Current local time in Washington, DC, USA

6:05 :02 AM

06:05 :02

Saturday, 28 January 2023 (EST)

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Washington Information

Time Zone

Abbreviation / Name
EST - Eastern Standard Time
EDT - Eastern Daylight Time
UTC / GMT Offset
-5:00 hours during Eastern Standard Time, currently in use.
-4:00 hours during Eastern Daylight Time.
Daylight Saving Time Change
+1:00 hour - DST is NOT in use
Daylight Saving Time Starts
Daylight saving time clock moves forward for one hour from 2am to 3am Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 2:00 am local time. DST starts annually the on second Sunday of March. Clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, March 12, 2023, 3:00 am local daylight time instead. Also called Spring Forward or Summer Time.
Daylight Saving Time Ends
Daylight saving time clock moves back for one hour from 2am to 1am Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 2:00 am local time. DST ends annually the on first Sunday of November. Clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, November 5, 2023, 1:00 am local standard time instead. Also called Fall Back or switch to Winter Time.

Washington Facts

Washington, D.C.
Alternative Names
District of Columbia, Federal Capital, Federal City, Federal Town, Ouasinkton, Ranatakariahshne, Ranatakariáhshne, Territory of Columbia, Vashington, Vasingtonas, Vasingtonia, Vašingtonas, WAS, Washington, Washington City, Washington D. C., Washington D.C., Washington DC, Waszyngton, hua sheng dun te qu, wosingteon D.C., wosingteon DC, Ουάσιγκτον, Вашингтон, 华盛顿特区, 워싱턴 D.C., 워싱턴 DC
Dollar (USD)
Geographic Coordinates
38° 53' N Latitude / 77° 02' W Longitude
International Dialing Code