California Time Now
PST time (UTC/GMT-08:00):
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California is in the Pacific Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). US Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-8 ).
Does California observe Daylight Saving Time?
Like most states in the USA, Daylight Saving Time (DST) is observed in California, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-7 ).
After the summer months the time in California is shifted back by 1 hour to US Pacific Standard Time (PST) or (GMT-8)