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Illinois Time

What time is it in Illinois Time Zone / Current time

What time zone is Illinois in?

Illinois is in the Central Time Zone in the United States of America (USA).  US Central Standard Time ( CST ) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-6 ).

Current Illinois Time (Central Time)

Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

Towns & Cities in Illinois on Central Time

Abingdon, IL | Addison, IL | Aledo, IL | Algonquin, IL | Alton, IL | Antioch, IL | Arenzville, IL | Arlington Heights, IL | Arthur, IL | Auburn, IL | Aurora, IL | Barrington, IL | Barrington Hills, IL | Bartlett, IL | Batavia, IL | Beach Park, IL | Beecher, IL | Belleville, IL | Bellwood, IL | Belvidere, IL | Bensenville, IL | Berwyn, IL | Bishop Hill, IL | Bloomingdale, IL | Bloomington, IL | Bolingbrook, IL | Breese, IL | Brookfield, IL | Buffalo Grove, IL | Burr Ridge, IL | Byron, IL | Canton, IL | Carbondale, IL | Carlinville, IL | Carlyle, IL | Carmi, IL | Carol Stream, IL | Carpentersville, IL | Carthage, IL | Carterville, IL | Village of Cary, IL | Champaign, IL | Channahon, IL | Charleston, IL | Chenoa, IL | Cherry Valley, IL | Chicago, IL | Chicago Heights, IL | Chillicothe, IL | Clarendon Hills, IL | Coal City, IL | Collinsville, IL | Columbia, IL | Countryside, IL | Crete, IL | Crystal Lake, IL | Danville, IL | Decatur, IL | Deer Creek, IL | Deerfield, IL | DeKalb, IL | Des Plaines, IL | Downers Grove, IL | Village of Dupo, IL | DuQuoin, IL | Earlville, IL | Village of East Dundee, IL | East Moline, IL | Edwardsville, IL | Effingham, IL | El Paso, IL | Elgin, IL | Elk Grove Village, IL | Elmhurst, IL | Elmwood Park, IL | Elsah, IL | Village of Erie, IL | Evanston, IL | Fairfield, IL | Fairview Heights, IL | Village of Flossmoor, IL | Fox River Grove, IL | Village of Franklin, IL | Freeburg, IL | Freeport, IL | Fulton, IL | Galena, IL | Galesburg, IL | Geneseo, IL | Geneva, IL | Genoa, IL | Germantown Hills, IL | Village of Gilberts, IL | Village of Glen Carbon, IL | Glen Ellyn, IL | Glendale Heights, IL | Village of Glenview, IL | Granite City, IL | Grayslake, IL | Greenville, IL | Gridley, IL | Gurnee, IL | Harwood Heights, IL | Havana, IL | Village of Hazel Crest, IL | Henry, IL | Herrin, IL | Highland, IL | Highland Park, IL | Highwood, IL | Village of Hillside, IL | Village of Hinsdale, IL | Hodgkins, IL | Village of Hoffman Estates, IL | Village of Homer Glen, IL | Homewood, IL | Indian Head Park, IL | Village of Island Lake, IL | Jacksonville, IL | Village of Johnsburg, IL | Joliet, IL | Kankakee, IL | Kewanee, IL | Lacon, IL | LaGrange, IL | Village of La Grange Park, IL | LaHarpe, IL | Lake Forest, IL | Lakemoor, IL | Lake Zurich, IL | Lanark, IL | LaSalle, IL | Lawrenceville, IL | Lemont, IL | Village of Libertyville, IL | Lincoln, IL | Village of Lisle, IL | Litchfield, IL | Livingston, IL | Lockport, IL | Village of Lombard, IL | Long Grove, IL | Machesney Park, IL | Mackinaw, IL | Macomb, IL | Manhattan, IL | Manteno, IL | Maquon, IL | Marion, IL | Village of Maryville, IL | Mascoutah, IL | McLeansboro, IL | Mendota, IL | Minonk, IL | Minooka, IL | Village of Mokena, IL | Moline, IL | Monee Township, IL | Monmouth, IL | Monticello, IL | Village of Montgomery, IL | Morrisonville, IL | Village of Morton Grove, IL | Mount Carmel, IL | Mount Carroll, IL | Mount Prospect, IL | Mount Vernon, IL | Village of Mundelein, IL | Murphysboro, IL | Naperville, IL | Nauvoo, IL | New Athens, IL | Niles, IL | Normal, IL | Norridge, IL | Northbrook, IL | Oak Brook, IL | Village of Oak Lawn, IL | Oak Park, IL | O'Fallon, IL | Olympia Fields, IL | Oquawka, IL | Orland Park, IL | Oswego, IL | Ottawa, IL | Village of Palatine, IL | Palos Heights, IL | Palos Park, IL | Paris, IL | Park Ridge, IL | Paxton, IL | Pecatonica, IL | Peoria, IL | Village of Peotone, IL | Petersburg, IL | Phoenix, IL | Pittsfield, IL | Village of Plainfield, IL | Pontiac, IL | Pontoon Beach, IL | Princeton, IL | Prophetstown, IL | Quincy, IL | Red Bud, IL | Richmond, IL | Village of Richton Park, IL | Village of River Forest, IL | Village of River Grove, IL | Riverside, IL | Riverton, IL | Riverwoods, IL | Rock Island, IL | Rockford, IL | Village of Rockton, IL | Rolling Meadows, IL | Village of Romeoville, IL | Village of Roselle, IL | Rochelle, IL | Village of Roscoe, IL | Sadorus, IL | Saint Charles, IL | Salem, IL | Sandwich, IL | Savanna, IL | Village of Savoy, IL | Village of Schaumburg, IL | Village of Schiller Park, IL | Shelbyville, IL | Shiloh, IL | Village of Skokie, IL | Village of Sleepy Hollow, IL | South Holland, IL | Village of South Jacksonville, IL | Spring Valley, IL | Springfield, IL | Staunton, IL | Streamwood, IL | Streator, IL | Village of Sugar Grove, IL | Sullivan, IL | Sycamore, IL | Village of Tinley Park, IL | Tower Lakes, IL | Tuscola, IL | Urbana, IL | Village of North Utica, IL | Vandalia, IL | Village of Vernon Hills, IL | Village of Villa Park, IL | Waterloo, IL | Waukegan, IL | West Chicago, IL | Village of West Dundee, IL | West Frankfort, IL | Village of Western Springs, IL | Village of Westmont, IL | Wheaton, IL | Village of Wheeling, IL | Village of Williamsville, IL | Village of Willowbrook, IL | Willow Springs, IL | Wilmette, IL | Village of Winnetka, IL | Wood Dale, IL | Wood River, IL | Woodstock, IL | Village of Worth, IL | Yorkville

Does Illinois observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST ) is observed in Illinois, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Central Daylight Time ( CDT );  which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).

After the Summer months the time in Illinois is shifted back by 1 hour to US Central Standard Time (CST) or (GMT-6)

Current rules in effect in USA

USA & Canada clocks are now on:

STANDARD TIME

  • 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 here

Daylight saving 2018
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