Eastern Daylight Time (USA + Canada)
Eastern Daylight Saving Time ( EDT ) = GMT-4 (USA + Canada)
Clock showing current local time now in USA & Canada Eastern Time Zone
What is the current time now in Eastern Daylight Time Zone?
Current rules in effect in USA
- Standard Time began: Sunday 5 November 2017 02:00 local time. Clocks went back one hour.
- Standard Time ends: Sunday 11 March 2018 02:00 local time. Clocks go forward one hour.
USA and Canada past and future DST schedules hereDaylight Saving 2018
Eastern Time - USA + Canada
What time zone Eastern Daylight Time?
Eastern Daylight Time is the Eastern Time Zone of the United States of America (USA) and Canada. Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).
Does Eastern Time observe Daylight Saving Time?
In most states in the USA and in most provinces in Canada, Daylight-Saving Time (DST) is observed. During DST the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to EDT; which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4).
After the Summer months Eastern Time is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).