PST/PDT Pacific Time Zone

Standard time and daylight time is observed by this time zone; PST Pacific Standard Time is 8 hours behind of UTC/GMT time and PDT Pacific Daylight Time is behind by 7 hours.

Pacific Daylight Time:
Saturday September 18th 7:02am PDT
Status: Time Zone: UTC/GMT Offset:
Being Observed
PDT -07:00
Pacific Standard Time:
Saturday September 18th 6:02am PST
Status: Time Zone: UTC/GMT Offset:
Not Being Observed PST -08:00
Year: PDT Begins: PDT Ends:
2023 Sunday March 12th Sunday November 5th
2022 Sunday March 13th Sunday November 6th
2021 Sunday March 14th Sunday November 7th
2020 Sunday March 8th Sunday November 1st
2019 Sunday March 10th Sunday November 3rd

Countries which observe the PST/PDT time zone:


  • Canada*
  • Mexico*
  • United States*

(*) indicates that the time zone is only observed in certain areas of the country. No asterisk indicates that the entire country observes this time zone.

Areas in Canada which observe the Pacific Time Zone

  • British Columbia (except eastern area)
  • Tungsten of Northwest Territories
  • Yukon

Tungsten observes PST year round and all others observe PST and PDT.

Areas in the US which observe the Pacific Time Zone

  • California
  • Idaho (northern half)
  • Oregon (except parts of Malheur County)
  • Nevada
  • Washington

All areas mentioned above observe PST and PDT.

States in Mexico which observe the Pacific Time Zone

  • Baja California

Observes PST and PDT.

Pacific Time Zone Identifiers:
(CA) America/Dawson(CA) America/Vancouver
(CA) America/Whitehorse(MX) America/Tijuana
(US) America/Los_Angeles
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