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: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: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: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:In Canada, PST stands for Pacific Standard Time, the time zone for the western-most portion of the country, whereas GST stands for Goods and Services Tax and is not a time zone. GST is applicable to most goods and services in Canada and has absolutely nothing to do with time-keeping.
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.
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:The website GreenwichMeanTime.com displays the exact Greenwich Mean Time. The local time in each time zone is defined by reference to the Greenwich Mean Time, which does not vary throughout the year.
A:The equivalent in the United States of 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time is as late as 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time and as early as 9:00 AM Hawaiian Standard Time. It is 2:00 in the afternoon in Central Standard Time and 1:00 in the afternoon in Mountain Standard Time. The time is 11:00 in the morning in Alaska Standard Time and 10:00 AM according to Hawaiian-Aleutian Standard Time.
A:If it's 10:00 p.m. Pacific time, it's midnight Central time. The four time zones that make up the 48 contiguous states are Eastern, Central, Mountain and Pacific time zones. Central time is two hours ahead of Pacific time.
A:The difference between Central and Pacific time is two hours. Central time is two hours ahead of Pacific time. The Pacific time zone is mainly comprised of the U.S. states on the West Coast along with parts of Canada and Mexico, while the Central time zone includes U.S. states such as Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois and Missouri, as well as a significant portion of Canada, Central America and the Caribbean Islands.
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:MDT refers to Mountain Daylight Time, while MST refers to Mountain Standard Time. Mountain Daylight Time is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), whereas Mountain Standard Time is 7 hours behind UTC.