Time Zone Abbreviations

List of time zone names and abbreviations

GMT/UTC time differences or offsets

Check the table for the shortened names world time zones, in alphabetical order, as well as GMT/UTC offset values. Please advise us of any changes using the rating form at the bottom of this page.

Note: Certain abbreviations are used for different time zones, e.g IST is either India Standard Time or Irish Summer Time or Israel Standard Time. In some cases, when a country has multiple time zones, only the link to the general time page will be available, e.g Australia.

Clocks displayed for a certain time zone or country always show the current time for that area, adjusted automatically for local Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules. Click on a time zone link to view the time.

Abbr Name GMT/UTC offset
ACDT Australian Central Daylight Time GMT/UTC+10:30
ACST Australian Central Standard Time GMT/UTC+9:30
ADT Atlantic Daylight Time GMT/UTC−3
AEDT Australian Eastern Daylight Time GMT/UTC+11
AEST Australian Eastern Standard Time GMT/UTC+10
AFT Afghanistan Time GMT/UTC+4:30
AKDT Alaska Daylight Time GMT/UTC−8
AKST Alaska Standard Time GMT/UTC−9
AMT Armenia Time GMT+4
ART Argentina Time GMT/UTC−3
AST Arabia Standard Time (Riyadh, Baghdad) GMT/UTC+3
AST Atlantic Standard Time GMT/UTC−4
AWDT Australian Western Daylight Time GMT/UTC+9
AWST Australian Western Standard Time GMT/UTC+8
AZOST Azores Standard Time GMT/UTC−1
AZT Azerbaijan Time GMT/UTC+4
BNT Brunei Time GMT/UTC+8
BIOT British Indian Ocean Time GMT/UTC+6
BIT Baker Island Time GMT/UTC−12
BOT Bolivia Time GMT/UTC−4
BRT Brasilia Time (Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro) GMT/UTC−3
BST Bangladesh Standard Time GMT/UTC+6
BST British Summer Time GMT/UTC+1
BTT Bhutan Time GMT/UTC+6
CAT Central Africa Time GMT/UTC+2
CCT Cocos Islands Time GMT/UTC+6:30
CDT Central Daylight Time (North America) GMT/UTC−5
CEDT/CEST Central European Daylight (Summer) Time GMT/UTC+2
CET Central European Time GMT/UTC+1
CHADT Chatham Daylight Time GMT/UTC+13:45
CHAST Chatham Standard Time GMT/UTC+12:45
CIST Clipperton Island Standard Time GMT/UTC−8
CKT Cook Island Time GMT/UTC−10
CLST Chile Summer Time GMT/UTC−3
CLT Chile Standard Time GMT/UTC−4
COT Colombia Time GMT/UTC−5
CST Central Standard Time (North America) GMT/UTC−6
CST China Standard Time GMT/UTC+8
CVT Cape Verde Time GMT/UTC−1
CXT Christmas Island Timetd> GMT/UTC+7
CHST Chamorro Standard Time GMT/UTC+10
DFT AIX specific equivalent of Central European Time GMT/UTC+1
EAST Easter Island Standard Time GMT/UTC−6
EAT East Africa Time GMT/UTC+3
ECT Eastern Caribbean Time GMT/UTC−4
ECT Ecuador Time GMT/UTC−5
EDT Eastern Daylight Time (North America) GMT/UTC−4
EEDT(EEST) Eastern European Daylight (Summer) Time GMT/UTC+3
EET Eastern European Time GMT/UTC+2
EST Eastern Standard Time (North America) GMT/UTC−5
FJT Fiji Standard Time GMT/UTC+12
FKST Falkland Islands Summer Time GMT/UTC−3
FKT Falkland Islands Time GMT/UTC−4
GALT Galapagos Time GMT/UTC−6
GET Georgia Standard Time GMT/UTC+4
GFT French Guiana Time GMT/UTC−3
GILT Gilbert Island Time GMT/UTC+12
GIT Gambier Island Time GMT/UTC−9
GMT Greenwich Mean Time GMT/UTC+0
GST South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands GMT/UTC−2
GST Gulf Standard Time (Abu Dhabi) GMT/UTC+4
GYT Guyana Time GMT/UTC−4
HADT Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time GMT/UTC−9
HAEC Heure Avancée d'Europe CentraleFrench for CEST GMT/UTC+2
HAST Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time GMT/UTC−10
HKT Hong Kong Time GMT/UTC+8
HMT Heard and McDonald Islands Time GMT/UTC+5
HST Hawaii Standard Time GMT/UTC−10
ICT Indochina Time GMT/UTC+7
IDT Israel Daylight Time GMT/UTC+3
IRKT Irkutsk Time GMT/UTC+8
IRST Iran Standard Time GMT/UTC+3:30
IST India Standard Time GMT/UTC+5:30
IST Irish Summer Time GMT/UTC+1
IST Israel Standard Time GMT/UTC+2
JST Japan Standard Time GMT/UTC+9
KRAT Krasnoyarsk Time (Russia time zone 6) GMT/UTC+7
KST Korea Standard Time GMT/UTC+9
LHST Lord Howe Standard Time GMT/UTC+10:30
LINT Line Islands Time GMT/UTC+14
MAGT Magadan Time (Russia time zone 10) GMT/UTC+11
MDT Mountain Daylight Time (North America) GMT/UTC−6
MET Middle European Time (same as CET) GMT/UTC+1
MEST Middle European Saving Time (same as CEST) GMT/UTC+2
MIT Marquesas Islands Time GMT/UTC−9:30
MSK Moscow Standard Time (Russia time zone 2) GMT/UTC+3
MST(MYT) Malaysia Standard Time GMT/UTC+8
MST Mountain Standard Time (North America) GMT/UTC−7
MST Myanmar Standard Time GMT/UTC+6:30
MUT Mauritius Time GMT/UTC+4
MYT Malaysian Time GMT/UTC+8
NDT Newfoundland Daylight Time GMT/UTC−2:30
NFT Norfolk Time GMT/UTC+11:30
NPT Nepal Time GMT/UTC+5:45
NST Newfoundland Standard Time GMT/UTC−3:30
NZDT New Zealand Daylight Time GMT/UTC+13
NZST New Zealand Standard Time GMT/UTC+12
OMST Omsk Time GMT/UTC+6
PDT Pacific Daylight Time (North America) GMT/UTC−7
PETT Kamchatka Time (Russia time zone 11) GMT/UTC+12
PHOT Phoenix Island Time GMT/UTC+13
PKT Pakistan Standard Time GMT/UTC+5
PST Pacific Standard Time (North America) GMT/UTC−8
PST Philippines Standard Time GMT/UTC+8
RET Réunion Time GMT/UTC+4
SAMT Samara Time (Russia time zone 3) GMT/UTC+4
SAST South African Standard Time GMT/UTC+2
SBT Solomon Islands Time GMT/UTC+11
SCT Seychelles Time GMT/UTC+4
SGT Singapore Time GMT/UTC+8
SLT Sri Lanka Time GMT/UTC+5:30
SST Samoa Standard Time GMT−11
SST (same as SGT) Singapore Standard Time GMT/UTC+8
TAHT Tahiti Time GMT/UTC−10
THA Thailand Standard Time GMT/UTC+7
UYST Uruguay Summer Time (not in use) GMT/UTC−2
UYT Uruguay Standard Time GMT/UTC−3
VET Venezuelan Standard Time GMT/UTC−4
VLAT Vladivostok Time (Russia time zone 9) GMT/UTC+10
WAT West Africa Time GMT/UTC+1
WEDT(WEST) Western European Daylight (Summer) Time GMT/UTC+1
WET Western European Time GMT/UTC+0
YAKT Yakutsk Time (Russia time zone 8) GMT/UTC+9
YEKT Yekaterinburg Time (Russia time zone 4) GMT/UTC+5

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