Current time in Houston


9:39 a.m.
June 3, 2023

Local time in Houston

The time in Houston is 5 hours behind UTC. The current timezone in Houston is Central Daylight Time (CDT). Houston is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Houston ends at Nov. 5, 2023.

Details for the time in Houston

Current time
9:39 a.m.
Time zone Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Standard timezone: Central Standard Time (CST)
IANA time zone America/Chicago
Your time difference 5 hours behind UTC
UTC time difference UTC-5
5 hours behind UTC

Houston Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Houston uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Houston.

DST started at March 12, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Nov. 5, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 10, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour