Time in Chicago, United States
The exact time in Chicago is based on the time zones for Chicago. We will always try to give you the exact time for Chicago. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Chicago might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Chicago are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Chicago, and falls back one hour in the fall for Chicago. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Chicago to improve its tourism and depend less on Chicago's electricity supplies.
Current time and weather in Chicago, United States in other languages
Time changes DST in Chicago
Each country perform its time change according to the Daylight Saving Time rules on a different day of the year, which can or not match with the beginning of the summer. That is why we recommend you to check out the time change dates to stay up to date.
These are the time change dates in Chicago during 2018:
- Daylight Saving Time in Chicago starts on:: Sunday 11 March 2018 01:00 (DST) UTC/GMT -5h
- Daylight Saving Time in Chicago ends on: Sunday 04 November 2018 01:00 (STD) UTC/GMT -6h
Sunrise and sunset times in Chicago
Sunrise in Chicago is at 07:08:01 and sunset time in Chicago is at 16:19:46.
- Length of the day in Chicago is 09:12 hours
- Civil twilight begins at 06:36:39 and ends at 16:51:09 hours
- Nautical twilight in Chicago begins at 06:01:38 and ends at 17:26:10 hours.
- Astronomical twilight in Chicago begins at 05:27:48 and ends at 18:00:00 hours.
Chicago coordinates and location in the world
Which are latitude and longitude coordinates of Chicago in the map of the world?
- Chicago's latitude: 41° 51' N
- Chicago's longitude: 87° 40' W
Hotels to stay and book in Chicago, United States
If you are travelling for vacations to Chicago and looking for to book a hotel at a good price, click on the hotels links below to find more information and details. You will find hotel rooms prices, payment methods, location and opening hours, that will help you booking the best hotel in Chicago for your budget during your vacations.