The current US/Central time zone offset is:

UTC/GMT -5 hours

The time and date in this time zone is:

8:10 AM on Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

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Daylight Saving Time: This time zone changed to daylight saving time (DST) at 2:00 AM on Sunday, Mar 9, 2014. The GMT offset is currently UTC/GMT -5 hours (CDT). It will change back to standard time at 2:00 AM on Sunday, Nov 2, 2014. The new GMT offset will be UTC/GMT -6 hours (CST).

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zip codes

50475 (Sheffield, IA)
70821 (Baton Rouge, LA)
67565 (Otis, KS)
66514 (Milford, KS)
73951 (Tyrone, OK)

Airports in the US/Central time zone

South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field El Dorado, AR (ELD / KELD)
Clarendon Airport Clarendon, TX (XXD)
Campbell Army Airfield Hopkinsville, KY (HOP / KHOP)
Dennis F. Cantrell Field Conway, AR ( / KCWS)
Pryor Field Regional Airport Decatur, AL (DCU / KDCU)


Note that states may span multiple time zones, so it's often better to search for a particular city to find the local time zone.

World time zones

Travel Math provides a database of time zones all over the world. You can use this data to check the local time, or verify the time difference when you cross time zones during a trip. Daylight savings is automatically adjusted based on the local time zone. The tz database or zoneinfo database uses the closest city, rather than the more common Eastern, Central, Mountain or Pacific time zones in the United States. Countries often change their daylight saving rules, so please help us stay current by letting us know if you find any pages that need updates.

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