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With the start of daylight saving time in the US on Sunday, March 10, 2024, New York, Eastern US will be 8 hours behind Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | Swap

US time zones vs
Middle East time zones

The United States spans 9 time zones, with 4 main time zones, Pacific / Mountain / Central / Eastern. More info. | You can see US larger map

The Middle East spans 4 time zones, ranging from UTC +2h. to UTC +4h. EET (Israel) / AST (Saudi Arabia) / Iran / United Arab Emirates.

US Daylight Saving Time 2024
On Sunday, November 3, the United States turns the clock back one hour, at 2:00 a.m. it will be 1:00 a.m. More info

Middle East Daylight Saving Time 2024
There are multiple DST dates, and only these countries observe daylight saving time:
Cyprus / Egipt / Lebanon / Israel / and Palestinian Territories: West Bank / Gaza Strip. More info.
Jordan, Syria and Iran no longer use daylight saving time. More info

You can quickly check the current time difference between the US and United Arab Emirates by viewing the current time zone at the top right of both countries. time zone clocks . clock symbols info

For ex. New York -5h versus to Dubai +4h, there is a difference of 9 hours, so New York is always 9 hours behind Dubai in standard time. During US Daylight Saving Time we will subtract 1 hour = -8 hours.
New York, US and Dubai, UAE coincide in standard time from the first Sunday of November (End of US Daylight Saving Time) until the 2nd Sunday of March of the following year. (Start of US Daylight Saving Time).

You can also refer to the 4 Time Zone Colors = Intervals that are multiples of 4 hours between the same colors.
For example, between Los Angeles, California, US and Dubai, United Arab Emirates (both in pink) the time difference (in standard time), will be Los Angeles 12 hours behind Dubai, UAE. During Los Angeles Daylight Saving Time we will subtract 1 hour = -11 hours. See Maps

Time change and time difference New York, USA vs. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

• As of (2nd Sunday in March) with the start of US daylight saving time, New York is -4h, and Dubai is +4h, so New York will be 8 hours behind Dubai.

• As of (1st Sunday in November) with the return to US standard time, New York is -5h and Dubai is +4h, so New York will be 9 hours behind Dubai.

US and Middle East map

Time difference between some US states vs Middle East countries

The Clock time is updated with the time change, along with the time zone and summer or winter symbols. + info.
Several states in the Eastern US (Central ← Eastern) and Central US (Mountain ← Central), have locations that use the contiguous states time zone.
*2 time zones *Time change exception Capital Capital Most populous city Most populous city Capital of the country Capital of the country

US time zones with current time - map

US time zones - 24 hour clock format
Pacific time zone Mountain t. zone
Current Pacific Time Current Mountain Time
Los Angeles (CA) Denver (Colorado)
US Pacific Time Zone US Mountain Time Z.
PST = standard -8h
PDT = daylight -7h
MST = standard -7h
MDT = daylight -6h
*Shared time zones Pacific ⇄ Mountain Arizona Mountain Time
 
  Arizona Mountain T.
  Phoenix
  MST = standard -7h
No daylight saving
Central time zone Eastern time zone
Current Central Time Current Eastern Time
Chicago (Illinois) New York
US Central Time Zone US Eastern Time Z.
CST = standard -6h
CDT = daylight -5h
EST = standard -5h
EDT = daylight -4h
*Central US states with 2 time zones *Eastern US states with 2 time zones
2 US time zones - not contiguous -
Alaska Time Zone Hawaii Time Zone
Juneau Capital Honolulu Capital
Alaska Time Zone Hawaii Time Zone
AKST = standard -9h
AKDT = daylight -8h
HST = std -10h
No daylight saving
3 US dependencies, no DST
Atlantic time zone
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands
AST = standard -4h
No daylight saving
American Samoa time
American Samoa
Pago Pago Capital
SST = standard -11h
No daylight saving
Chamorro time zone
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
ChST = standard +10h
No daylight saving

The US spans 4 main time zones, from west to east: Pacific Time - Mountain Time - Central Time - Eastern Time.
2 non-contiguous time zones: Alaska Time and Hawaii Islands Time, and 3 US dependencies which none of them use daylight saving time.
* There are 2 more time zones corresponding to US Minor Outlying Islands. more info on wiki
The letters S (standard) and D (daylight), are the acronyms that show the current period of the time zone.
For example, PST Pacific standard time / PDT Pacific daylight time, plus the symbols that appear next to the clock time

Daylight Saving United States

The United States observes daylight saving time in almost all States, except for most of Arizona UTC -7h, and the Hawaiian Islands UTC-10h, which maintains the same time zone throughout the year.

Daylight saving time in US begins on the second Sunday in March, at 2:00 a.m., moving the clock forward 1 hour and returning to winter or standard time on the first Sunday in November, at 2:00 a.m., turning the clock back 1 hour. US map.

USA daylight saving time 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
March-10 Sun.
2:00 → 3:00
Nov.-3 Sun.
2:00 → 1:00
2nd Sunday in March, at 2:00 a.m., US turns the clock forward 1 hour 1st Sunday in November, at 2:00 a.m., US turns the clock back 1 hour
Pacific Time / Mountain Time / Central Time / Eastern Time
Note: Baja California and the cities bordering Mexico with the US, make the same time change as the United States.

Middle East countries time zone

Eastern European Time
Israel (Jerusalem) Lebanon (Beirut)
Israel Time Eastern European Time
IST = standard +2h
IDT = daylight +3h
EET = standard +2h
EEST = summer +3h
   
Gaza Strip - Palestinian Territory West Bank - Palestinian Territory
Eastern European Time Eastern European Time
EET = standard +2h
EEST = summer +3h
EET = standard +2h
EEST = summer +3h
   
Egypt (Cairo) Cyprus (Nicosia)
Eastern European Time Eastern European Time
EET = standard +2h
EEST = summer +3h
EET = standard +2h
EEST = summer +3h
Note: All of these Middle Eastern countries observe Daylight Saving Time, and each of them uses a different DST date.
Middle East Time / Asia Time
AST / Turkey Iran
Arabia Standard Time Iran Standard Time
AST/UTC = +3h
No daylight saving
IRST/UTC = +3:30
No daylight saving
Bahrain (Manama) Iran*
Iraq (Baghdad) Ahvaz
Jordan (Amman)* Isfahan
Kuwait (Kuwait City) Karaj
Qatar (Doha) Kermanshah
Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) Mashhad
Socotra Island Qom
Syria (Damascus)* Shiraz
Turkey (Istanbul) TehranCapital of the country
Yemen (Sanaa) (the whole country)
Middle Eastern countries with cities
*From 2022, Jordan and Syria will permanently use the UTC +3h time zone, without daylight saving time. Previously they used standard time UTC+2 and UTC+3 in summer.
*From 2022, Iran no longer use daylight saving time and will permanently use the UTC +3:30 time zone. More info
United Arab Emirates
 
Gulf Standard Time
GST/UTC = +4h
No daylight saving
Abu Dhabi  Ras Al Khaimah
Ajman Sharjah
Dubai  Umm Al Quwain
Fujairah  
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is made up of seven independent city-states: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain.
Al-Ain a major city in Abu Dhabi
Oman
 
Gulf Standard Time
GST/UTC = +4h
No daylight saving
As Sīb Muscat 
Bawshar Salalah
Note: Only some countries in Middle East use daylight saving time
Middle Eastern countries with cities
Middle East Time / Asia Time

Middle East countries with daylight saving time

Current time in Israel
Israel daylight saving 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
March-29 Fri.
2:00 → 3:00
Oct.-27 Sun.
2:00 → 1:00
IDT +3h daylight IST +2h standard
On Friday, March 29, at 2:00 a.m., Israel turns the clock forward 1 hour On Sunday, October 27, at 2:00 a.m., Israel turns the clock back 1 hour
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Current time in Lebanon
Lebanon daylight saving 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
March-31 Sun.
0:00 → 1:00
Oct.-27 Sun.
0:00 → 23:00
EEST +3h summer EET +2h standard
On Sunday, March 31, at 0:00 a.m., Lebanon turns the clock forward 1 h On Sunday, October 27, at 0:00 a.m., Lebanon turns the clock back 1 hour
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Palestinian Territories Daylight Saving Time
Current time in West Bank - Palestine
West Bank daylight saving 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
April-13 Sat.
0:20 → 3:00
Oct.-26 Sat.
2:00 → 1:00
EEST +3h summer EET +2h standard
On Saturday, April 13, at 2:00 a.m., West Bank turns the clock forward 1 hour On Saturday, October 26, at 2:00 a.m., West Bank turns the clock back 1 hour
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Current time in Gaza Strip - Palestine
Gaza Strip daylight saving 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
April -13 Sat.
2:00 → 3:00
Oct.-26 Sat.
2:00 → 1:00
EEST +3h summer EET +2h standard
On Saturday, April 13, at 2:00 a.m., Gaza Strip turns the clock forward 1 hour On Saturday, October 26, at 2:00 a.m., Gaza Strip turns the clock back 1 hour
Middle East Time / Asia Time

Current time in Cyprus
Cyprus daylight saving 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
March-31 Sun.
3:00 → 4:00
Oct.-27 Sun.
4:00 → 3:00
EEST +3h summer EET +2h standard
The last Sunday, in March 31, at 3:00 a.m., Cyprus turns the clock forward 1 hour The last Sunday, October 27, at 4:00 a.m., Cyprus turns the clock back 1 hour
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Current time in Egypt
Egypt daylight saving 2024
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
April-26 Fri.
0:00 → 1:00
Nov.-1 Fri.
0:00 → 23:00
EEST +3h summer EET +2h standard
On Friday, March 26, at 0:00 a.m., Egipt turns the clock forward 1 hour On Friday, November 1, at 0:00 a.m., Egypt turns the clock back 1 hour
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Countries in Middle East that no longer observe Daylight Saving Time
Current time in Jordan
Jordan No daylight saving
No daylight saving time
The last time change in Jordan was on October 5, 2022, at 0:00, when the clocks were turned back 1 hour, however, clocks were not changed because Jordan switched time zones from UTC +2 to UTC +3 at the same time.
Jordan's time zone will be UTC +3h throughout the year.
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Current time in Syria
Syria No daylight saving
No daylight saving time
The last time change in Syria was on October 4, 2022, at 0:00, whem the clocks were turned back 1 hour, however, clocks were not changed because Syria switched time zones from UTC +2 to UTC +3 at the same time.
Syria's time zone will be UTC +3h throughout the year.
Middle East Time / Asia Time
Current time in Iran
Iran No daylight saving
No daylight saving time
The last time change in Iran was on September 22, 2022, at 0:00, when the clocks were turned back 1 hour. Iran's time zone will be UTC +3h30 throughout the year.
Middle East Time / Asia Time

Middle East Time Zone Map

Middle East Map with current time and time zones.

Middle East Countries with some major cities.

Asia Map

Clocks symbols:

Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time. Standard or winter time UTC standard time, or winter time. No Daylight Saving Time No Daylight Saving Time throughout the year. 24 hour clock format

Clocks and symbols (daylight saving - winter) are updated in real time as the time changes in different US and Middle east time zones.