What Time Is It In Missoula?

What is the current time in Missoula, Montana

The current time in Missoula, Montana is

8:11 AM

The date is April 19, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is Missoula, Montana In?

Missoula 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 11:11 AM 10:11 AM 8:11 AM 8:11 AM
24-hour time 11:11 10:11 08:11 08:11
Military time 1111 1011 0811 0811

Compared to other cities in Montana, Missoula offers a unique blend of outdoor recreation, hiking trails at nationally recognized parks, cultural events, and a vibrant downtown. The city is located about 2 hours from Yellowstone National Park and 3 hours from Glacier National Park, making it a popular destination for tourists. Within the state, Missoula is also known for its lively music scene and progressive politics. Traveling to nearby suburbs such as Lolo, Frenchtown, and Bonner typically takes 20-30 minutes by car.


  • Average temperature: 45-65°F
  • Climate: Mild with occasional rain and snow
  • Unique traditions and events: Garden City Brewfest, Missoula Farmers Market
  • Average daylight: 12-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-85°F
  • Climate: Warm and dry
  • Unique traditions and events: River City Roots Festival, Missoula Marathon
  • Average daylight: 15-16 hours


  • Average temperature: 40-60°F
  • Climate: Cool with occasional rain and snow
  • Unique traditions and events: Montana Book Festival, Missoula Farmers Market
  • Average daylight: 11-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 20-35°F
  • Climate: Cold with occasional snow
  • Unique traditions and events: Missoula Winter Brewfest, First Night Missoula
  • Average daylight: 8-10 hours

Missoula is a city located in western Montana, in the Mountain Time Zone. It is 7 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7). The nearest timezone border is approximately 50 miles to the west, where Pacific Time Zone begins. The travel time to the nearest states, Idaho and Wyoming, is around 2-3 hours by car. The neighboring cities include Lolo, Frenchtown, and Bonner. If someone were to drive from Missoula across America, it would take approximately 35 hours. Learn more about traveling to Missoula and explore the beautiful landscapes of Montana.

Destination Distance (miles) Time (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 1,007 20.14 -1
White House in Washington D.C. 2,200 44 -2
Denali National Park 2,100 42 -2
Las Vegas Strip 862 17.24 -1
Citizens Bank Park 2,300 46 -2
Niagara Falls 1,800 36 -2
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 1,000 20 -1
Yellowstone 500 10 -1
Manhattan 2,400 48 -2
Grand Canyon 1,000 20 -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 Missoula 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 Missoula

What time zone is Missoula in?

Missoula is in the Mountain Time time zone

What is Missoula time compared to UTC?

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