TimeZoneOffset

TimeZoneOffset[tz]

gives the numeric offset between the time zone tz and GMT on the current date.

TimeZoneOffset[loc]

gives the numeric offset between the time zone for the location loc and GMT.

TimeZoneOffset[tz,base]

gives the numeric offset between tz and the specified base time zone.

TimeZoneOffset[tz,date]

gets a list of possible time zone offsets for tz at the given date list.

TimeZoneOffset[tz,base,date]

gives the numeric offset between tz and base on the specified date.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (4)

Find the numeric offset for a time zone on the current date:

Get the offset for the time zone corresponding to a location:

Location specifications can also be entities:

Compare the offset between the time in New York and the time in London on different dates:

The offset between two time zones can vary depending on daylight saving time:

Get a list of possible time zone offsets at a given date list for a local time:

During a transition off daylight time, some local times will have two possible offsets:

The transition onto daylight time skips an hour of local time:

Scope  (1)

EntityList["TimeZone"] can be used to find available "TimeZone" entities:

Properties & Relations  (1)

TimeZoneOffset gives the difference between time zones:

For a time zone value of None, the offset to any other time zone will always be zero:

Wolfram Research (2015), TimeZoneOffset, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimeZoneOffset.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2015), TimeZoneOffset, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimeZoneOffset.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_timezoneoffset, author="Wolfram Research", title="{TimeZoneOffset}", year="2015", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimeZoneOffset.html}", note=[Accessed: 18-October-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_timezoneoffset, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={TimeZoneOffset}, year={2015}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimeZoneOffset.html}, note=[Accessed: 18-October-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2015. "TimeZoneOffset." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimeZoneOffset.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2015). TimeZoneOffset. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimeZoneOffset.html