California Time Now

California is one of the central states falling in the Pacific Standard Time(PST) Zone. It is surrounded by Nevada, Arizona, Baja California, & Oregon. 


California time is the same as the PST(Pacific Standard Time) and is 8 hours behind the GMT/UTC during Standard days. California also observes DST similar to other states, counties, & Islands of the Pacific Time zone. Hence California's time is behind the Universal Coordinated Time by 7 hrs during DST(Daylight Saving Time). 


Here's a short review of California, its time zone, and DST observation with an accurate ticking clock of California's current time. 


PST time (UTC/GMT-08:00):


Country: USA
Time zone abbreviation: PST
Time zone name: Pacific Time
Time offset: UTC/GMT-08:00
Observe DST: Yes


Does California have 2 time zones?

California utilizes Pacific Standard Time (PST) for standard time, in addition to Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) during Daylight Saving Time (DST). California has a common time zone as well as DST schedule with states bordering it, Oregon as well as Nevada.

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