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Current local time in Boston

Flag for USABoston, Massachusetts, United States
Boston is the capital of the state Massachusetts
The native name of United States is R
Current TimeWednesday, March 29, 2017 at 8:51:17 PM EDT
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight saving time:+1 hour
Current time zone offset:UTC/GMT -4 hours
Time zone abbreviation:EDT - Eastern Daylight Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST started on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
DST ends on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00 AM local daylight time.
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WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
conditions in
Logan International Airport
Passing clouds. Quite cool. 42 °F
Passing clouds. Quite cool.
Description:Passing clouds. Quite cool.
Temperature:42 °FComfort Level:34 °F
Wind:17 mph from 320° NorthwestDirection Southeast
Last update:Wed 7:54 PM EDT
48 hour
Downtown Crossing
Clear. Chilly. Sunny. Chilly. Mostly sunny. Cool. Mostly sunny. Chilly. Mostly cloudy. Chilly. Cloudy. Chilly.
35 °F32 °F51 °F41 °F38 °F37 °F
13 mphDirection Southeast12 mphDirection Southeast8 mphDirection South-southeast8 mphDirection West-southwest10 mphDirection Southwest10 mphDirection West-southwest
Downtown Crossing
Mostly sunny. Cool. Light icy mix late. Overcast. Chilly. Mixture of precip. Overcast. Chilly. Light mixture of precip. Cloudy. Cool. Passing clouds. Cool. Light rain late. Overcast. Cool. More sun than clouds. Cool.
Hi: 51 °F
Lo: 32 °F

Hi: 39 °F
Lo: 33 °F

Hi: 36 °F
Lo: 33 °F

Hi: 49 °F
Lo: 34 °F

Hi: 50 °F
Lo: 35 °F

Hi: 48 °F
Lo: 39 °F

Hi: 48 °F
Lo: 38 °F

Weather provided by CustomWeather, copyright 2014
Sunrise at6:32 AMin direction84°EastEast
Sunset at7:07 PMin direction276°WestWest
Duration of day: 12 hours, 35 minutes (2 minutes, 51 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 12:49 PM at altitude 51° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at6:03 AM,ends at7:35 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at5:30 AM,ends at8:09 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at4:56 AM,ends at8:43 PM
Moonrise at7:41 AMin direction81°EastEast
Moonset at9:06 PMin direction282°West-northwestWest-northwest
Moon in south at 2:19 PM at altitude 55° above horizon
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 27, 2017 at 10:58 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 3, 2017 at 2:40 PM
Fraction illuminated: 5.2% (at 8:51 PM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 1 (USA)
Area codes: 617 / 781 / 339
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Coordinateslocation of Boston
Latitude: 42° 21' North
Longitude: 71° 03' West
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Logan International AirportBOS About 3 mi East East  
T. F. Green AirportPVD About 48 mi South-southwest South-southwest  
Manchester-Boston Regional AirportMHT About 44 mi North-northwest North-northwest  

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