Time (UTC/Z Conversion to US) Tutorial For TheWxPage.Com

To make the conversion to your local time, see the chart below. Find your local time in the first column. If you are on Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT), you would use the second column to find your Zulu Time/UTC. For instance, if it’s 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time in Washington, D.C., it’s 1500 hours in Zulu time/UTC.


LOCAL

EDT

EST

CDT

CST

MDT

MST

PDT

PST

Midnight

0400

0500

0500

0600

0600

0700

0700

0800

1 a.m.

0500

0600

0600

0700

0700

0800

0800

0900

2 a.m.

0600

0700

0700

0800

0800

0900

0900

1000

3 a.m.

0700

0800

0800

0900

0900

1000

1000

1100

4 a.m.

0800

0900

0900

1000

1000

1100

1100

1200

5 a.m.

0900

1000

1000

1100

1100

1200

1200

1300

6 a.m.

1000

1100

1100

1200

1200

1300

1300

1400

7 a.m.

1100

1200

1200

1300

1300

1400

1400

1500

8 a.m.

1200

1300

1300

1400

1400

1500

1500

1600

9 a.m.

1300

1400

1400

1500

1500

1600

1600

1700

10 a.m.

1400

1500

1500

1600

1600

1700

1700

1800

11 a.m.

1500

1600

1600

1700

1700

1800

1800

1900

NOON

1600

1700

1700

1800

1800

1900

1900

2000

1 p.m.

1700

1800

1800

1900

1900

2000

2000

2100

2 p.m.

1800

1900

1900

2000

2000

2100

2100

2200

3 p.m.

1900

2000

2000

2100

2100

2200

2200

2300

4 p.m.

2000

2100

2100

2200

2200

2300

2300

0000

5 p.m.

2100

2200

2200

2300

2300

0000

0000

0100

6 p.m.

2200

2300

2300

0000

0000

0100

0100

0200

7 p.m.

2300

0000

0000

0100

0100

0200

0200

0300

8 p.m.

0000

0100

0100

0200

0200

0300

0300

0400

9 p.m.

0100

0200

0200

0300

0300

0400

0400

0500

10 p.m.

0200

0300

0300

0400

0400

0500

0500

0600

11 p.m.

0300

0400

0400

0500

0500

0600

0600

0700

LOCAL

EDT

EST

CDT

CST

MDT

MST

PDT

PST


LEGEND:

EDT = Eastern Daylight Saving Time
EST = Eastern Standard Time
CDT = Central Daylight Saving Time
CST = Central Standard Time
MDT = Mountain Daylight Saving Time
MST = Mountain Standard Time
PDT = Pacific Daylight Saving Time
PST = Pacific Standard Time


Source: “Universal Coordinated Time and
Zulu Time.” NOAA. 28 June 2007 <http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/zulu-utc.html>.