The zone includes nearly all of the U.S. state of Alaska and is one hour behind the Pacific Time Zone . The western Aleutian Islands observe Hawaii–Aleutian Time , one hour behind the remainder of the state.
|Alaska Time Zone|
Hawaii-Aleutian standard time zone
four time zones
Alaska consolidated to two time zones – Alaska Time and Hawaii-Aleutian Time – in 1983 to put our state capitol, Juneau, on the same time zone as the more populated Anchorage and Fairbanks (and to make doing business with companies in the Lower 48 states a little easier).
The center of the Alaska ( AK ) is 1 hour behind California ( CA ). PLEASE NOTE: Alaska may span multiple time zones. We are using the America/Anchorage time zone.
How Many Time Zones Are There in Alaska ? Almost all of Alaska observes Alaska Standard Time (AKST) with the corresponding Daylight Saving Time (DST) designation Alaska Daylight Time (AKDT).
The United States is divided into six time zones: Hawaii -Aleutian time, Alaska time , Pacific time , Mountain time , Central time and Eastern time .
Hawaii is 5 hours behind New York .
Time Zone in Hawaii , United States Hawaii observes Hawaii Standard Time all year. There are no Daylight Saving Time clock changes.
Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, North and South Dakota are divided between Central and Mountain time zones . Florida, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee are split between Eastern and Central time zones . Alaska is split between the Alaska time zone and the Hawaii-Aleutian time zone .
The states that observe more than one time-zone are Oregon, Idaho, Nebraska , Kansas , Texas , North Dakota, South Dakota , Florida , Michigan , Indiana , Kentucky , Tennessee , and Alaska. Among these, Alaska is the only state that is not part of contiguous United States.
This is a list of U.S. states (and the one federal district, Washington, D.C.) and territories showing their time zones . States.
|Alabama(AL)||Central Standard Time (CST)|
|Alaska (AK)||Alaska Standard Time (AKST)|
|Aleutian Islands Hawaii -Aleutian Standard Time (HST)|
|Arizona (AZ)||Mountain Standard Time (MST)|
six time zones
The 24-hour daylight and darkness still happen in Alaska, just less so. Barrow is one of Alaska’s northernmost cities and gets complete darkness for two months out of the year. During the summer , the sun doesn’t completely set in Barrow from early May until the end of July.