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What Time is it in Alaska Standard Time Now?

Many of those who ask what time is it in Alaska Standard Time now want to make a call at a more convenient time.

If you work or communicate with people living in Alaska, it pays to understand the time zones and time zone differences.

After all, no one wants to be woken up at 3am to answer a business call or log in to a Zoom meeting at midnight.

You can compare the time of this time pattern with the exact time in different cities around the world.

Use our time zone converter ​below:
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What is Alaska Standard Time?

You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 9 hours behind the UTC time zone.

This time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.

In this section, you will learn key facts about this time zone and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier used is Etc/GMT+9.

Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not used in this time zone.

During the summer, clocks go forward one hour to the UTC-8 offset and Alaska Daylight Time is used.


About This Time Pattern
  • Abbreviation: AKST
  • Time Offset: UTC-9, UTC-09:00
  • Standard Time Ends: 2nd Sunday in March, 01:00 UTC (clocks go forward one hour).
  • Standard Time Began: 1st Sunday in November, 01:00 UTC (clocks went back one hour).

AKST Time Zone

Alaska Standard Time Zone
This time zone is a time offset that subtracts 9 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.

Its main cities and territories are:
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the time zone.

The AKST time zone, includes the entire State of Alaska, except that part of the Aleutian Islands that is west of 169 degrees 30 minutes west longitude.

This time offset is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.

You need to be very careful finding these time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have the same UTC offset:
  • Gambier Islands Time (GAMT)
  • Gambier Island Time (GIT)
  • Hawaii–Aleutian Daylight Time (HDT)
  • Victor Time Zone (V)

Main Countries

This time zone is used in the following country:
In the USA, this time zone is present in the state of Alaska (except Aleutian Islands).

The western most Aleutian islands and St. Lawrence island are on Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which are 10 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (UTC-10).


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