Central America Time Zones Map

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Current Dates and Times across Central America... 

The countries of Central America will not observe Daylight Saving Time in 2011, and will remain on Standard Time throughout the year.

UTC and GMT an update

The worldwide standard for coordinated universal time, formerly known as GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), is now abbreviated as UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

Some sources still refer to it as UTC/GMT and some web browsers, e.g. Mozilla Firefox, still display it as GMT.

The UTC Time (shown directly below) is the standard time zone upon which all other worldwide time zones are based. It never observes daylight saving time.

  • UTC at Greenwich, England

  • CST - 6 hours from UTC

  • EST - 5 hours from UTC

Timezone Abbreviations

  • CST Central Standard Time
  • EST Eastern Standard Time