MST | MDT: Mountain Time
What is the Mountain Time Zone?
The Mountain Timezone is an area 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7) during the winter months (referred to as MST) and 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6) during the summer months (referred to as MDT). At the moment, the following schedule is used:
What's the current time now in the Mountain Time Zone?
USA & Canada clocks are now on
- 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 and Canada past and future DST schedules here
From 2 A.M. on the second Sunday in March to 2 A.M. on the first Sunday in November, Daylight Saving Time is in effect. At all other times, Standard Time is in effect.
Do clocks in the Mountain Timezone 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 Mountain Daylight Time (MDT); which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-6 ).
After the Summer months Mountain Time is shifted back by 1 hour to US Mountain Standard Time (MST) or (GMT-7).
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