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Rhode Island Time

What time zone is Rhode Island in?

Rhode Island is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).

Current Rhode Island Time (Eastern Time)

Current time now in Time Zone: America New York (USA Eastern Time)

Towns and Cities in Rhode Island on Eastern Time

Barrington, RI | Bristol, RI | Burriville, RI | Charlestown, RI | Coventry, RI | Cranston, RI | Cumberland, RI | East Greenwich, RI | East Providence, RI | Glocester, RI | Hopkinton, RI | Johnston, RI | Lincoln, RI | Middletown, RI | Narragansett, RI | Newport, RI | North Kingstown, RI | North Smithfield, RI | Portsmouth, RI | Providence, RI | Richmond, RI | Scituate, RI | Tiverton, RI | Warren, RI | Warwick, RI | Westerly, RI | Woonsocket, RI

Does Rhode Island observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST ) is observed in Rhode Island Time , where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT );  which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-4 ).

After the Summer months the time in Rhode Island is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).

USA & Canada clocks are now on

DAYLIGHT SAVING

  • 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

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