What Time Is It In Montgomery?

What is the current time in Montgomery, Alabama

The current time in Montgomery, Alabama is

6:52 PM

The date is May 28, 2024

Quick facts

  • Montgomery is 5:00 behind GMT right now
  • Montgomery's time zone is Central Time

What Time Zone is Montgomery, Alabama In?

Montgomery is in Central Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to CT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: CST and CDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In CT, 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 7:52 PM 6:52 PM 4:52 PM 4:52 PM
24-hour time 19:52 18:52 16:52 16:52
Military time 1952 1852 1652 1652

From the Alabama National Fair to the Montgomery Christmas Parade, Montgomery has festivals to celebrate. However, the history of Montgomery is part of the most important Civil Rights Movement in human history including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Selma to Montgomery March where on 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to the steps of the capitol. Montgomery is known as the birthpalace of the civil rights movement and worth the time to visit and learn from each momument and moment in history.

Spring

  • Average temperature: 60-80°F
  • Climate: Mild and rainy
  • Unique traditions and events: Montgomery Biscuits baseball games, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours

Summer

  • Average temperature: 80-95°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid
  • Unique traditions and events: Alabama National Fair, Montgomery Biscuits baseball games, and the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours

Fall

  • Average temperature: 50-75°F
  • Climate: Mild and dry
  • Unique traditions and events: Alabama National Fair, Montgomery Biscuits baseball games, and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
  • Average daylight: 11-13 hours

Winter

  • Average temperature: 35-60°F
  • Climate: Cool and rainy
  • Unique traditions and events: Montgomery Christmas Parade, Montgomery Biscuits baseball games, and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
  • Average daylight: 9-10 hours

Montgomery is a city located in the state of Alabama, in the Central Time Zone. It is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-6). The nearest timezone border is approximately 50 miles away, and it is in the Eastern Time Zone. The travel time to the nearest states, Georgia and Tennessee, is approximately 2 hours and 4 hours, respectively. The neighboring cities include Prattville, Millbrook, and Wetumpka. If someone were to drive from Montgomery across America, it would take approximately 36 hours. Learn more about traveling to Montgomery and explore its rich history and culture.

City Distance (miles) Time to Drive (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,200 44 -3
White House in Washington D.C. 750 15 -1
Denali National Park 3,500 70 -4
Las Vegas Strip 1,800 36 -2
Citizens Bank Park 900 18 -1
Niagara Falls 1,000 20 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,300 46 -3
Yellowstone 1,500 30 -2
Manhattan 950 19 -1
Grand Canyon 1,500 30 -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 Montgomery 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 8:16 PM 20:16 2016
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 8:16 PM 20:16 2016
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 8:16 PM 20:16 2016
Chicago Illinois Central Time 7:16 PM 19:16 1916
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 5:16 PM 17:16 1716
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 5:16 PM 17:16 1716

Fast Facts About Montgomery

What time zone is Montgomery in?

Montgomery is in the Central Time time zone

What is Montgomery time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Montgomery is offset by -5:00.