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. 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
- São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
- Montevideo, Uruguay
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil
- Paramaribo, Suriname
- Punta Arenas, Chile
- Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Stanley, Falkland Islands
- Thule Air Base, Greenland
- Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
- Cayenne, French Guiana
- Hamilton, Bermuda
- Belém, Pará, Brazil
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Papa Time Zone.This time zone is no longer in use, but some locations may observe the same UTC offset (local time) under a different name.
Other Time Zones in UTC -3
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
- 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, May 21, 2019
- UTC Offset: UTC -3
- 1 hour ahead of Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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Argentina – Buenos Aires (All Year)
Time Zone Map with DST
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