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The District of Columbia - Current time now in Washington DC and GMT

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Current time now in Time Zone: America New York (USA Eastern Time)


What time zone is Washington DC Time in?

Washington DC Time is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).

Does Washington DC Time observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST ) is observed in Washington DC Time , where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT );  which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-4 ).

After the Summer months the time in Washington DC Time is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).

USA clocks are now on

DAYLIGHT SAVING

  • 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.

USA past and future DST schedules here

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