 °F
Wind:10 mph from 130° SoutheastDirection Northwest
Last update:Sun 12:54 PM EDT
48 hour
forecast
Downtown Crossing
SundayMondayTuesday
EveningNightMorningAfternoonEveningNight
Mostly sunny. Cool. Mostly cloudy. Chilly. Mostly sunny. Chilly. Mostly sunny. Mild. Partly sunny. Cool. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
46 °F42 °F41 °F64 °F55 °F48 °F
8 mphDirection Northwest5 mphDirection North-northeast7 mphDirection North-northeast11 mphDirection North9 mphDirection North-northeast8 mphDirection Northeast
Weekly
forecast
Downtown Crossing
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Partly sunny. Mild. Sprinkles late. Increasing cloudiness. Mild. Rain. Decreasing cloudiness. Refreshingly cool. Passing clouds. Refreshingly cool. Scattered clouds. Cool. Sprinkles. Afternoon clouds. Cool. Sprinkles late. Broken clouds. Cool.
Hi: 64 °F
Lo: 41 °F

Hi: 66 °F
Lo: 47 °F

Hi: 58 °F
Lo: 47 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 60 °F
Lo: 44 °F

Hi: 61 °F
Lo: 47 °F

Hi: 53 °F
Lo: 44 °F

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Sun
Sunrise at5:55 AMin direction73°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at7:31 PMin direction287°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 13 hours, 35 minutes (2 minutes, 40 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 12:43 PM at altitude 59° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at5:26 AM,ends at8:01 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at4:50 AM,ends at8:37 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at4:12 AM,ends at9:15 PM
Moon
Moonrise at12:11 AMin direction116°East-southeastEast-southeast
Moonset at10:10 AMin direction245°West-southwestWest-southwest
Moon in south at 5:10 AM at altitude 28° above horizon
Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:43 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 3:52 AM
Fraction illuminated: 67.9% (at 1:59 PM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 1 (U.S.A.)
Area codes: 617 / 781 / 339
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Coordinateslocation of Boston
Latitude: 42° 21' North
Longitude: 71° 03' West
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Airports
Logan International AirportBOS About 3 mi East East  
T. F. Green AirportPVD About 47 mi South-southwest South-southwest  
Manchester-Boston Regional AirportMHT About 44 mi North-northwest North-northwest  

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