What Time Is It In Jacksonville?

What is the current time in Jacksonville, Florida

The current time in Jacksonville, Florida is

10:09 AM

The date is June 24, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is Jacksonville, Florida In?

Jacksonville 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 10:09 AM 9:09 AM 7:09 AM 7:09 AM
24-hour time 10:09 09:09 07:09 07:09
Military time 1009 0909 0709 0709
Jacksonville, Florida offers unique experiences than what's traditionally expected of The Florida Man like the jazz festivals in the spring to the Caribbean Carnival in the summer and the Jaguars losing in the fall. The average temperature and climate vary greatly throughout the year, but the city is known for its mild winters. Compared to other cities in Florida, Jacksonville is less crowded and offers a more laid-back atmosphere. However, it is still within driving distance to popular tourist destinations such as St. Augustine and Orlando. It would take approximately 30 minutes to travel to the suburbs of Orange Park, 45 minutes to Ponte Vedra Beach, and an hour to Fernandina Beach.


  • Average temperature: 70-80°F
  • Climate: Mild and sunny with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Springing the Blues Festival, and the Gate River Run
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 80-90°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid with frequent thunderstorms
  • Unique traditions and events: Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival, Jax Beach Summer Jazz Series, and the World of Nations Celebration
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 60-80°F
  • Climate: Mild and sunny with occasional rain showers and cooler nights
  • Unique traditions and events: Jacksonville Seafood Festival, Oktoberfest Jacksonville, and the Jacksonville Light Boat Parade
  • Average daylight: 11-13 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Cool and dry with occasional rain showers and rare frost
  • Unique traditions and events: Jacksonville Light Parade, WinterFEST, and the Jacksonville Boat Show
  • Average daylight: 10-11 hours

Jacksonville is a city located in the northeastern part of Florida, in the Eastern Time Zone. It is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-5). The nearest timezone border is approximately 50 miles away, and it is in the Central Time Zone. The travel time to the nearest states, Georgia and Alabama, is around 2-3 hours by car. Some of the neighboring cities include St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach, and Orange Park. If someone were to drive from Jacksonville across America, it would take approximately 40 hours. Learn more about traveling to Jacksonville and explore all the exciting things this city has to offer.

City Distance (miles) Drive Time (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,482 49.64 -3
White House in Washington D.C. 703 14.06 -1
Denali National Park 4,082 81.64 -4
Las Vegas Strip 2,163 43.26 -3
Citizens Bank Park 794 15.88 -1
Niagara Falls 1,011 20.22 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,447 48.94 -3
Yellowstone 1,406 28.12 -2
Manhattan 834 16.68 -1
Grand Canyon 1,719 34.38 -2
This chart shows the distance in miles, drive time in hours, and timezone change in hours from Jacksonville to various cities. The cities listed are Yosemite National Park, White House in Washington D.C., Denali National Park, Las Vegas Strip, Citizens Bank Park, Niagara Falls, Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Yellowstone, Manhattan, and Grand Canyon.

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 Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville

What time zone is Jacksonville in?

Jacksonville is in the Eastern Time time zone

What is Jacksonville time compared to UTC?

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