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CST – Cuba Standard Time (Standard Time)

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Caribbean: CST is currently not observed because locations are on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing CDT.

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Time zone map of CST
No locations currently on CST.
Observes CST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -5).
No locations are currently on CST – Cuba Standard Time.
Observes CST – Cuba Standard Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as CST (UTC -5) but different time zone name.

Cuba Standard Time (CST) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Caribbean.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use CDT (Cuba Daylight Time) in the summer.

Email Time Zone Indicator: -0500

An email sent from someone in the Cuba Standard Time (CST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0500" does not have to be in Cuba Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and When is CST Observed?

Caribbean

Caribbean countries using CST in the winter and CDT in the summer:

  • Cuba

Other Time Zones in UTC -5

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


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Other time zones named CST

CST – Central Standard Time
CST – China Standard Time

Example cities

Cuba – Havana (Winter)

Related time zones

CDT – Cuba Daylight Time (Daylight Time)


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