Time Zone in Anchorage, Alaska, USA
|Current:||AKST — Alaska Standard Time|
|Next Change:||AKDT — Alaska Daylight Time|
|Current Offset:||UTC/GMT -9 hours|
|Difference:||4 hours behind New York|
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|
Current local time in Anchorage , Anchorage County, Alaska, Alaska Time Zone – daylight saving time change dates 2021.
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.
For some odd reason, Hawaii is in the Hawaii -Aleutian Time Zone . This means a small part of Alaska shares the same time zone as Hawaii . But since Alaska observes Daylight Savings, and Hawaii does not, during this time , Hawaii definitely has its own time zone .
six time zones
24 times zones
Alaska Standard Time
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.
Alaska does not limit or tax alcoholic beverages brought into this state for personal use and not for resale. Over 75 Alaska communities have, by local option, banned the importation or possession of alcoholic beverages. It may be a felony crime to ship alcoholic beverages to those communities.
There is only one major road that you can take to drive to Alaska and that is the Alaska Highway. Although the original road was difficult to drive and was 1,700 miles (2,700 km) long, it has improved continually over time and today it is fully paved all the way and has been shortened to just 1,387 miles (2,232 km).
eleven time zones
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