List of UTC time offsets

This is a list of the UTC time offsets, showing the difference in hours and minutes from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), from the westernmost (−12:00) to the easternmost (+14:00). It includes countries and regions that observe them during standard time or year round.

The main purpose of this page is to list the standard time offsets of different countries, territories and regions. Information on daylight saving time or historical changes in offsets should be placed in the individual offset articles (e.g. UTC+01:00), or the country-specific time articles (e.g. Time in Russia).

Places that observe daylight saving time (DST) during their respective summer periods are listed only once, at the offset for their winter (usually known as "standard") period; see their individual articles for more information. A source for detailed DST and historical information is the tz database. Note that there are many instances of unofficial observation of a different offset (and/or DST) than expected by areas close to borders, usually for economic reasons.[1]

In the section names, the letter after the offset is that used in nautical time. If present, a dagger (†) indicates the usage of a nautical time zone letter outside of the standard geographic definition of that time zone.

Time zone abbreviations (like "EST") are almost always customary, not legal, and meant to be unique only within a defined area (like the U.S.), not globally.[citation needed]

Some locations use the term GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) instead of UTC in their definition of local time. (For most purposes, including this article, this distinction is not significant; see the UTC article for details.)

Some zones that are north/south of each other in the mid Pacific differ by 24 hours in time – they have the same time of day but dates that are one day apart. The two extreme time zones on Earth (both in the mid Pacific) differ by 26 hours.

Standard Time Zones, as of March 30, 2014

UTC−12:00, YEdit

UTC−11:00, XEdit

UTC−10:00, WEdit

Principal cities: Papeete, Honolulu

UTC−09:30, V†Edit

UTC−09:00, VEdit

Principal cities: Anchorage, Alaska

UTC−08:00, UEdit

Principal cities: Los Angeles, Vancouver, Tijuana

UTC−07:00, TEdit

Principal cities: Phoenix, Calgary, Ciudad Juárez

UTC−06:00, SEdit

Principal cities: Chicago, Guatemala City, Mexico City, San José, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, Winnipeg

UTC−05:00, REdit

Principal cities: New York, Lima, Toronto, Bogotá, Havana, Kingston

UTC−04:30, Q†Edit

Principal cities: Caracas

UTC−04:00, QEdit

Principal cities: Santiago, La Paz, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Manaus, Halifax

UTC−03:30, P†Edit

Principal cities: St. John's

UTC−03:00, PEdit

Principal cities: Buenos Aires, Montevideo, São Paulo

UTC−02:00, OEdit

UTC−01:00, NEdit

UTC±00:00, ZEdit

Principal cities: Accra, Abidjan, Casablanca, Dakar, Dublin, Lisbon, London

UTC+01:00, AEdit

Principal cities: Belgrade, Berlin, Brussels, Kinshasa, Lagos, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Tunis, Vienna, Warsaw

UTC+02:00, BEdit

Principal cities: Athens, Sofia, Cairo, Kiev, Istanbul, Beirut, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, Bucharest

UTC+03:00, CEdit

Principal cities: Nairobi, Baghdad, Doha, Khartoum, Minsk, Riyadh

UTC+03:30, C†Edit

Principal cities: Tehran

UTC+04:00, DEdit

Principal cities: Baku, Dubai, Moscow

UTC+04:30, D†Edit

Principal cities: Kabul

UTC+05:00, EEdit

Principal cities: Karachi, Tashkent

UTC+05:30, E†Edit

Principal cities: Colombo, Delhi

UTC+05:45, E†Edit

Principal cities: Kathmandu

UTC+06:00, FEdit

Principal cities: Almaty, Dhaka, Yekaterinburg

UTC+06:30, F†Edit

Principal cities: Yangon

UTC+07:00, GEdit

Principal cities: Jakarta, Bangkok, Novosibirsk, Hanoi

UTC+08:00, HEdit

Principal cities: Perth, Beijing, Manila, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar, Krasnoyarsk

UTC+08:45, H†Edit

UTC+09:00, IEdit

Principal cities: Seoul, Tokyo, Pyongyang, Ambon, Irkutsk

UTC+09:30, I†Edit

Principal cities: Adelaide

UTC+10:00, KEdit

Principal cities: Canberra, Yakutsk, Port Moresby

UTC+10:30, K†Edit

UTC+11:00, LEdit

Principal cities: Vladivostok, Noumea

UTC+11:30, L†Edit

UTC+12:00, MEdit

Principal cities: Auckland, Suva

UTC+12:45, M†Edit

UTC+13:00, M†Edit

UTC+14:00, M†Edit

See alsoEdit

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