California Time Zone – California Current Time – Daylight Saving Time
|Current Local Time||California is officially in the Pacific Time Zone|
|The Current Time in California is: Monday 1/4/2021 5:55 PM PST California is in the Pacific Time Zone|
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California is 3 hours behind New York. Press any time in the table below to open and share the event time page.
These distances mean that even though California is one time zone , it’s not really the same time wherever you are in California . To form time zones , make the 120th meridian the divide all the way through the state, from Tahoe south all the way to the Central Coast, where it hits the Pacific north of Santa Barbara.
North America: PDT is currently not observed because locations are on standard time and are observing PST . Currently has same time zone offset as PDT (UTC -7) but different time zone name. Pacific Daylight Time ( PDT ) is 7 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
six time zones
Pacific Daylight Time is seven hours behind the Coordinated Universal Time standard, written as an offset of UTC – 7:00. Territories observing the time zone are primarily in North America. It runs through several U.S. states, including California , Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
Los Angeles ( LA ) is a city and county in the state of California . It is in the Southern part of the State and is in the largest ‘metro’ in the state — it is not California . California is physically a big state (3rd largest in USA after Alaska and Texas) and is by far the largest state by population.
Though, sadly for the Americans, it left American Samoa marooned, only 70km away but 24 hours apart (25 in summer). And then there’s the Republic of Kiribati, which became independent in 1979 by combining three colonies – the UK’s Gilbert Islands, and the Phoenix and Line Islands from the US.
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.
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 .
|Pacific Time Zone|
|22:58, 4 January 2021 PST [refresh]|
PDT to PST call time
The Eastern Time Zone includes the state of Connecticut, Delaware, part of Florida, Georgia, part of Indiana, part of Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, part of Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, part of Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia