AUSTRALIAN DATES AND TIME
GMT Help for Americans
When it's Monday in Australia, it's only Sunday in the USA. That's because there is a 16 hour time difference between Sydney and Seattle, which can mean they're different days.
The following quote from a Yank,
"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia."
You'll also need to remember that Australian seasons are the opposite of the USA. Christmas is in the summer here (Santa wears shorts). So when you're just coming off Daylight Savings, we're starting it. Check Aussie dates here. To make it easier for you, we used Standard Time in the examples below. Too confusing? Click here for an easier way
Since most Americans don't use GMT, here are your GMT hours:
What does this all mean? Here's an example:
If it is 3am Monday in Greenwich, England (GMT 0), and USA Daylight Savings, it means ...
Here's how we got those times ...
Daylight Saving Time for most of the United States (changed in 2008)
Begins at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday of March.
Daylight Saving is NOT observed in Hawaii, Arizona, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the Eastern Time Zone portion of Indiana.
We know of a great little program that will tell you what time it is for any location in the world. Best of all it's free. We don't get anything for telling you about it. Someone told us years ago and we've been sharing the info ever since. If you like it too, tell a friend. Sharing is such fun!
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