Articles About Time Zone (25)
UTC: The World’s Time Standard
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the basis for civil time today. This 24-hour time standard is kept using highly precise atomic clocks combined with the Earth's rotation.
UTC & GMT – Same Difference?
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is often interchanged or confused with Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). But GMT is a time zone and UTC is a time standard.
GMT or BST in the UK?
The UK is not on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) all year. During Daylight Saving Time the correct time zone is British Summer Time (BST).
Time Zones in Indiana
In Indiana, USA, there are are two time zones: Central Time and Eastern Time. All counties set their clocks one hour to and from Daylight Saving Time (DST) twice a year. Indiana time zone map with local time in each county.
What Is Standard Time?
Standard time is also known as winter time or normal time in some countries.
What Is the International Date Line?
The International Date Line goes through the Pacific Ocean at about 180 degrees longitude. Where is the International Date Line? See it on a time zone map.
What Is a Time Zone?
A time zone refers to any region where the same standard time is kept. Interactive Time Zone Map for current time zones worldwide.
No DST in Most of Arizona
Most of the US state of Arizona does not use Daylight Saving Time (DST). The exception is the Navajo Nation.
DST in the United States
When did Daylight Saving Time start in the US? Which states use it, and why?
Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones in Europe
When does Daylight Saving Time start and end in Europe? How many time zones are there?
What Are Longitudes and Latitudes?
Cartographers and geographers divide the Earth into longitudes and latitudes in order to locate points on the globe.
Australia's Time Zones
Australia has multiple time zones. Some of them are half-hour and quarter-hour time zones. Not all states and territories use Daylight Saving Time (DST).
Half Hour and 45-Minute Time Zones
While most time zones differ from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) by a number of full hours, some time zones have 30-minute or 45-minute offsets.
Why Do We Have Time Zones?
The expansion of transport and communication during the 19th century created a need for a unified time-keeping system, and time zones were introduced.
UK Time Zone History
The United Kingdom started using Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) as its standard time in 1880. It remained the base of civil time in the world until 1972.
What Is Universal Time?
Universal Time is a solar time standard used in astronomy and to define time on Earth. How is it measured? What's the difference between UT, UT0, UT1, UT2, and UTC?
Why UTC – not CUT?
The abbreviation for Coordinated Universal Time is UTC. Why is it not abbreviated as “CUT” or “TUC”?
What is Internet Time, and how to convert between the time zones and beats.
What Is a Time Zone?
The term time zone can be used to describe several different things.
New Year Trivia
Toast the New Year 38 times with our new year countdown. 26 hours after the first bottle pops on Kiritimati in the Pacific, Baker Island greets the New Year.
Jet Lag Tips
What is jet lag, what are the symptoms, and which remedies are recommended?
Military Time: The 24-Hour Clock
Military Time uses a 24-hour time format and the NATO alphabet. How does it work? Conversion chart: What is 1500 Zulu Time in 12-hour AM/PM format?
The Equator Divides Earth in Two
The equator is an imaginary line dividing Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. It is located halfway between the North and South poles.
The Northern and Southern Hemispheres
The Northern Hemisphere is the northern half of the globe that covers the area from the equator to the North Pole. Oppositely, the Southern Hemisphere starts at the equator and covers the area to the South Pole.
Is the Sun Setting on DST in the EU?
The European Parliament wants to remove Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the European Union. What does that mean for the countries in Europe? And what about Brexit?