What Time Is It In Pittsburgh?

What is the current time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The current time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is

5:46 AM

The date is April 15, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania In?

Pittsburgh 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 5:46 AM 4:46 AM 2:46 AM 2:46 AM
24-hour time 05:46 04:46 02:46 02:46
Military time 0546 0446 0246 0246

Pittsburgh's mild and rainy spring, warm and humid summer, cool and crisp fall, and cold and snowy winter provide a diverse range of experiences for visitors and locals alike. Unlike Philly, Pittsburgh Pirates are still terrible and they shoudl sell the club. Compared to other cities in Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh stands out with its numerous festivals and events and has incredible architecture like the steel bridges. It's a city build directly on a mountain and always worth the trip. The city is also within driving distance of historical monuments and tourist traps such as Gettysburg and Hershey Park, both approximately 3 hours away. Three suburbs within a 30-minute drive from Pittsburgh are Mount Lebanon, Bethel Park, and Upper St. Clair.


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Mild and rainy
  • Unique traditions and events: Pittsburgh Marathon, Three Rivers Arts Festival
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-85°F
  • Climate: Warm and humid
  • Unique traditions and events: Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, Picklesburgh Festival
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Cool and crisp
  • Unique traditions and events: Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival, Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 20-40°F
  • Climate: Cold and snowy
  • Unique traditions and events: Light Up Night, Pittsburgh Polar Plunge
  • Average daylight: 9-10 hours

Pittsburgh is a city located in the western part of Pennsylvania, in the Eastern Time Zone. It is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-5). The nearest timezone border is approximately 30 miles west of the city, which is the Central Time Zone. The travel time to the nearest states, Ohio and West Virginia, is around 1 hour and 2 hours, respectively. Some of the neighboring cities include Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati in Ohio, and Morgantown and Wheeling in West Virginia. If someone were to drive from Pittsburgh across America, it would take approximately 40 hours. Learn more about traveling to Pittsburgh and explore its rich history and culture.

Destination Distance (miles) Time (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 2,400 48 -3
White House in Washington D.C. 245 5 -1
Denali National Park 3,500 70 -4
Las Vegas Strip 2,200 44 -3
Citizens Bank Park 300 6 -1
Niagara Falls 300 6 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 2,400 48 -3
Yellowstone 1,500 30 -2
Manhattan 370 7.4 -1
Grand Canyon 2,100 42 -3

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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh

What time zone is Pittsburgh in?

Pittsburgh is in the Eastern Time time zone

What is Pittsburgh time compared to UTC?

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