Time in Boston, Massachusetts, United States now
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
- Currently Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC -5
- Daylight saving time (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC -4) starts March 12, 2017
The IANA time zone identifier for Boston is America/New_York.
Sunrise, sunset, day length and solar time for Boston
- Sunrise: 06:30AM
- Sunset: 05:25PM
- Day length: 10h 55m
- Solar noon: 11:58AM
- The current local time in Boston is 2 minutes behind apparent solar time.
Boston on the map
- Location: Massachusetts, United States
- Latitude: 42.36. Longitude: -71.06
- Population: 618,000
- Elevation: 10 m