What time is it in Idaho Time Zone / Current time
Idaho is unusual in that it operates in two distinct timezones
What time zone is Idaho in?
The Southern part of Idaho (except Panhandle and Clearwater Regions - IE North of Salmon River) fall within the Mountain Time Zone which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
The Northern part of Idaho ( Panhandle and Clearwater Regions ) fall in the Pacific Time Zone which is 8 hours behind GMT.
Towns & Cities in Idaho on Mountain Time
American Falls, ID | Bancroft, ID | Blackfoot, ID | Boise, ID | Carey, ID | Cascade, ID | Chubbuck, ID | Council, ID | Dubois, ID | Eagle, ID | Grace, ID | Hidden Springs, ID | Idaho Falls, ID Jerome, ID | Ketchum, ID | Kimberly, ID | Kuna, ID | Lava Hot Springs, ID | Mackay, ID | Malad, ID | McCall, ID | McCammon, ID | Meridian, ID | Montpelier, ID | Mountain Home, ID | Nampa, ID | New Plymouth, ID | Pocatello, ID |Preston, ID | Rexburg, ID | Rigby, ID | Riggins, ID | Salmon, ID | Shelley, ID | Soda Springs, ID | St. Anthony, ID | Sun Valley, ID | Twin Falls, ID
Towns & Cities in Idaho on Pacific Time
Bonners Ferry, ID | Coeur d'Alene, ID | Elk City, ID | Elk River, ID | Harrison, ID | Hayden, ID | Lewiston, ID | Moscow, ID | Mullan, ID | Murray, ID | Nezperce, ID | Post Falls, ID | Priest River, ID | Rathdrum, ID | Sandpoint, ID | Wallace, ID | Weippe, ID
Does Idaho observe Daylight Saving Time?
Like most states in the U.S., Daylight Saving Time is observed in Idaho, the time is shifted forward by 1 hour, resulting in a 6 hours and 7 hours difference behind GMT for the Southern and Northern part of Idaho respectively.
After the Summer months, the time is shifted back by 1 hour resulting in the normal time difference behind GMT.
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