What Time Is It In Brooklyn?

What is the current time in Brooklyn, New York

The current time in Brooklyn, New York is

8:52 PM

The date is May 29, 2024

Quick facts

  • Brooklyn is 4:00 behind GMT right now
  • Brooklyn's time zone is Eastern Time

What Time Zone is Brooklyn, New York In?

Brooklyn 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 -7:00 -7:00 -5:00 -4:00
12-hour time 8:52 PM 7:52 PM 5:52 PM 5:52 PM
24-hour time 20:52 19:52 17:52 17:52
Military time 2052 1952 1752 1752

Brooklyn offers a unique blend of the traditional NYC experience of large slices of pizza and heavy accents along with the next generation of community building. Visitors can easily access popular tourist attractions such as the Statue of Liberty and Times Square, which are within a 30-minute drive or subway ride. Additionally, Brooklyn is home to several distinct neighborhoods, and traveling to Queens, Staten Island, and Long Island typically takes between 30 minutes to an hour depending on traffic and mode of transportation.


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Mild with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Cherry Blossom Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-85°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid
  • Unique traditions and events: Coney Island Mermaid Parade, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Cool and crisp with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 30-45°F
  • Climate: Cold with occasional snowfall
  • Unique traditions and events: Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar, Winterfest at the Brooklyn Museum
  • Average daylight: 9-10 hours

Brooklyn is a borough located in the state of New York, in the Eastern Time Zone. It is 4 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-4). The nearest timezone border is approximately 20 miles away, and it is in the Eastern Time Zone. The respective travel time to the nearest states, New Jersey and Connecticut, is approximately 30 minutes and 1 hour, respectively. Brooklyn's neighboring cities include Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island. To drive from Brooklyn across America, it would take approximately 44 hours. Learn more about traveling to Brooklyn and explore all the exciting things this city has to offer.

Destination Distance (miles) Time to Drive (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,862 57.24 -3
White House in Washington D.C. 227 4.54 -1
Denali National Park 4,308 86.16 -4
Las Vegas Strip 2,528 50.56 -3
Citizens Bank Park 97 1.94 -1
Niagara Falls 401 8.02 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,569 51.38 -3
Yellowstone 1,862 37.24 -2
Manhattan 10 0.2 -1
Grand Canyon 2,292 45.84 -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 Brooklyn 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 11:01 PM 23:01 2301
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 11:01 PM 23:01 2301
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 11:01 PM 23:01 2301
Chicago Illinois Central Time 10:01 PM 22:01 2201
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 8:01 PM 20:01 2001
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 8:01 PM 20:01 2001

Fast Facts About Brooklyn

What time zone is Brooklyn in?

Brooklyn is in the Eastern Time time zone

What is Brooklyn time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Brooklyn is offset by -4:00.