Time in Boston, Massachusetts, United States now
Friday, April 28, 2017
- Currently Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC -4
- Standard time (Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC -5) starts November 5, 2017
The IANA time zone identifier for Boston is America/New_York.
Sunrise, sunset, day length and solar time for Boston
- Sunrise: 05:42AM
- Sunset: 07:41PM
- Day length: 13h 59m
- Solar noon: 12:42PM
- The current local time in Boston is 42 minutes ahead of apparent solar time.
Boston on the map
- Location: Massachusetts, United States
- Latitude: 42.36. Longitude: -71.06
- Population: 618,000
- Elevation: 10 m