Idaho Time and Time Zones

Current time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules

GMT/UTC offsets (time differences)

Idaho is unusual in that it operates in two distinct timezones

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, IDJerome, 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.


  • Daylight Saving Time began: Sunday 8 March 2020  02:00 local time. Clocks went forward one hour.
  • Daylight Saving Time ends: Sunday 1 November 2020 02:00 local time. Clocks go back one hour.

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