Get the time zone for any US ZIP code
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Ziptz

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Get time zone and daylight saving time for any US ZIP code.

ZIP codes are up to date as of July 2018.

Installation

Add the gem to your Gemfile:

gem 'ziptz'

Usage

Get the time zone name for any ZIP code:

z = Ziptz.new
z.time_zone_name('97213') #=> "Pacific"

Get the time zone offset for any ZIP code:

z.time_zone_offset('97213') #=> -8

Note that offsets do not include daylight saving time.

Determine if the ZIP code uses Daylight Saving Time:

z.time_zone_uses_dst?('97213') #=> true

Get all the zip codes in a time zone:

z.zips('American Samoa') #=> ["96799", "96941", "96942", "96943", "96944"]

Supported Time Zones

  • "Atlantic" UTC -04:00
  • "Eastern" UTC -05:00
  • "Central" UTC -06:00
  • "Mountain" UTC -07:00
  • "Pacific" UTC -08:00
  • "Alaska" UTC -09:00
  • "Hawaii-Aleutian Islands" UTC -10:00
  • "American Samoa" UTC -11:00
  • "Marshall Islands" UTC +12:00
  • "Guam" UTC +10:00
  • "Palau" UTC +09:00
  • "Micronesia" UTC +11:00

Note that APO/FPO zip codes will not return a known time zone offset.

License

Copyright (c) 2015-2018 Keith Morrison <keithm@infused.org>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.