What Time Is It In Baltimore?

What is the current time in Baltimore, Maryland

The current time in Baltimore, Maryland is

2:36 PM

The date is March 03, 2024

Quick facts

  • Baltimore is 5:00 behind GMT right now
  • Baltimore's time zone is Eastern Time

What Time Zone is Baltimore, Maryland In?

Baltimore is in Eastern Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to ET. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: EST and EDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In ET, clocks are typically moved forward and backwards anually (once forward and once backward every year).

Timezone Pacific Mountain Central Eastern
GMT Offset -8:00 -7:00 -6:00 -5:00
12-hour time 2:36 PM 1:36 PM 12:36 PM 11:36 AM
24-hour time 14:36 13:36 12:36 11:36
Military time 1436 1336 1236 1136

Baltimore is home to the FlowerMart Festival and Kinetic Sculpture Race in the spring, Artscape and Baltimore Pride happen each summer, Baltimore Book Festival and Fells Point Fun Festival in the fall, and Miracle on 34th Street and Baltimore Christmas Village in the winter are just a few examples. Compared to other cities in Maryland, Baltimore and Inner Harbor is a staple in state's lure. The city is also located within driving distance of many historical monuments and tourist traps in the state, such as Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay. It would take approximately 30 minutes to travel to suburbs such as Towson, 45 minutes to Columbia, and an hour to Annapolis.


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Mild with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: FlowerMart Festival, Kinetic Sculpture Race
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-90°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid with occasional thunderstorms
  • Unique traditions and events: Artscape, Baltimore Pride
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Cool and crisp with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Baltimore Book Festival, Fells Point Fun Festival
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 30-50°F
  • Climate: Cold with occasional snowfall
  • Unique traditions and events: Miracle on 34th Street, Baltimore Christmas Village
  • Average daylight: 9-10 hours

Baltimore is a vibrant city located in the state of Maryland, in the Eastern Time Zone. It is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-5) and is approximately 50 miles away from the nearest timezone border, which is in Pennsylvania. The neighboring states of Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania are all within a 2-hour drive from Baltimore. Some of the neighboring cities include Washington D.C., Annapolis, and Philadelphia. If someone were to drive from Baltimore across America, it would take approximately 40 hours. Learn more about traveling to Baltimore and explore all that this exciting city has to offer.

City Distance from Baltimore (miles) Time to Drive at 50 mph (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,797 55.94 -3
White House in Washington D.C. 38 0.76 0
Denali National Park 3,717 74.34 -4
Las Vegas Strip 2,292 45.84 -3
Citizens Bank Park 96 1.92 0
Niagara Falls 319 6.38 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,797 55.94 -3
Yellowstone 1,862 37.24 -2
Manhattan 185 3.7 0
Grand Canyon 2,142 42.84 -2

Other times in the United States

The United States has four main time zones and six time zones including Alaska and Hawaii. Time can span between six hours and range from -5 UTC hours to -10 UTC, making time in Baltimore change by a 6 hour time frame in the United States. Here are the most popular current times across the USA.

City State Timezone 12-hour time 24 hour time Military time
New York City New York Eastern Time 9:07 PM 21:07 2107
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 9:07 PM 21:07 2107
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 9:07 PM 21:07 2107
Chicago Illinois Central Time 8:07 PM 20:07 2007
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 7:07 PM 19:07 1907
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 6:07 PM 18:07 1807

Fast Facts About Baltimore

What time zone is Baltimore in?

Baltimore is in the Eastern Time time zone

What is Baltimore time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Baltimore is offset by -5:00.