24TimeZones.com Time zone abbreviations Central Standard Time

Current CST time



Wednesday, December 2, 2020

What is Central Standard Time

CST timing

CST (Central Standard Time) is one of the well-known names of UTC-6 time zone which is 6h. behind of UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).The time offset from UTC can be written as -06:00.

It's used during the winter. During the summer CDT - Central Daylight Time (UTC-5) is in use.

Some locations use CST all year long.


Time difference to GMT/UTC

6 hours behind (UTC-06)

Other Time Zones which are named CST

Abbreviation Name
CST China Standard Time
CST Cuba Standard Time

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Other Time Zones in UTC-06

Abbreviation Name
EAST Easter Island Standard Time
GALT Galapagos Time
MDT Mountain Daylight Time

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