What Time Is It In Yuma?

What is the current time in Yuma, Arizona

The current time in Yuma, Arizona is

8:54 AM

The date is May 20, 2024

Quick facts

  • Yuma is 7:00 behind GMT right now
  • Yuma's time zone is Mountain Time

What Time Zone is Yuma, Arizona In?

Yuma is in Mountain Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to MT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: MST and MDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In MT, 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 11:54 AM 10:54 AM 8:54 AM 8:54 AM
24-hour time 11:54 10:54 08:54 08:54
Military time 1154 1054 0854 0854

Yuma's unique traditions and events are heavily influenced by its location being a short walk to Mexican border and a short drive to the Colorado River. Yuma is also home to several historical landmarks, including the Yuma Territorial Prison and the Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. These attractions are within a 10-15 minute drive from downtown Yuma. To travel to three suburbs, such as San Luis, Somerton, and Wellton, it would take approximately 30-45 minutes by car.


  • Average temperature: 70-90°F
  • Climate: Dry and sunny with occasional winds
  • Unique traditions and events: Yuma Lettuce Days Festival, Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 100-115°F
  • Climate: Hot and dry with occasional monsoons
  • Unique traditions and events: Yuma County Fair, Yuma Territorial Prison Ghost Tours
  • Average daylight: 13-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 70-90°F
  • Climate: Dry and sunny with occasional winds
  • Unique traditions and events: Yuma Airshow, Yuma Art Symposium
  • Average daylight: 11-13 hours


  • Average temperature: 50-70°F
  • Climate: Mild and dry with occasional rain
  • Unique traditions and events: Yuma Medjool Date Festival, Yuma Jaycees Silver Spur Rodeo
  • Average daylight: 10-11 hours

Yuma is a city located in the southwestern part of Arizona, United States. It is situated in the Mountain Standard Time (MST) zone, which is 7 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7). Yuma is approximately 25 miles away from the nearest timezone border, which is the Pacific Standard Time (PST) zone. The neighboring states of California and Mexico are just a short drive away, with travel times of 2 hours and 3 hours, respectively. Some of the neighboring cities include San Luis, Somerton, and Fortuna Foothills. If someone were to drive from Yuma across America, it would take approximately 38 hours. Learn more about traveling to Yuma and explore the beauty of this desert city.

City Distance (miles) Time to Drive (hours) Timezone Change (hours)
Yosemite National Park 559 11.18 0
White House in Washington D.C. 2,324 46.48 +3
Denali National Park 3,308 66.16 -2
Las Vegas Strip 268 5.36 0
Citizens Bank Park 2,438 48.76 +3
Niagara Falls 2,276 45.52 +3
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 633 12.66 0
Yellowstone 1,011 20.22 -1
Manhattan 2,438 48.76 +3
Grand Canyon 279 5.58 0

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 Yuma 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 Yuma

What time zone is Yuma in?

Yuma is in the Mountain Time time zone

What is Yuma time compared to UTC?

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