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|
four time zones
Hawaii-Aleutian standard time zone
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 .
The United States is divided into six time zones: Hawaii -Aleutian time, Alaska time , Pacific time , Mountain time , Central time and Eastern time .
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).
Top 100 Jobs Relatively More Common in Alaska Than Elsewhere
|Rank||Job||Local Popularity Index|
|1||Zoologists and wildlife biologists||45.6|
|2||Geological and petroleum technicians||30.5|
|3||Airline pilots , copilots, and flight engineers||29.3|
|4||Material moving workers||20.2|
Cost of Living in Anchorage
|Milk (regular), (1 gallon )||3.87$|
|Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb)||3.57$|
|Rice (white), (1 lb)||3.14$|
|Eggs (regular) (12)||3.08$|
That depends on where in Alaska you live. The farther north you go, the longer the day. Just north of Fairbanks, the day is 24 hours long. In Fairbanks, there are nearly 22 hours of daylight, about 19.5 hours in Anchorage and 18.2 hours in Juneau.
Hawaii is 5 hours behind New York .
Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time
|Current Local Time in Locations in Alaska with Links for More Information (29 Locations)|
|Fairbanks||Tue 12:58 am|
|Glennallen||Tue 12:58 am|
|Haines||Tue 12:58 am|
|Juneau||Tue 12:58 am|
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.
OKLA. Arizona (except the Navajo Nation ) is the only state in the contiguous U.S. that does not observe daylight saving time. Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas are among the states trying to observe year-round standard time.