Time in Connecticut, United States now Time zone Currently Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC -4 Standard time (Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC -5) starts Nov. 6, 2022 Connecticut has the same time as New York. The IANA time zone identifier for Connecticut is America/New_York. Make Connecticut time default Add to favorite locationsWhat is CT standard time?
The term Central Time (CT) is often used to denote the local time in areas observing either Central Standard Time (CST) or Central Daylight Time (CDT). Central Standard Time is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Central Daylight Time is 5 hours behind UTC.Is Connecticut Eastern Time?
Like most states in the USA, Daylight Saving Time (DST) is observed in Connecticut, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to EDT; which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). After the Summer months the time in Connecticut is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).What does CT mean in Time Zone?
The term Central Time (CT) is often used to denote the local time in areas observing either Central Daylight Time (CDT) or Central Standard Time (CST). In other words, in locations observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) during part of the year, Central Time is not static but switches between CDT and CST.