Central Daylight Time (USA & Canada)

Central Daylight Time CDT = GMT-5 (USA & Canada)

What is the current time now in Central Daylight Time (CDT) Zone?

Central Time

Clock showing current local time now in USA & Canada Central Time Zone

USA & Canada clocks

Daylight Saving Time dates 2015

Sunday 8 March 2015 2am local time
until Sunday 1 November 2015 2am local time
see: Daylight-Saving-Time.com for details

USA and Canada Standard Time Date schedules here

Central Time - USA + Canada

Central Standard Time (CST) = GMT-6
Central Daylight Time (CDT) = GMT-5

To see time in a separate window press  Central Time

What time zone Central Daylight Time (CDT)?

Central Daylight Time (CDT) is the Central Time Zone of the United States of America (USA).  Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6).  

Does Central Time observe Daylight Saving Time?

In most states in the USA and in most provinces in Canada, Daylight-Saving Time (DST)  is observed.  During DST CT (or CDT) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).  

After the Summer months Central Time is shifted back by 1 hour to US Central Standard Time (CST) or (GMT-6).