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Central Time

Central Time


Thursday, September 28, 2023

Central Time (CT) is a term which refers to the local time in areas observing either Central Standard Time (CST) or Central Daylight Time (CDT).

What time is it Central Time?

Central Time Zone GMT/UTC offset

Central Standard Time is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Central Daylight Time is 5 hours behind UTC.


Time zone difference

Time zone Difference
Central Time to Eastern Time 1 hour behind Eastern Time
Central Time to Mountain Time 1 hour ahead of Mountain Time
Central Time to Pacific Time 2 hours ahead of Pacific Time


Abbreviation Name
CT Central Time
CST Central Standard Time
CDT Central Daylight Time

Daylight Saving Time in 2023

DST starts on Sunday 12 March 2023, 02:00 standard time
Move your clock forward 1 hour
DST ends on Sunday 05 November 2023, 02:00 daylight time
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Iana Timezones where CT is currently observed


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