What Time Is It In Mesa?

What is the current time in Mesa, Arizona

The current time in Mesa, Arizona is

5:45 AM

The date is June 01, 2023

Quick facts

  • Mesa is 7:00 behind GMT right now
  • Mesa's time zone is Mountain Time

What Time Zone is Mesa, Arizona In?

Mesa is in Mountain Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to MT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: MST and MDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In MT, 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 8:45 AM 7:45 AM 5:45 AM 5:45 AM
24-hour time 08:45 07:45 05:45 05:45
Military time 0845 0745 0545 0545

From the Arizona Renaissance Festival in the spring to the Mesa Christmas Market and Tree Lighting in the winter, there is always something to do in Mesa. Compared to other cities in Arizona, Mesa has a diverse range of events and traditions that are specific to the city. Mesa is also located near many historical monuments and tourist traps, such as the Grand Canyon and Sedona, which are within a few hours' drive. Additionally, it takes approximately 30 minutes to travel to suburbs such as Gilbert, Chandler, and Tempe.


  • Average temperature: 70-85°F
  • Climate: Dry and sunny with occasional windy days
  • Unique traditions and events: Mesa Arts Festival, Arizona Renaissance Festival
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 95-105°F
  • Climate: Hot and dry with occasional monsoon storms
  • Unique traditions and events: Arizona Celebration of Freedom, Mesa Music Festival
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-85°F
  • Climate: Dry and sunny with occasional windy days
  • Unique traditions and events: Mesa Arts and Crafts Festival, Arizona State Fair
  • Average daylight: 11-13 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-65°F
  • Climate: Mild and dry with occasional rain
  • Unique traditions and events: Mesa Arts and Crafts Festival, Mesa Christmas Market and Tree Lighting
  • Average daylight: 10-11 hours

Mesa is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. It is situated in the Mountain Standard Time (MST) zone, which is 7 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7). The nearest timezone border is approximately 20 miles east of Mesa, which is the border between Arizona and New Mexico. The neighboring states of Mesa are California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. The respective travel time to these states ranges from 2 to 6 hours by car. The neighboring cities of Mesa are Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, and Phoenix. It would take approximately 40 hours to drive from Mesa to the east coast of the United States. Learn more about traveling to Mesa and explore its unique attractions and culture.

Nearest Counties | Corresponding Zip Codes --- | --- Maricopa | 85201, 85202, 85203, 85204, 85205 Pinal | 85120, 85122, 85131, 85132, 85140 Gila | 85501, 85502, 85532, 85539, 85541 Yavapai | 86301, 86303, 86305, 86313, 86314 Pima | 85701, 85704, 85705, 85706, 85710

City Distance (miles) Drive Time (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 717 14.34 0
White House in Washington D.C. 2,238 44.76 2
Denali National Park 3,369 67.38 -2
Las Vegas Strip 308 6.16 0
Citizens Bank Park 2,369 47.38 2
Niagara Falls 2,184 43.68 -2
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 1,029 20.58 0
Yellowstone 1,019 20.38 -1
Manhattan 2,329 46.58 2
Grand Canyon 324 6.48 -1

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 Mesa 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 12:07 AM 00:07 0007
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 12:07 AM 00:07 0007
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 12:07 AM 00:07 0007
Chicago Illinois Central Time 11:07 PM 23:07 2307
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 9:07 PM 21:07 2107
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 9:07 PM 21:07 2107

Fast Facts About Mesa

What time zone is Mesa in?

Mesa is in the Mountain Time time zone

What is Mesa time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Mesa is offset by -7:00.