The entire state of California is located within the Pacific time zone. As of 2014, the state observes Pacific Standard Time between the middle of the fall and the end of the winter. At all other times, Pacific Daylight Time is observed.
A:Arizona is in the Mountain Time Zone, according to the Arizona State Library. It is one of few places in the United States that does not observe daylight-saving time, so Arizona is on Mountain Standard Time year round.
A:The abbreviation GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time or Greenwich Meridian Time. The Prime Meridian, or 0 degrees longitude, passes close to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich village near London. This is taken as the reference for calculating time zones east or west of the Prime Meridian.
A:The entire state of California is located within the Pacific time zone. As of 2014, the state observes Pacific Standard Time between the middle of the fall and the end of the winter. At all other times, Pacific Daylight Time is observed.
A:Time zone fallout refers to political candidates being disadvantaged by news of rival successes broadcast from different time zones in the same country. An example of this was Reagan's 1980 victory on the East Coast being broadcast to the West Coast, discouraging some West Cost voters from voting.
A:GMT is commonly known as Greenwich Mean Time. It is considered the world standard time. It is also referred to as "UTC," or Coordinated Universal Time. Conversion of a time listed in GMT to Eastern Daylight Time is a matter of subtraction.
A:The Greenwich Meridian, or prime meridian, is the imaginary line that runs through Greenwich, England, and it is designated as 0 degrees longitude. This line is used as a starting point for measuring the lines of east and west longitude, and it helps create the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. It was chosen as the standard in 1884 at an international convention of 25 countries.
A:To determine the current time in Sydney, Australia, go to the website TimeAndDate.com, and enter the city in the World Clock search box. In addition to the time, the website also displays the current weather, moon phase, day length, and sunrise and sunset times in Sydney.
A:Greenwich Mean Time is determined by how many degrees of longitude a location or region is from the Greenwich Meridian line. Each 15 degree shift of longtitude from Greenwich Meridian signifies a one-hour difference, giving the Earth 24 different time zones that correspond to the 360 degrees of a circle. Greenwich Mean Time is used as the basis for coordination of time zones around the world.
A:View the current Eastern Standard time online through greenwichmeantime.com and timeanddate.com. These resources show the ticking time and date in the areas that are part of the Eastern Standard time zone.
A:The difference between Eastern Standard Time and Eastern Daylight Time is one hour, as Eastern Standard Standard Time is one hour earlier. Eastern Daylight Time is used in the summer months. Conversely, Eastern Standard Time is used in the winter months, where clocks are set one hour earlier.
A:Find the current time in different time zones by consulting TimeAndDate.com, WorldTimeZone.com or 24TimeZones.com. As of 2015, all sites give the present time all over the world; the first one by the name of the city or country and the second two by using maps.
A:Time around the world is calculated using time zones. There are 24 time zones, which each are labeled as a number ahead of or behind the "center" time zone in Greenwich, England. Find the time around the world by taking the time at one location and then adding or subtracting the time zone difference between the two locations.
A:The African transition zone known as Sahel is one of the nation's eight major geographic regions boasting its own unique mix of flora and fauna. It is located in northern Africa and is so named because its long, narrow shape creates a transition zone between the Sahara and the savanna.
A:One time zone is used in China, even though the country covers five geographic time zones. China's time zone is eight hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time, also known as Greenwich Mean Time. The westernmost part of China, Xinjiang Province, uses an unofficial time zone with time set at UTC+6:00.
A:The specific time conversion from PDT to another time zone depends on the location. There is a three-hour time difference between PDT and EST, so 12 p.m. PDT is 3 p.m. EST. 12 p.m. PDT is 8 p.m. BST.