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PDT is UTC-7

The Pacific Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-8). During Daylight Saving Time, its time offset is UTC-7. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (515x697, 107 KB)cut from CIA map File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (515x697, 107 KB)cut from CIA map File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Mountain Standard Time ... Universal Time (UT) is a timescale based on the rotation of the Earth. ... UTC-8 is a band of timezones separated from the Universal Time Coordinated by 8 hours. ... Daylight saving time (DST), often referred to as daylight savings time, is a widely used system of adjusting the official local time forward, usually one hour, from its official standard time for the summer months. ... A time offset is defined by international convention as a number of hours and minutes from Coordinated Universal Time in Greenwich, England. ... Mountain Standard Time ...

  • standard time: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • daylight saving: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

The zone is one hour ahead of the Alaska Time Zone and one hour behind the Mountain Time Zone. AKDT is UTC-8 The Alaska Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-9). ... The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7) during the short days of autumn, winter and spring), and by subtracting six hours during the Daylight Saving days of spring, summer, and early autumn (UTC-6). ...


In the United States, the states of Washington and California are located entirely within the Pacific Time Zone. Nearly all of Nevada, except for the town of West Wendover is on Pacific Time, although certain small towns near the Idaho border, such as Jackpot, observe Mountain Standard Time on an unofficial basis. Additionally, the northern part of Idaho (the Idaho Panhandle) and all of Oregon except for the greater part of Malheur County are also in the zone. Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Carson City Las Vegas Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 7th 110,567 sq mi  286,367 km² 322 miles  519 km 490 miles  788 km 0. ... West Wendover is a city located in Elko County, Nevada. ... PST is UTC-8 The Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-8. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Boise Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq. ... Jackpot, Nevada is a small, unincorporated town in Elko County. ... The Mountain Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Boise Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq. ... The Idaho Panhandle is the northern region of the US State Idaho which encompasses the ten northernmost counties of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Salem Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq. ... Malheur County is a county located in the southeast corner of the state of Oregon. ...


In Canada, it includes almost all of the province of British Columbia, except for the Highway 95 corridor and portions around Fort St. John, all of the Yukon Territory and Tungsten, Northwest Territories. Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages none stated in law; English is de facto Flower Pacific dogwood Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 36 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked... British Columbia provincial highway 95, the Columbia Highway, is a north-south highway in the southeastern corner of the province, opened in 1957. ... Fort Saint John (more common spelling Fort St. ... Motto: u jackMedia:Example. ... The townsite of Tungsten is located at the now closed Cantung Mine in the Northwest Territories. ... Motto: None Official languages Dene Suline, Cree, Dogrib, English, French, Gwichin, Inuktitut, Slavey Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government - no party affiliations) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 1 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 3rd 1,346,106 km...


In Mexico, the state of Baja California is wholly within and the only part of Mexico in PST. Other Mexican States Capital Mexicali Other major cities Tijuana Ensenada list of municipalities Area 69,921 km² Ranked 12th Population (2000 census) 2,487,700 Ranked 15th Governor (2001-07) Eugenio Elorduy Walther (PAN/PVEM) Federal Deputies (6) PAN = 6 Federal Senators PAN = 2 PRI = 1 ISO 3166-2 Postal...


Most of the Pacific Time zone observes Pacific Daylight Time (PDT, UTC-7) during the summer months, with the exception of the areas surrounding Dawson Creek and Creston in British Columbia. Mountain Standard Time ... For the TV series, see Dawsons Creek. ... Creston ( Lat. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages none stated in law; English is de facto Flower Pacific dogwood Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 36 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked...


The local time (PST, UTC-8) changes to PDT (UTC-7) at 02:00 LST (local standard time) to 03:00 LDT (local daylight time) on the first Sunday in April, and returns at 02:00 LDT to 01:00 LST on the last Sunday in October.


Major Metropolitan Areas

Nickname The Entertainment Capital of the World Location Location of Las Vegas in Nevada Government County Clark Mayor Oscar B. Goodman Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 113. ... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ... Nickname City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown Location Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Government Country State County United States Oregon Multnomah County Mayor Tom Potter (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 145. ... Nickname: City of Trees Official website: http://www. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... Seattle redirects here. ... Old Town neighborhood in Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background Nickname The City of Destiny Location Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State Government County Pierce Mayor Bill Baarsma (NP) Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 162. ... Tijuana is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California and the seat of the municipality of the same name; the citys current mayor is Jorge Hank Rhon of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... The arms of Victoria. ...

See also

A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Hawaii-Aleutian Time Zone includes the state of Hawaii, and the Aleutian Islands west of 169º 30 W. It is the time zone located just west of the Alaska Standard Time Zone. ... The Alaska Standard Time Zone (AKST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... MST is UTC-7 The Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-7. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... EST is UTC-5 The North American Eastern Standard Time Zone (abbreviated EST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-5. ... AST is UTC-4 The Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-4. ... NST is UTC-3:30 The Newfoundland Standard Time Zone (NST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting 3½ hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-3:30. ...

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Daylight Time (501 words)
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PDT - Pacific Daylight Time (246 words)
Note that PDT is a daylight saving time/summer time zone.
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