PST | PDT: Pacific Time

What's the current time now in the Pacific Time Zone?

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Standard Time dates

Sunday 1 November 2015 2 A.M. local time
until Sunday 13 March 2016 2 A.M. local time

USA and Canada Standard Time Date schedules here.

In Summer: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

Pacific Standard Time (PST) = GMT-8
Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) = GMT-7

What is the Pacific Time Zone?

The Pacific Timezone is an area 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-8) during the winter months (referred to as PST) and 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7) during the summer months (referred to as PDT). At the moment, the following schedule is used:

From 2 A.M. on the second Sunday in March to 2 A.M. on the first Sunday in November, Daylight Saving Time is in effect. At all other times, Standard Time is in effect.

Do clocks in the Pacific Timezone observe Daylight Saving Time?

In most states in the USA and in most provinces in Canada, Daylight-Saving Time (DST) is observed. During DST the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Pacific Daylight Time (PDT); which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7).

After the Summer months Pacific Time is shifted back by 1 hour to US Pacific Standard Time (PST) or (GMT-8).