The current US/Central time zone offset is:

UTC/GMT -5 hours

The time and date in this time zone is:

9:11 PM on Friday, Jul 1, 2016

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Daylight Saving Time: This time zone changed to daylight saving time (DST) at 2:00 AM on Sunday, Mar 13, 2016. The GMT offset is currently UTC/GMT -5 hours (CDT). It will change back to standard time at 2:00 AM on Sunday, Nov 6, 2016. The new GMT offset will be UTC/GMT -6 hours (CST).

zip codes

71359 Pineville, LA
70080 Paradis, LA
77299 Houston, TX
74945 Marble City, OK
73010 Blanchard, OK

Airports in the US/Central time zone

Kansas City International Airport Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI)
Enterprise Municipal Airport Enterprise, AL (ETS / KEDN)
McAllen-Miller International Airport McAllen, TX (MFE / KMFE)
Shenandoah Municipal Airport Shenandoah, IA ( / KSDA)
Park Rapids Municipal Airport Park Rapids, MN (PKD / KPKD)


South Dakota

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

Travelmath 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.