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CDT/CST

Central Daylight Time

GMT -5

CST automatically adjusted to CDT time zone, that is in use

PDT/PST

Pacific Daylight Time

GMT -7

PST automatically adjusted to PDT time zone, that is in use

Time Difference

Central Daylight Time is 2 hours ahead of Pacific Daylight Time
8:00 pm20:00 in CDT is 6:00 pm18:00 in PDT

CST to PST call time
Best time for a conference call or a meeting is between 10am-6pm in CST which corresponds to 8am-4pm in PST

8:00 pm20:00 Central Daylight Time (CDT). Offset UTC -5:00 hours
6:00 pm18:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Offset UTC -7:00 hours

8:00 pm20:00 CDT / 6:00 pm18:00 PDT

CDT PDT
12am (midnight) 10pm
1am 11pm
2am 12am (midnight)
3am 1am
4am 2am
5am 3am
6am 4am
7am 5am
8am 6am
9am 7am
10am 8am
11am 9am
12pm (noon) 10am
1pm 11am
2pm 12pm (noon)
3pm 1pm
4pm 2pm
5pm 3pm
6pm 4pm
7pm 5pm
8pm 6pm
9pm 7pm
10pm 8pm
11pm 9pm
0:00 22:00
1:00 23:00
2:00 0:00
3:00 1:00
4:00 2:00
5:00 3:00
6:00 4:00
7:00 5:00
8:00 6:00
9:00 7:00
10:00 8:00
11:00 9:00
12:00 10:00
13:00 11:00
14:00 12:00
15:00 13:00
16:00 14:00
17:00 15:00
18:00 16:00
19:00 17:00
20:00 18:00
21:00 19:00
22:00 20:00
23:00 21:00

Central Standard Time

Offset: CST is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is used in North America

Countries: It is used in following countries: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, United States

Principal Cities: The largest city in the CST timezone is Mexico City from Mexico with population about 12.294 million people. Other major cities in the area are Chicago, Houston, Iztapalapa, Ecatepec

French: HNC - Heure Normale du Centre

Spanish: CT - Tiempo Central Estándar, CT - Zona Centro

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Daylight Saving: This is a standard time zone, however during summer some places switch clocks for one hour forward when daylight saving comes into effect and observe Central Daylight Time (CDT).

CST to PST Converter - Savvy Time (3)End: Central Standard Time (CST) has ended on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 2:00 am local time and clocks were set one hour forward to Sunday, March 10, 2024, 3:00 am local daylight time instead. Standard time ends annually the on second Sunday of March.

CST to PST Converter - Savvy Time (4)Start: Central Standard Time (CST) starts on Sunday, November 3, 2024 at 2:00 am local time and clocks are set one hour back to Sunday, November 3, 2024, 1:00 am. Standard time starts annually the on first Sunday of November.

CST representations, usage and related time zones

W3C/ISO-8601: International standard covering representation and exchange of dates and time-related data

  • -06 - basic short
  • -0600 - basic
  • -06:00 - extended

Email/RFC-2822: Internet Message Format Date Standard, typically used for timestamps in email headers

  • -0600 - sign character (-) followed by a four digit time providing hours (06) and minutes (00) of the offset. Indicates six hour and zero minutes time differences to the west of the zero meridian.

Military/NATO: Used by the U.S. military, Chinese military and others

  • Sierra - Military abbreviation for CST
  • S - short form of 'Sierra'

IANA/Olson: Reflects CST time zone boundaries defined by political bodies, primarily intended for use with computer programs and operating systems

  • America/Bahia_Banderas
  • America/Belize
  • America/Chicago
  • America/Chihuahua
  • America/Costa_Rica
  • America/El_Salvador
  • America/Guatemala
  • America/Indiana/Knox
  • America/Indiana/Tell_City
  • America/Knox_IN
  • America/Managua
  • America/Matamoros
  • America/Menominee
  • America/Merida
  • America/Mexico_City
  • America/Monterrey
  • America/North_Dakota/Beulah
  • America/North_Dakota/Center
  • America/North_Dakota/New_Salem
  • America/Ojinaga
  • America/Rainy_River
  • America/Rankin_Inlet
  • America/Regina
  • America/Resolute
  • America/Swift_Current
  • America/Tegucigalpa
  • America/Winnipeg
  • CST6CDT
  • Canada/Central
  • Canada/Saskatchewan
  • Mexico/General
  • US/Central
  • US/Indiana-Starke

CST Abbreviation: Several time zones share CST abbreviation and it could refer to these time zones

  • Central Standard Time - UTC -6
  • China Standard Time - UTC +8
  • Cuba Standard Time - UTC -5
  • Colombia Standard Time - UTC -5

Time zones with the GMT -6 offset:

  • CST - Central Standard Time
  • CT - Central Time
  • MDT - Mountain Daylight Time
  • EAST - Easter Island Standard Time
  • GALT - Galapagos Time
  • S - Sierra Time Zone

Pacific Standard Time

Offset: PST is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is used in North America

Countries: It is used in following countries: Canada, Mexico, United States

Principal Cities: The largest city in the PST timezone is Los Angeles from USA with population about 3.793 million people. Other major cities in the area are Vancouver, Tijuana, San Diego, San Jose

French: HNP - Heure Normale du Pacifique

Spanish: PT - Tiempo del Pacífico, PT - Zona Noroeste

CST to PST Converter - Savvy Time (5)

Daylight Saving: This is a standard time zone, however during summer some places switch clocks for one hour forward when daylight saving comes into effect and observe Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

CST to PST Converter - Savvy Time (6)End: Pacific Standard Time (PST) has ended on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 2:00 am local time and clocks were set one hour forward to Sunday, March 10, 2024, 3:00 am local daylight time instead. Standard time ends annually the on second Sunday of March.

CST to PST Converter - Savvy Time (7)Start: Pacific Standard Time (PST) starts on Sunday, November 3, 2024 at 2:00 am local time and clocks are set one hour back to Sunday, November 3, 2024, 1:00 am. Standard time starts annually the on first Sunday of November.

PST representations, usage and related time zones

W3C/ISO-8601: International standard covering representation and exchange of dates and time-related data

  • -08 - basic short
  • -0800 - basic
  • -08:00 - extended

Email/RFC-2822: Internet Message Format Date Standard, typically used for timestamps in email headers

  • -0800 - sign character (-) followed by a four digit time providing hours (08) and minutes (00) of the offset. Indicates eight hour and zero minutes time differences to the west of the zero meridian.

Military/NATO: Used by the U.S. military, Chinese military and others

  • Uniform - Military abbreviation for PST
  • U - short form of 'Uniform'

IANA/Olson: Reflects PST time zone boundaries defined by political bodies, primarily intended for use with computer programs and operating systems

  • America/Ensenada
  • America/Los_Angeles
  • America/Santa_Isabel
  • America/Tijuana
  • America/Vancouver
  • Canada/Pacific
  • Mexico/BajaNorte
  • PST8PDT
  • US/Pacific

PST Abbreviation: Several time zones share PST abbreviation and it could refer to these time zones

  • Pacific Standard Time - UTC -8
  • Pitcairn Standard Time - UTC -8
  • Peru Standard Time - UTC -5
  • Pakistan Standard Time - UTC +5:30

Time zones with the GMT -8 offset:

  • AKDT - Alaska Daylight Time
  • PST - Pacific Standard Time
  • PT - Pacific Time
  • PST - Pitcairn Standard Time
  • U - Uniform Time Zone

EST to IST GMT to EST PST to EST EST to GMT PST to GMT

CST to PST Converter - Savvy Time (2024)

FAQs

Is PST always 2 hours behind CST? ›

Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours behind Central Standard Time (CST). To convert PST to CST, you have to add two hours. Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 1 hour behind Mountain Standard Time (MST).

What is 12 am CST in PST to Pacific time? ›

CST to PST Chart
CST TimePST Time
12:00 am CST (midnight)10:00 pm PST
01:00 am CST11:00 pm PST
02:00 am CST12:00 am PST (midnight)
03:00 am CST01:00 am PST
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How many hours is PST from CST? ›

What is the difference between PST and CST time zones? The Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours behind of Central Standard Time (CST).

What is CST right now? ›

It is 00:41:53 right now.

Is California PST or PDT? ›

California Is in the Pacific Time Zone

California uses Pacific Standard Time (PST) during standard time and Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) during Daylight Saving Time (DST). California shares its time zone and DST schedule with bordering states Oregon and Nevada.

What time zone is 2 hours ahead of CST? ›

Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours ahead of Central Standard Time (CST). To convert AST to CST, you have to subtract two hours. Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 3 hours ahead of Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Is California 2 hours behind central time? ›

California is 2 hours behind Central Time. Press any time in the table below to open and share the event time page.

What state uses CST time? ›

In the United States, the time zone includes the entire area of the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. It also includes parts of Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas.

Is Texas in CST now? ›

Most of Texas is in the Central Time Zone with the exception being the two westernmost counties. Northwestern Culberson County near Guadalupe Mountains National Park unofficially observes Mountain Time Zone.

Is Central Time and CST the same? ›

CST Is the Central Time Zone

In everyday usage, CST is often referred to as Central Time (CT) or the Central Time Zone.

What does 2pm PST mean? ›

The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico. Places in this zone observe standard time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−08:00). During daylight saving time, a time offset of UTC−07:00 is used.

What time is CST in California? ›

Getting Started
Central Standard Time (CST) to Los Angeles, California ( in Los Angeles)
12 pm CSTis10 am in Los Angeles
1 pm CSTis11 am in Los Angeles
2 pm CSTis12 pm in Los Angeles
3 pm CSTis1 pm in Los Angeles
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