What Time Is It In Omaha?

What is the current time in Omaha, Nebraska

The current time in Omaha, Nebraska is

8:47 AM

The date is June 24, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is Omaha, Nebraska In?

Omaha 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 9:47 AM 8:47 AM 6:47 AM 6:47 AM
24-hour time 09:47 08:47 06:47 06:47
Military time 0947 0847 0647 0647

Omaha, Nebraska offers a unique experience for each season. From the College World Series in the summer to the Holiday Lights Festival in the winter, Omaha is a unique travel destination. The population of Omaha expands during the College World Series, causing traffic in the downtown area. It's located in the fly-over states of the Midwest and is approximately 1,500 miles from both the west coast beach and east coast.


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Mild with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Omaha Farmers Market, Omaha Beer Fest, and Omaha's Spring Festival
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-90°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid with occasional thunderstorms
  • Unique traditions and events: College World Series, Taste of Omaha, and Shakespeare on the Green
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 40-70°F
  • Climate: Mild with occasional rain and wind
  • Unique traditions and events: Applejack Festival, Oktoberfest, and Nebraska Balloon and Wine Festival
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 10-40°F
  • Climate: Cold with occasional snow and ice
  • Unique traditions and events: Holiday Lights Festival, Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration, and Omaha's New Year's Eve Fireworks Spectacular
  • Average daylight: 9-10 hours

Omaha is a city located in the eastern part of Nebraska, in the Central Time Zone. It is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-6). The nearest timezone border is approximately 50 miles to the east, which is the Eastern Time Zone. The travel time to the nearest states, Iowa and Missouri, is approximately 1 hour and 2 hours, respectively. Omaha's neighboring cities include Council Bluffs, IA, Bellevue, NE, and Papillion, NE. If someone were to drive from Omaha across America, it would take approximately 30 hours. Learn more about traveling to Omaha and explore all the exciting things this city has to offer.

Destination Distance (miles) Time to Drive (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 1,559 31.18 -2
White House in Washington D.C. 1,137 22.74 -1
Denali National Park 3,042 60.84 -4
Las Vegas Strip 1,268 25.36 -2
Citizens Bank Park 1,073 21.46 -1
Niagara Falls 1,107 22.14 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 1,545 30.9 -2
Yellowstone 1,000 20 -1
Manhattan 1,283 25.66 -1
Grand Canyon 1,200 24 -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 Omaha 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 Omaha

What time zone is Omaha in?

Omaha is in the Central Time time zone

What is Omaha time compared to UTC?

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