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U – Uniform Time Zone (Military Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Also known as: u – Uniform Time, Uniform

Time zone map of U
Areas with same time currently (UTC -8).
Currently has same time zone offset as U (UTC -8) but different time zone name.

Uniform Time Zone (U) is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Where and When is U Observed?

Uniform Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -8. Uniform Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 127.5° West and 112.5° West.

The letter U may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Uniform Time Zone, such as 08:00U or 0800U. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Uniform ".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Uniform 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 -8

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