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Opened 2 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#25093 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Time Zones Incorrect

Reported by: abigailll Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Date/Time Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


My time zone is set to UTC -5, what it should be. But the time is 1 hour behind. The current time is 11:20 AM, and to schedule a post for 11:30, I would need to schedule it at 10:30 instead.

This may have something to do with Daylight Savings Time, but still the time is incorrect.

Change History (3)

#1 @nacin
2 years ago

Assuming you are in the U.S. Eastern timezone, then your current timezone is actually UTC -4 (EDT), not UTC-5 (EST).

Instead of changing the UTC offsets every six months, you can specify a real timezone (such as America/New York) and DST will be handled for you.

There are long-standing feature requests for making this — #10324.

#2 @nacin
2 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

#3 @SergeyBiryukov
2 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Date/Time
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