What Time is It in Alaska?

Most of Alaska aside from the Western Aleutian Islands observes its own time zone. Alaskan time is UTC-9, meaning that it is 9 hours earlier than the Universal Coordinated Time- except during daylight savings, when it’s UTC-8. The Western Aleutian Islands are one hour behind the rest of the state. If this sounds confusing, you can always determine the time using the official U.S. time clock at