Central Time Zone
|Central Time Zone|
|10:16, 28 January 2023 CST|
|Observance of DST|
|DST is observed in some of this time zone.|
Central Standard Time (CST) is six hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). During summer, most of the zone uses daylight saving time (DST), and changes to Central Daylight Time (CDT) which is five hours behind UTC.