What Time Is It In Portland?

What is the current time in Portland, Oregon

The current time in Portland, Oregon is

8:25 PM

The date is July 19, 2024

Quick facts

  • Portland is 7:00 behind GMT right now
  • Portland's time zone is Pacific Time

What Time Zone is Portland, Oregon In?

Portland is in Pacific Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to PT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: PST and PDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In PT, 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 11:25 PM 10:25 PM 8:25 PM 8:25 PM
24-hour time 23:25 22:25 20:25 20:25
Military time 2325 2225 2025 2025

Portland is known for its vibrant nighlight compared to the rest of Oregon, as well as its proximity to outdoor recreation areas like Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. Additionally, Portland is within driving distance of popular tourist destinations like Crater Lake National Park and the Oregon Coast.


  • Average temperature: 50-65°F
  • Climate: Rainy with occasional sunny days
  • Unique traditions/events: Portland Rose Festival, Portland Farmers Market, Portland Dining Month
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-85°F
  • Climate: Warm and dry with occasional heat waves
  • Unique traditions/events: Oregon Brewers Festival, Waterfront Blues Festival, Portland Saturday Market
  • Average daylight: 14-16 hours


  • Average temperature: 45-65°F
  • Climate: Rainy with occasional sunny days
  • Unique traditions/events: Portland Marathon, Portland Film Festival, Feast Portland
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 35-50°F
  • Climate: Rainy with occasional snow and ice
  • Unique traditions/events: Portland International Film Festival, Holiday Ale Festival, ZooLights
  • Average daylight: 8-9 hours

Portland is a vibrant city located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is situated in the state of Oregon, in the Pacific Time Zone (UTC-8). The city is approximately 51 miles away from the nearest timezone border, which is the Mountain Time Zone. The neighboring states of Washington and California are respectively 173 miles and 634 miles away from Portland. Some of the neighboring cities include Vancouver, Beaverton, and Gresham. If someone were to drive from Portland across America, it would take approximately 41 hours. Learn more about traveling to Portland and discover all the exciting things this city has to offer.

Destination Distance (miles) Time (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 748 14.96 -1
White House in Washington D.C. 2,800 56 +3
Denali National Park 2,400 48 -2
Las Vegas Strip 972 19.44 -1
Citizens Bank Park 2,700 54 +3
Niagara Falls 2,400 48 +3
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 635 12.7 -2
Yellowstone 765 15.3 -1
Manhattan 2,900 58 +3
Grand Canyon 1,100 22 -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 Portland 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 6:24 PM 18:24 1824
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 6:24 PM 18:24 1824
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 6:24 PM 18:24 1824
Chicago Illinois Central Time 5:24 PM 17:24 1724
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 3:24 PM 15:24 1524
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 3:24 PM 15:24 1524

Fast Facts About Portland

What time zone is Portland in?

Portland is in the Pacific Time time zone

What is Portland time compared to UTC?

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