What Time Is It In Miami?

What is the current time in Miami, Florida

The current time in Miami, Florida is

4:37 AM

The date is April 18, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is Miami, Florida In?

Miami 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 4:37 AM 3:37 AM 1:37 AM 1:37 AM
24-hour time 04:37 03:37 01:37 01:37
Military time 0437 0337 0137 0137

Miami's seasons are unique compared to the rest of Florida due to its location on the southeastern coast. The city is approximately 70 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and 150 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Miami is also known for producing popular musicians such as Pitbull, Gloria Estefan, and Enrique Iglesias. Additionally, Disney World is located approximately 230 miles north of Miami, though people visiting Miami are probably visiting Florida for something other than Mickey Mouse.


  • Average temperature: 75-85°F
  • Climate: Warm and humid with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Calle Ocho Festival, Miami Beach Gay Pride, Miami Open tennis tournament
  • Average daylight: 12-13 hours


  • Average temperature: 85-90°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid with frequent thunderstorms
  • Unique traditions and events: Miami Spice Restaurant Month, Miami Swim Week, Fourth of July fireworks on the beach
  • Average daylight: 13-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 75-85°F
  • Climate: Warm and humid with occasional rain showers and hurricane season
  • Unique traditions and events: Miami Broward Carnival, South Beach Seafood Festival, Miami International Auto Show
  • Average daylight: 11-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 65-75°F
  • Climate: Mild and dry with occasional cold fronts
  • Unique traditions and events: Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Marathon, Winter Music Conference
  • Average daylight: 10-11 hours

Miami is a vibrant city located in the southeastern part of Florida, United States. It is situated in the Eastern Time Zone (ET) and 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 (CT). The respective travel time to the nearest states, such as Georgia and Alabama, is around 8-10 hours by car. Miami's neighboring cities include Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, and West Palm Beach. It would take someone approximately 44 hours to drive from Miami to Los Angeles, California, across America. Learn more about traveling to Miami and explore its beautiful beaches, cultural attractions, and delicious cuisine.

City Distance from Miami (miles) Time to drive at 50 mph (hours) Timezone change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,800 56 -3
White House in Washington D.C. 923 18.5 -0.5
Denali National Park 4,800 96 -4
Las Vegas Strip 2,300 46 -3
Citizens Bank Park 1,060 21.2 -0.5
Niagara Falls 1,300 26 -0.5
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,600 52 -3
Yellowstone 2,200 44 -2
Manhattan 1,280 25.6 -0.5
Grand Canyon 2,200 44 -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 Miami 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 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Chicago Illinois Central Time 6:42 PM 18:42 1842
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 5:42 PM 17:42 1742
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 4:42 PM 16:42 1642

Fast Facts About Miami

What time zone is Miami in?

Miami is in the Eastern Time time zone

What is Miami time compared to UTC?

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