The state of New York uses the Eastern Time Zone (UTC-05:00) with daylight saving time (UTC-04:00).
Generalized Time Zone in New York
|Time Zone Abbreviation & Name||Current Time|
|ET||Eastern Time||Sat, 7:00:45 pm|
Time in USA
|Eastern Time EST or UTC-05:00||Tue 12:42 PM|
|Central Time CST or UTC-06:00||Tue 11:42 AM|
|Mountain Time MST or UTC-07:00||Tue 10:42 AM|
|Pacific Time PST or UTC-08:00||Tue 09:42 AM|
Current local time in New York , Bronx County, New York , Eastern Time Zone – daylight saving time change dates 2021.
London is 5 hours ahead of New York .
Ten states are contained entirely in the Central Time Zone: Alabama . Arkansas . Illinois . Iowa . Louisiana . Minnesota. Mississippi . Missouri.
The United States is divided into six time zones: Hawaii -Aleutian time, Alaska time , Pacific time , Mountain time , Central time and Eastern time .
Finally, the railway managers agreed to use four time zones for the continental United States: Eastern, Central , Mountain , and Pacific . Local times would no longer be used by the railroads.
|Time in States and Federal Districts in USA (51 States and Federal Districts Listed Below, 13 States and Federal Districts Have Multiple Time Zones)|
|Arkansas||Tue 6:00 am|
|California||Tue 4:00 am|
|Colorado||Tue 5:00 am|
|Connecticut||Tue 7:00 am|
Most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and reverts to standard time on the first Sunday in November . In the U.S., each time zone switches at a different time. In the European Union, Summer Time begins and ends at 1:00 a.m. Universal Time (Greenwich Mean Time).
Second , fundamental unit of time , now defined in terms of the radiation frequency at which atoms of the element cesium change from one state to another. The second was formerly defined as 1/86,400 of the mean solar day—i.e., the average period of rotation of the Earth on its axis relative to the Sun.
Time Zone Boundaries in the United States
|CODE||UNITED STATES TIME ZONE BOUNDARIES||UTC OFFSET|
|EST||EASTERN STANDARD TIME||UTC – 5|
|CST||CENTRAL STANDARD TIME||UTC – 6|
|MST||MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME||UTC – 7|
|PST||PACIFIC STANDARD TIME||UTC – 8|
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