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AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: ADST – Alaska Daylight Saving Time

Time zone map of AKDT
Currently observing AKDT.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -8:00).
Currently observing AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as AKDT (UTC -8:00) but different time zone name.

Alaska Daylight Time (AKDT) is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: North America.

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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: AKST (Alaska Standard Time).

Email time zone indicator: -0800

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

Where and when is AKDT observed?

North America

U.S. states using AKDT in the summer and AKST in the winter

  • Alaska - most, except Aleutian Islands west of 169.30 West (which use HAST/HADT)

Other time zones in UTC -8:00

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


AKDT time now

9:15:06PM

Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • AKDT will be observed in Anchorage until Nov 1, 2015 at 2:00 AM
  • UTC Offset: UTC -8:00
  • 4 hours behind Washington DC

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Example cities

U.S.A. – Anchorage (Summer)

Related time zones

AKST – Alaska Standard Time (Standard Time)


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