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: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: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: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: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:There are four time zones in the continental United States: Eastern, Central, Mountain and Pacific. Alaska and Hawaii have their own time zones: Alaska and Hawaii-Aleutian. U.S. territories use three additional time zones: Atlantic, Samoa and Chamorro.
A:When the time is 18:00 GMT, it is noon in the eastern United States, 11 a.m. in the central United States, 10 a.m. in the mountains, 9 a.m. along the Pacific, 8 a.m. in Alaska and 6 a.m. in Hawaii. The time 18:00 GMT is the same as 6 p.m.
A:Greenwich 2000 has a list of the world's time zones through its website, greenwichmeantime.com. The difference in hours shown is based on the time at the Royal Greenwich Observatory in Greenwich, England, which is at zero degrees longitude.
A:Greenwich Mountain Time, or GMT, is based out of Greenwich, England. It is viewed as the median, or starting point, for all time zones. Central Standard Time, or CST, is the time zone that runs vertically through the central United States. To convert Central Time to GMT, use basic conversion charts.
A:The time zone in New York is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) in the summer and Eastern Standard Time (EST) in the winter. New York uses two time zones depending on the year, because daylight saving time must be accounted for when it shifts time zones worldwide.
A:According to the United States Naval Observatory, there are a total of eight time zones in North America. They cover the land from Newfoundland in the far east to the Aleutian Islands of Alaska in the far west.
A:When it is 4 p.m. EST, it is 1 p.m. PST. Eastern Standard Time (EST) is the earliest time zone in the United States and comprises 17 eastern states and the District of Columbia. Eastern Standard Time is five hours behind Coordinated Universal Time, equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time.
A:The National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, uses its own cesium fountain atomic clock to tell time. This clock, known as NIST-F1, is accurate to one second in 100 million years and serves as the official time and frequency standard in the United States. NIST-F1 is part of an international network of atomic clocks which together define the official world time, known as Coordinated Universal Time or UTC time.