Time Zone in Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Current:||CDT — Central Daylight Time|
|Next Change:||CST — Central Standard Time|
|Current Offset:||UTC/GMT -5 hours|
|Difference:||1 hour behind New York|
Central Time Zone
Chicago is in the Central Time Zone. When it comes to UTC-GMT offset, Chicago, Illinois is GMT/UTC - 6 hours during Standard Time and GMT/UTC - 5h during Daylight Saving Time.
Chicago Time Now
|Time zone abbreviation:||CST|
|Time zone name:||Central Time|
Feb 25, 2022
Illinois Time Zone - Illinois Current Time - Daylight Saving Time
|Illinois Local Time Details|
|Time Zone Abbreviations||Central Standard Time - is abbreviated as CST Central Daylight Time - is abbreviated as CDT|
|UTC - GMT Offset||Illinois is GMT/UTC - 6h during Standard Time Illinois is GMT/UTC - 5h during Daylight Saving Time|
Current time in USA time zones
|STANDARD TIME ZONE|
|Eastern Standard Time||EST||GMT -5|
|Central Standard Time||CST||GMT -6|
|Mountain Standard Time||MST||GMT -7|
|Pacific Standard Time||PST||GMT -8|
Coordinated Universal Time
Prior to 1972, this time was called Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) but is now referred to as Coordinated Universal Time or Universal Time Coordinated (UTC). It is a coordinated time scale, maintained by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM).
UTC stands for Coordinated Universal Time, a standard used to set all time zones around the world. So, for instance, New York City is in the time zone UTC minus five, meaning that it is 5 hours earlier in NYC than the reading on a UTC clock (except during U.S. daylight savings, when it is 4 hours earlier).
Countries in UTC+0 Zone
Current time in UTC/GMT-4 time zone is 12:28:37.
Eastern Standard Time (EST), when observing standard time (autumn/winter), are five hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−05:00). Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), when observing daylight saving time (spring/summer), are four hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−04:00).
Time Zones Currently Being Used in United States
|Offset||Time Zone Abbreviation & Name|
|UTC -7||MST||Mountain Standard Time|
|UTC -6||MDT||Mountain Daylight Time|
|UTC -5||CDT||Central Daylight Time|
|UTC -4||EDT||Eastern Daylight Time|
Current time in UTC/GMT-5 time zone is 10:44:43.
|Time Zone Abbreviation||Time Zone Name|
|CST||Central Standard Time (North America)|
|EAST||Easter Island Standard Time|
|MDT||Mountain Daylight Time (North America)|
Mountain Time Zone
UTC−07:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of −07:00. In North America, it is observed in the Mountain Time Zone during standard time, and in the Pacific Time Zone during the other eight months (see Daylight saving time).
Currently has same time zone offset as EST (UTC -5) but different time zone name. Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: North America, Caribbean, Central America.
4 am EST
|Universal Time (UTC) to Eastern Standard Time (EST)|
|8 am UTC||is||4 am EST|
|9 am UTC||is||5 am EST|
|10 am UTC||is||6 am EST|
|11 am UTC||is||7 am EST|
Current time in UTC/GMT-8 time zone is 06:04:13.
Time Zone Currently Being Used in California
|Offset||Time Zone Abbreviation & Name||Current Time|
|UTC -7||PDT||Mon, 2:24:44 pm|