New Mexico (NM) is 1 hour behind Illinois (IL).

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Current time

Illinois (IL)   5:31 PM on Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

New Mexico (NM)   4:31 PM on Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

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Meeting planner for Illinois (IL) and New Mexico (NM)

To schedule a conference call or plan a meeting at the best time for both parties, you should try between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM your time in Illinois. That will end up being between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM in New Mexico. The chart on the right shows overlapping times.

Schedule a phone call from Illinois to New Mexico

If you live in Illinois and you want to call a friend in New Mexico, you can try calling them between 8:00 AM and 12:00 AM your time. This will be between 7AM - 11PM their time, since New Mexico (NM) is 1 hour behind Illinois (IL).

If you're available any time, but you want to reach someone in New Mexico at work, you may want to try between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM your time. This is the best time to reach them from 9AM - 5PM during normal working hours.

UTC-5 hours     UTC-6 hours
Illinois     New Mexico
10:00 AM     9:00 AM
11:00 AM     10:00 AM
12:00 PM     11:00 AM
1:00 PM     12:00 PM
2:00 PM     1:00 PM
3:00 PM     2:00 PM
4:00 PM     3:00 PM
5:00 PM     4:00 PM

Illinois (IL)

State: Illinois
Country: United States
Category: states
Time zone: America/Chicago (UTC/GMT -5 hours)

New Mexico (NM)

State: New Mexico
Country: United States
Category: states
Time zone: America/Shiprock (UTC/GMT -6 hours)

Time difference

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