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Time Zones in Texas, United States

7:49:51 pm *

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

* Most of Texas

State: Texas
Abbreviation: TX
State Capital: Austin
Country: United States
Time Zones: 2

Time Zones Currently Being Used in Texas

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameExample CityCurrent Time
UTC -6MDTMountain Daylight TimeEl PasoTue, 6:49:51 pm
UTC -5CDTCentral Daylight TimeHoustonTue, 7:49:51 pm

Generalized Time Zones in Texas

Time Zone Abbreviation & NameOffsetCurrent Time
MTMountain TimeUTC -7:00 / -6:00Tue, 6:49:51 pm
CTCentral TimeUTC -6:00 / -5:00Tue, 7:49:51 pm

Note: Local time in these time zones changes when Daylight Saving Time begins and ends.

Time Zones Not Currently Being Observed in Texas

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameCommences
UTC -7MSTMountain Standard TimeNov 7, 2021
UTC -6CSTCentral Standard TimeNov 7, 2021

The above time zones are used during other parts of the year. They will become active again after the next clock change as Daylight Saving Time begins or ends.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021