Time in Boston, Massachusetts, United States now
Sunday, December 4, 2016
- 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: 06:58AM
- Sunset: 04:12PM
- Day length: 9h 14m
- Solar noon: 11:35AM
- The current local time in Boston is 25 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