LocalTimeZone

LocalTimeZone[]

gives the current time zone for the current geo location.

LocalTimeZone[loc]

gives the current time zone for the geo location specified by loc.

LocalTimeZone[loc,date]

gives the time zone for the geo location loc on the specified date.

LocalTimeZone[loc,date,"prop"]

gives the specified property of the time zone.

Details

  • The geo location loc can be specified by a GeoPosition object or by giving an appropriate Entity object.
  • LocalTimeZone by default returns a time zone Entity.
  • Possible properties include:
  • "Entity"time zone as an Entity object (default)
    "InternetName"conventional internet name (e.g. "America/Chicago")
    "LongName"long time zone name (e.g. "Central Standard Time")
    "NumericOffset"offset in hours as a number
    "Offset"offset as a Quantity object
    "ShortName"short time zone name (e.g. "CST")

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Get the current local time zone entity:

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Get the local time zone for London on different dates:

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Get the current time zone offset for Oslo as a Quantity:

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Scope  (2)

See Also

$TimeZone  LocalTime  TimeZoneConvert  TimeZone  TimeObject

Introduced in 2014
(10.0)