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Time in Mexico City

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Time in Mexico City

The time zone for Mexico City is UTC-6 (GMT-6).

Convert Mexico City Time

Do you need to convert the current time in Mexico City to a different time zone? You can use one of our preferred time converters to convert the Mexico City CDT timezone to your desired time zone GMT, EST, PST, CET, PDT.


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Mexico City Information

Time Zone

Abbreviation / Name

CDT – Central Daylight Time

CST – Central Standard Time

UTC / GMT Offset

-5:00 hours during Central Daylight Time, currently in use.

-6:00 hours during Central Standard Time

Daylight Saving Time Change

+1:00 hour – DST is in use

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Daylight Saving Time Starts

On Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 2:00 am local time, Daylight Saving Time (DST) will begin. This happens annually on the first Sunday of April. Remember to turn your clocks forward 1 hour to 3:00 am local daylight time. This is also known as Spring Forward or Summer Time.

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Daylight Saving Time Ends

On Sunday, October 29th , 2023 at 2:00 am local time, Daylight Saving Time (DST) will end. This happens every year on the last Sunday of October. Clocks will be set back 1 hour to 1:00 aam local standard time instead. This is also known as “Fall Back” or switching to Winter Time.

Time Changes and Daylight Saving Time

You can use an online tool to find the local time and time zone for any city, whether it’s near you or distant. This tool not only shows you the current local time, but also provides information on weather conditions, sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, moon phases, daylight saving time and currency associated with that city.


Which city the GMT is in?

The Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT) is based in an observatory situated in Greenwich, London.

How can we calculate local time of a city?

You can calculate the local time of any city based on its time zone.