What is Australian Eastern Daylight Time?
You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 11 hours ahead of 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-11.
Abbreviation: AEDT Time
Time Offset: UTC+11, UTC+11:00
DST Began: 1st Sunday in October (clocks go forward one hour).
DST Ends: 2nd Sunday in April (clocks went back one hour).
AEDT Time Zone Map
This time zone is a time offset that adds 11 hours to Coordinated Universal Time
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.
Northern part of the Australia does not observe summer daylight saving time.
But in southern parts of the territory daylight saving time standard is observed.
The largest city in this time zone is Sydney from Australia with population about 4.627 million people.
This time zone is used in major Australian cities such as Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and Canberra.
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:
Bougainville Standard Time (BST)
Kosrae Time (KOST)
Lord Howe Summer Time (LHST)
Macquarie Island Station Time (MIST)
New Caledonia Time (NCT)
Norfolk Island Time (NFT)
Pohnpei Standard Time (PONT)
Sakhalin Island Time (SAKT)
Solomon Islands Time (SBT)
Srednekolymsk Time (SRET)
Vanuatu Time (VUT)
Lima Time Zone (L)
This time zone is used in the following country:
In Australia, this time zone is present in the territories of New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, Jervis Bay Territory and Australian Capital Territory.