What Time Is It In San Francisco?

What is the current time in San Francisco, California

The current time in San Francisco, California is

4:35 PM

The date is May 29, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is San Francisco, California In?

San Francisco 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 7:35 PM 6:35 PM 4:35 PM 4:35 PM
24-hour time 19:35 18:35 16:35 16:35
Military time 1935 1835 1635 1635

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco

What time zone is San Francisco in?

San Francisco is in the Pacific Time time zone

What is San Francisco time compared to UTC?

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