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PDT

Pacific Daylight Time

GMT -7

CDT/CST

Central Daylight Time

GMT -5

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

Time Difference

Pacific Daylight Time is 2 hours behind Central Daylight Time
3:00 am03:00 in PDT is 5:00 am05:00 in CDT

PDT to CST call time
Best time for a conference call or a meeting is between 8am-5pm in PDT which corresponds to 9am-6pm in CST

3:00 am03:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Offset UTC -7:00 hours
5:00 am05:00 Central Daylight Time (CDT). Offset UTC -5:00 hours

3:00 am03:00 PDT / 5:00 am05:00 CDT

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

Pacific Daylight Time

Offset: PDT is 7 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 PDT 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: HAP - Heure Avancée du Pacifique

Spanish: PT - Zona Noroeste

PDT to CST Converter - Savvy Time (2)

Daylight Saving: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) is a daylight saving/summer timezone, however during winter some places switch clocks for one hour back and observe Pacific Standard Time (PST).

PDT to CST Converter - Savvy Time (3)Start: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) started 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. Daylight saving starts annually the on second Sunday of March

PDT to CST Converter - Savvy Time (4)End: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) ends 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 local standard time instead. Daylight saving ends annually the on first Sunday of November

PDT representations, usage and related time zones

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

  • -07 - basic short
  • -0700 - basic
  • -07:00 - extended

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

  • -0700 - sign character (-) followed by a four digit time providing hours (07) and minutes (00) of the offset. Indicates seven 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

  • Tango - Military abbreviation for PDT
  • T - short form of 'Tango'

IANA/Olson: Reflects PDT 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

Time zones with the GMT -7 offset:

  • MST - Mountain Standard Time
  • PDT - Pacific Daylight Time
  • YST - Yukon Standard Time
  • T - Tango Time Zone

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

PDT to CST 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 Central Daylight Time (CDT).

PDT to CST Converter - Savvy Time (6)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.

PDT to CST Converter - Savvy Time (7)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

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

PDT to CST Converter - Savvy Time (2024)

FAQs

Is PDT 2 hours behind CST? ›

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

How to convert Pacific time to central time? ›

The Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours behind of Central Standard Time (CST).

How many hours is CDT from PDT? ›

Getting Started
Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) to Central Daylight Time (CDT)
6 am PDTis8 am CDT
7 am PDTis9 am CDT
8 am PDTis10 am CDT
9 am PDTis11 am CDT
8 more rows

How many hours difference is there between central and Pacific time zones? ›

Central Time is 2 hours ahead of Pacific Time, 1 hour behind Eastern Time and New York, 6 hours behind UTC, and 7 hours behind Central European Time.

How far behind is PDT time? ›

Pacific Time Zone
Pacific Time Zone
UTC offset
PSTUTC−08:00
PDTUTC−07:00
5 more rows

Is California in PDT now? ›

California still follows daylight saving time, so right now it is in PDT. The entire state is always in the Pacific time zone, or PT. Pacific time is not static and switches according to the time change.

How do you convert time to Central time? ›

To convert 18:00 UTC (6:00 p.m.) into your local time, subtract 6 hours, to get 12 noon CST. During daylight saving (summer) time, you would only subtract 5 hours, so 18:00 UTC would convert to 1:00 p.m CDT. Note that the U.S. uses a 12-hour format with a.m. and p.m.

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 is 12:00 AM PT in CDT? ›

Getting Started
Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Daylight Time (CDT)
12 am PSTis2 am CDT
1 am PSTis3 am CDT
2 am PSTis4 am CDT
3 am PSTis5 am CDT
8 more rows

What is a PDT time converter? ›

Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) is 3 hours behind Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). To convert PDT to EDT, you have to add three hours. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) is 2 hours behind Central Daylight Time (CDT). To convert PDT to CDT, you have to add two hours.

What is CT to PDT? ›

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

What is difference between CDT and CST? ›

CDT stands for Central Daylight Time, the time in the United States' Central Time Zone during Daylight Savings Time. CST stands for Central Standard Time, and is the time in the United States' Central Time Zone when Daylight Savings Time is not in effect. They differ by one hour.

How many hours is CST from Pacific time? ›

The Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time (PST).

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).

What is 3 hours ahead of Pacific time? ›

Answer: The states that are 3 hours ahead of California are those in the Eastern Time Zone, such as New York, Florida, and Georgia.

What is 2pm CST converted to PST? ›

CST to PST Chart
CST TimePST Time
01:00 pm CST11:00 am PST
02:00 pm CST12:00 pm PST (noon)
03:00 pm CST01:00 pm PST
04:00 pm CST02:00 pm PST
20 more rows

What time is 11 CDT in PST? ›

CDT to PST Chart
CDT TimePST Time
10:00 am CDT08:00 am PST
11:00 am CDT09:00 am PST
12:00 pm CDT (noon)10:00 am PST
01:00 pm CDT11:00 am PST
20 more rows

What is 8/7 central in Pacific time? ›

Explanation: 8/7 central refers to a specific time slot for television programming in the United States. Central time is one hour ahead of Pacific time. So, if a show is airing at 8/7 central, it means that it is airing at 8:00 PM in the central time zone and 7:00 PM in the Pacific time zone.

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