Current Local Time in Boston, Massachusetts, United States is 20:16:50

Eastern Standard Time-EST

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Boston Time Zone

Boston Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
Time Zone AbbreviationEST
UTC Offset for Eastern Standard TimeUTC−05 Hours
Is EST a Standard Time Zone?Yes
Current Local Time in Boston 2018-12-14 20:16:51

Calendar Today

Day of the weekFriday
Month of the yearDecember
Number of days in this month31
Day of the year347
Week of the year50
Number of Seconds from Epoch1544836611 Seconds
Is the year 2018 a Leap Year?No
Which century we are in?21st Century
Current Millennium3rd millennium
Calendar Type Gregorian Calendar
Date Format followed in Bostonmonth - date - year

Twilights in Boston today

Civil Twilight Start Time2018-12-14 06:34:46-05:00
Civil Twilight End Time2018-12-14 16:45:03-05:00
Nautical Twilight Start Time2018-12-14 05:59:22-05:00
Nautical Twilight End Time2018-12-14 17:20:28-05:00
Astronomical Twilight Start Time2018-12-14 05:25:11-05:00
Astronomical Twilight End Time2018-12-14 17:54:38-05:00

Boston: Moon Phases

New moon day2019-01-05 20:29:11-05:00
Full moon day2018-12-22 12:49:35-05:00
First Quarter of Moon2018-12-15 06:50:16-05:00
Last Quarter of Moon2018-12-29 04:35:19-05:00

Daylight Saving in Boston

Is Daylight Saving Time active in Boston?No
Boston Summer Time ZoneEDT
Boston Winter Time ZoneEST
Daylight Time Start Date12 March 2017
Daylight Time End Date05 November 2017
UTC Offset for DSTUTC−04 Hours
UTC Offset during winterUTC−05 Hours

Boston Weather update today

Current Temperature in Boston5.06 Degree Celcius
Atmospheric Pressure in Boston1027 hPa
Boston Humidity Percentage82%
Wind Speed in Boston3.1 Miles Per Hour
Wind Direction in Boston190 Degrees
Ultraviolet Index (UV Index)12.61

Boston: Sunrise Time & Sunset Time

Sunrise Time in Boston2018-12-14 07:06:19-05:00
Sunset Time Today in Boston2018-12-14 16:13:30-05:00
Noon Time in Boston2018-12-14 11:39:58-05:00
Duration of the daytime today in Boston9 Hours-7 Minutes -11 Seconds

Boston: Moonrise Time & Moonset Time

Moonrise Time Today in Boston2018-12-14 11:55:25-05:00
Moonset Time Today in Boston2018-12-14 23:08:57-05:00

About Boston

Name of the CityBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Two Letter Country code of United States (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)US
Three letter Country code of United States (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)USA
Boston Latitude42.36
Boston Longitude
-71.06
Alternates Names for Boston in Vernacular LanguagesBOS,Boston,Bostona,Bostonas,Bostone,Bostonia,Bostono,Bostons,Bostun,Bostún,Gorad Bostan,Pokekona,Vostoni,bastan,bastana,beasrraൺ,bo shi dun,bosatana,boseuteon,bostan,bostana,bostoni,bosuton,bwstn,bwstwn,bwstwn masachwst,bxstan,pastan,Βοστωνη,Βοστώνη,Бостон,Бостън,Горад Бостан,Բոստոն,באסטאן,בוסטון,بوستون,بوستون، ماساچوست,بوسطن,بوسٹن,بۆستن,ܒܘܣܛܘܢ,बस्तन,बॉस्टन,बोस्टन,বস্টন,ਬੋਸਟਨ,பாஸ்டன்,బోస్టన్,ಬಾಸ್ಟನ್,ബോസ്റ്റൺ,บอสตัน,བོ་སེ་ཊོན།,ဘော့စတွန်မြို့,ბოსთონი,ბოსტონი,ボストン,波士頓,波士顿,보스턴

World Clock - Boston, a Descriptive Guide

Boston is a city in the country of United States, that lies in Longitude -71.06 and Latitude 42.36. Boston lies in the time zone Eastern Standard Time.

A Time Zone is a Geographical Area that follows the same time in all the points including Cities, Towns inside that geographical area.

Boston has an UTC Offset/GMT Offset of UTC-5:00.

UTC Offset is the time difference between the time at particular place and the UTC - Coordinated Universal Time.

Our Boston time zone converter helps you to convert Boston time, to local time in other time zones.

There is a also a generic Time Zone Converter, which converts from any Time Zone to any other Time zone including Boston time.

Daylight Saving Time in Boston

In Several countries, During Summer to get more sunlight in the evening times the clock is advanced by 1 hour.

During Winter the clocks are again reversed back by one hour. Daylight Saving Time promotes more activity in the evening and is beneficial especially for the working community. Daylight saving time(DST) is also called as Summer Time in several parts of the world.

Boston follows daylight saving time.

Boston has a population of 617594 people.

To dial to Boston, United States please refer to our Calling Codes Guide


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