What Time Is It In Spokane?

What is the current time in Spokane, Washington

The current time in Spokane, Washington is

8:55 AM

The date is May 21, 2024

Quick facts

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

What Time Zone is Spokane, Washington In?

Spokane 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 11:55 AM 10:55 AM 8:55 AM 8:55 AM
24-hour time 11:55 10:55 08:55 08:55
Military time 1155 1055 0855 0855

Compared to other cities in Washington, Spokane's seasons are unique due to its location in the eastern part of the state. The city is known for its Lilac Festival in the spring and Hoopfest in the summer, which draw visitors from all over the state. Spokane is also home to several historical monuments and tourist traps, such as the Bing Crosby Theater and Riverfront Park. These attractions are within a short driving distance from the city center while the suburbs such as Liberty Lake, Airway Heights, and Cheney, it would take approximately 20-30 minutes by car without any traffic.


  • Average temperature: 50-65°F
  • Climate: Mild with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Lilac Festival, Bloomsday Run
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 75-85°F
  • Climate: Warm and dry
  • Unique traditions and events: Hoopfest, Spokane County Interstate Fair
  • Average daylight: 15-16 hours


  • Average temperature: 40-60°F
  • Climate: Cool with occasional rain and snow
  • Unique traditions and events: Spokane Oktoberfest, Spokane International Film Festival
  • Average daylight: 10-12 hours


  • Average temperature: 20-35°F
  • Climate: Cold with occasional snow
  • Unique traditions and events: Spokane Winter Glow Spectacular, Christmas Tree Elegance
  • Average daylight: 8-9 hours

Spokane is a city located in eastern Washington, United States. It is situated in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) and is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-8). The nearest timezone border is approximately 60 miles east of Spokane, which is the Mountain Time Zone (MT). The travel time to the nearest states, Idaho and Montana, is approximately 1-2 hours by car. Some of the neighboring cities include Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, and Cheney. If someone were to drive from Spokane across America, it would take approximately 38 hours. Learn more about traveling to Spokane and explore the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Destination Distance (miles) Time to Drive (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 1,007 20.14 -1
White House in Washington D.C. 2,327 46.54 -3
Denali National Park 2,413 48.26 -4
Las Vegas Strip 763 15.26 -1
Citizens Bank Park 2,438 48.76 -3
Niagara Falls 2,062 41.24 -3
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 1,011 20.22 -1
Yellowstone 632 12.64 -1
Manhattan 2,329 46.58 -3
Grand Canyon 1,011 20.22 -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 Spokane 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 2:29 PM 14:29 1429
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 2:29 PM 14:29 1429
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 2:29 PM 14:29 1429
Chicago Illinois Central Time 1:29 PM 13:29 1329
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 11:29 AM 11:29 1129
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 11:29 AM 11:29 1129

Fast Facts About Spokane

What time zone is Spokane in?

Spokane is in the Pacific Time time zone

What is Spokane time compared to UTC?

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