What is the time zone for Texas?

What time zone is Texas mostly located in? How many times zones does Texas have?


  1. 1 Texas Time Zone

    The Eastern areas of most of Texas come in the Central Time Zone in the United States. It's Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6). Also, there is a tiny region of the Western part of Texas comes in the Mountain Time Zone (MST) in the U.S. MST id 7 hours behind GMT-7.

    Time Zones Currently Being Used in Texas

    Offset

    Time Zone Abbreviation & Name

    Example City

    Current Time

    UTC -6

    MDT

    Mountain Daylight Time

    El Paso

    Tue, 08:45:14

    UTC -5

    CDT

    Central Daylight Time

    Houston

    Tue, 09:45:14

    Generalized Time Zones in Texas

    Time Zone Abbreviation & Name

    Offset

    Current Time

    MT

    Mountain Time

    UTC -7:00 / -6:00

    Tue, 08:45:14

    CT

    Central Time

    UTC -6:00 / -5:00

    Tue, 09:45:14

    This time zone differs when the daylight saving starts.

  2. 2 Day Light Savings Time

    It is observed in Texas, where the clock moves an hour forward which results in an approximate difference of 5 hours and 6 hours behind GMT for the Eastern and Western part of Texas. But, after the summer it goes back to normal as it shifts back to 1 hour.

    This year it started on 08 March at 02:00 local time, and the clock goes forward by one hour. It will end on 01 November 02:00 local time, here the clock go backs one hour.

    Day Light Savings Time 2020


    Standard Time

    DST

    Time zones:

    Central Standard Time
    GMT -6 

    Central Daylight Time
    GMT -5 

    Time change date:

    08 March 2020
    +1 hour forward 

    01 November 2020
    -1 hour back 

    For Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Austin


    Standard Time

    DST

    Time zones:

    Mountain Standard Time
    GMT -7 

    Mountain Daylight Time
    GMT -6 

    Time change date:

    08 March 2020
    +1 hour forward 

    01 November 2020
    -1 hour back 

    For El Paso, Socorro, San Elizario and Fabens

  3. 3 Sunrise and Sunset time

    Sunrise in Texas at 7.20 a.m and sunsets at 7.27 p.m. The day length in Texas is of 12h 7m and the current time in Texas is 83 minutes before of likely solar time.

  4. 4 Time Difference from big World cities


    Cities

    Difference

    Los Angeles

    -2hours

    Mexico City

    No difference

    New York

    +1 hour

    Sao Paulo

    +2 hours

    London 

    +6 Hours

    Mumbai

    +10 hours

    Berlin, Frankfurt, Paris, Madrid, Rome

    +7 hours

    Hong Kong

    +13 hours

    Tokyo

    +14 hours

    Sydney

    +15 hours

    Dubai

    +9 hours

    Singapore

    +13 hours

    Shanghai 

    +13 hours 

    Toronto

    +1 hour

  5. 5 Texas on the map

    It is in the United States and has a latitude of 32.25 and longitude of 99.25. Its overall population is 47,618 people and elevation of 560m. Its height above sea level is 3m.


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