China
CST
CT/CDT
Central Time
GMT -5
WEST
Western European Summer Time
GMT +1

Time Difference

CST (China Standard Time) is 13 hours ahead of Central Daylight Time and 7 hours ahead of Western European Summer Time
2:00 pm14:00 in Shima, China is 1:00 am01:00 in CDT and is 7:00 am07:00 in WEST

Shima to CT call time
Best time for a conference call or a meeting is between 8pm-10pm in Shima which corresponds to 6am-8am in CT
Shima to WEST call time
Best time for a conference call or a meeting is between 3pm-6pm in Shima which corresponds to 8am-11am in WEST

2:00 pm14:00 CST (China Standard Time) (Shima, China). Offset UTC +8:00 hours
1:00 am01:00 Central Daylight Time (CDT). Offset UTC -5:00 hours
7:00 am07:00 Western European Summer Time (WEST). Offset UTC +1:00 hour

2:00 pm14:00 Shima, China / 1:00 am01:00 CDT / 7:00 am07:00 WEST

Shima, China CT WEST
12am (midnight) 11am 5pm
1am 12pm (noon) 6pm
2am 1pm 7pm
3am 2pm 8pm
4am 3pm 9pm
5am 4pm 10pm
6am 5pm 11pm
7am 6pm 12am (midnight)
8am 7pm 1am
9am 8pm 2am
10am 9pm 3am
11am 10pm 4am
12pm (noon) 11pm 5am
1pm 12am (midnight) 6am
2pm 1am 7am
3pm 2am 8am
4pm 3am 9am
5pm 4am 10am
6pm 5am 11am
7pm 6am 12pm (noon)
8pm 7am 1pm
9pm 8am 2pm
10pm 9am 3pm
11pm 10am 4pm
0:00 11:00 17:00
1:00 12:00 18:00
2:00 13:00 19:00
3:00 14:00 20:00
4:00 15:00 21:00
5:00 16:00 22:00
6:00 17:00 23:00
7:00 18:00 0:00
8:00 19:00 1:00
9:00 20:00 2:00
10:00 21:00 3:00
11:00 22:00 4:00
12:00 23:00 5:00
13:00 0:00 6:00
14:00 1:00 7:00
15:00 2:00 8:00
16:00 3:00 9:00
17:00 4:00 10:00
18:00 5:00 11:00
19:00 6:00 12:00
20:00 7:00 13:00
21:00 8:00 14:00
22:00 9:00 15:00
23:00 10:00 16:00

Shima Information

Time Zone

Abbreviation / Name
CST - China Standard Time
UTC / GMT Offset
+8:00 hours during China Standard Time, currently in use.

Shima Facts

Country
China
Alternative Names
Longhai, Lung-hai, Shih-ma, Shih-ma-chen, Shima, shi ma, Шима, 石码
Population
68,375
Currency
Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Geographic Coordinates
24° 26' N Latitude / 117° 48' E Longitude
International Dialing Code
+86

Central Time

Central Time (PT) is a general term used to describe the areas that observe either the Central Standard Time (CST) or Central Daylight Time (CDT) in the United States and Canada. CT is not static but switches between CDT and CST.

Territories observing the time zone are primarily in North and Central America. It runs through several Mexican and U.S. states, as well as several Canadian provinces and Central American countries.

Countries: It is used in following countries: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, United States.

Principal Cities: The largest city in the CST timezone is Mexico City from Mexico with population about 12.294 million people. Other major cities in the area are Chicago, Houston, Iztapalapa, Ecatepec.

French: HNC - Heure Normale du Centre

Spanish: CT - Tiempo Central Estándar, CT - Zona Centro

Central Time (PT) is a general term used to describe the areas that observe either the Central Standard Time (CST) or Central Daylight Time (CDT) in the United States and Canada. CT is not static but switches between CDT and CST.

Territories observing the time zone are primarily in North and Central America. It runs through several Mexican and U.S. states, as well as several Canadian provinces and Central American countries.

Countries: It is used in following countries: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, United States.

Principal Cities: The largest city in the CST timezone is Mexico City from Mexico with population about 12.294 million people. Other major cities in the area are Chicago, Houston, Iztapalapa, Ecatepec.

French: HNC - Heure Normale du Centre

Spanish: CT - Tiempo Central Estándar, CT - Zona Centro

CT representations, usage and related time zones

W3C/ISO-8601: International standard covering representation and exchange of dates and time-related data
  • -06 - basic short
  • -0600 - basic
  • -06:00 - extended
Email/RFC-2822: Internet Message Format Date Standard, typically used for timestamps in email headers
  • -0600 - sign character (-) followed by a four digit time providing hours (06) and minutes (00) of the offset. Indicates six hour and zero minutes time differences to the west of the zero meridian.
Military/NATO: Used by the U.S. military, Chinese military and others
  • Sierra - Military abbreviation for CT
  • S - short form of 'Sierra'
CT Abbreviation: Several time zones share CT abbreviation and it could refer to these time zones
  • Central Time - UTC -6
  • Chuuk Time - UTC +10
Time zones with the GMT -6 offset:
  • CST - Central Standard Time
  • CT - Central Time
  • MDT - Mountain Daylight Time
  • EAST - Easter Island Standard Time
  • GALT - Galapagos Time
  • S - Sierra Time Zone

Western European Summer Time

Offset: WEST is 1 hour ahead Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is used in Europe

Countries: It is used in following countries: Spain, Faroe Islands, Portugal

Principal Cities: The largest city in the WEST timezone is Lisbon from Portugal with population about 517,802 people. Other major cities in the area are Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Porto, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Amadora

German: WESZ - Westeuropäische Sommerzeit

WEST Time Zone Geo Map
WEST timezone map

Daylight Saving: Western European Summer Time (WEST) is a daylight saving/summer timezone, however during winter some places switch clocks for one hour back and observe Western European Time (WET).

Daylight saving time clock moves forward for one hour from 1am to 2amStart: Western European Summer Time (WEST) started on Sunday, March 31, 2024 at 1:00 am local time and clocks were set one hour forward to Sunday, March 31, 2024, 2:00 am. Daylight saving starts annually the on last Sunday of March

Daylight saving time clock moves back for one hour from 2am to 1amEnd: Western European Summer Time (WEST) ends on Sunday, October 27, 2024 at 2:00 am local time and clocks are set one hour back to Sunday, October 27, 2024, 1:00 am local standard time instead. Daylight saving ends annually the on last Sunday of October

WEST representations, usage and related time zones

W3C/ISO-8601: International standard covering representation and exchange of dates and time-related data
  • +01 - basic short
  • +0100 - basic
  • +01:00 - extended
Email/RFC-2822: Internet Message Format Date Standard, typically used for timestamps in email headers
  • +0100 - sign character (+) followed by a four digit time providing hours (01) and minutes (00) of the offset. Indicates one hour and zero minutes time differences to the east of the zero meridian.
Military/NATO: Used by the U.S. military, Chinese military and others
  • Alpha - Military abbreviation for WEST
  • A - short form of 'Alpha'
IANA/Olson: Reflects WEST time zone boundaries defined by political bodies, primarily intended for use with computer programs and operating systems
  • Atlantic/Canary
  • Atlantic/Faeroe
  • Atlantic/Faroe
  • Atlantic/Madeira
  • Europe/Lisbon
  • Portugal
  • WET
Time zones with the GMT +1 offset:
  • BST - British Summer Time
  • CET - Central European Time
  • IST - Irish Standard Time
  • WEST - Western European Summer Time
  • A - Alpha Time Zone
  • CET - Central European Time
  • MEZ - Mitteleuropäische Zeit
  • WAT - West Africa Time
  • WST - Western Sahara Summer Time
  • BMT - Biel Mean Time