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Time Zones / Daylight Saving Time in the USA

World Time Zones: USA has 6 time zones: UTC-5, UTC-6, UTC-7, UTC-8, UTC-9 (Alaska), UTC-10 (Hawaii)
World Time Zones: USA has 6 time zones: UTC-5, UTC-6, UTC-7, UTC-8, UTC-9 (Alaska), UTC-10 (Hawaii)

EST (Eastern Standard Time): UTC-5
CST (Central Standard Time): UTC-6
MST (Mountain Standard Time): UTC-7
PST (Pacific Standard Time): UTC-8

In addition there are two further zones for:
Alaskan Time: UTC-9
Hawaiian Time: UTC-10

Abbreviations:
UTC: Coordinated Universal Time
GMT: Greenwich Mean Time, used before UTC, see also Coordinated Universal Time
MEZ: Middle European Timezone: MEZ is UTC + 1 hr

DST this year? This current year’s Daylight Saving Time period can be found on all our pages within the sidebar or on our Homepage: www.travel1000places.com

In history, DST changed in 2005

On August 8, 2005, President Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which included changes in Daylight Saving Time, effective March 1, 2007.

Sources: Physics Laboratory, U.S. National Institute of Standards & Technology; Travel1000Places.com

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