Central American time zones:

CST – Central Standard Time

Current time in Guatemala City

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 6:15:06 AM CST

Guatemala City is on CST all of year 2017

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC - 6 hours

CST is 6 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Time zone abbreviations: CST, HNC

Full name is Central Standard Time
HNC – Heure Normale du Centre (French)
CST – Tiempo Central Estándar (Spanish)

Email time zone indicator: -0600

An email sent from someone in the CST time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0600" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0600" does not have to be in CST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below

Where and when is CST observed?

CST is used all year

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in CST

Other time zones in Central America

Go directly through the links below, or see the Central America time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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