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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)


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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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