P – Papa Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: p – Papa Time, Papa
Papa Time Zone (P) is 3 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
Email time zone indicator: -0300
An email sent from someone in the Papa Time Zone (P) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0300" does not have to be in Papa Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is P observed?
Papa Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -3:00. Papa Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 52.5° West and 37.5° West.
The letter P may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Papa Time Zone, such as 08:00P or 0800P. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Papa".
Some places with the same time as Papa Time Zone
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Santiago, Chile
- São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
- Montevideo, Uruguay
- Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Paramaribo, Suriname
- Hamilton, Bermuda
- Stanley, Falkland Islands
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Cayenne, French Guiana
- Thule Air Base, Greenland
- Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
- Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
- Belém, Pará, Brazil
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Papa Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC -3:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as P, but can be found under a different name:
- ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time
- AMST – Amazon Summer Time
- ART – Argentina Time
- BRT – Brasília Time
- CLST – Chile Summer Time
- CLT – Chile Standard Time
- FKST – Falkland Islands Summer Time
- GFT – French Guiana Time
- PMST – Pierre & Miquelon Standard Time
- PYST – Paraguay Summer Time
- ROTT – Rothera Time
- SRT – Suriname Time
- UYT – Uruguay Time
- WARST – Western Argentine Summer Time
- WGT – West Greenland Time
Papa time now
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
- UTC Offset: UTC -3:00
- 1 hour ahead of Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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Time Zone Map with DST
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