PDT – Pacific Daylight Time / Pacific Daylight Saving Time (Daylight Saving Time)
Also known as: PDST – Pacific Daylight Saving Time, NAPDT – North American Pacific Daylight Time
This time zone is often called Pacific Daylight Time.
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: PST (Pacific Standard Time).
Email time zone indicator: -0700
An email sent from someone in the Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0700" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0700" does not have to be in Pacific Daylight Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is PDT observed?
U.S. states using PDT in the summer and PST in the winter
- Idaho - western counties
Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone and north part of Idaho
- Oregon - except most of Malheur county
Canadian provinces/territories using PDT in the summer and PST in the winter
- British Columbia - except for these eastern communities
Mexican states using PDT in the summer and PST in the winter
- Baja California Norte
Other time zones in UTC -7:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as PDT, but can be found under a different name:
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America
PDT time now
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
- PDT will be observed in Los Angeles until Nov 1, 2015 at 2:00 AM
- UTC Offset: UTC -7:00
- 3 hours behind Washington DC
Find current time and time zone by city
HAP – Heure Avancée du Pacifique (French)
U.S.A. – Los Angeles (Summer)
Related time zones
PST – Pacific Standard Time (Standard Time)