Current Time in California
California Time Zone and Daylight Saving Time (DST) Rules
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- Daylight saving start: Sunday 12 March 2017 02:00 local time. Clocks go forward one hour.
- Daylight saving end: Sunday 5 November 2017 02:00 local time. Clocks go back one hour.
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Does California observe Daylight Saving Time?
Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST) is observed in California , where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Pacific Daylight Time ( PDT ); which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-7 ).
After the Summer months the time in California is shifted back by 1 hour to US Pacific Standard Time (PST) or (GMT-8)