California Time

Current time in California, USA

Time Zone and Daylight Saving Time (DST) Rules

Current California Time (Eastern Time)

California is in the Pacific Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). US Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-8 ).

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)

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