Time Zone Database
The Time Zone Database (often called tz or zoneinfo) contains code and data that represent the history of local time for many representative locations around the globe. It is updated periodically to reflect changes made by political bodies to time zone boundaries, UTC offsets, and daylight-saving rules. Its management procedure is documented in BCP 175: Procedures for Maintaining the Time Zone Database.
|Time Zone Data v. 2016a (Released 2016-01-26)||tzdata2016a.tar.gz (295.7kb)|
|Time Zone Code v. 2016a (Released 2016-01-26)||tzcode2016a.tar.gz (179.7kb)|
A low-volume announcement mailing list used for announcing updates to the Time Zone Database.
A higher volume discussion list used for discussing proposals for updates to the Database. Contributions to this list may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We provide access to the Time Zone Database via three methods:
The IESG-designated TZ Coordinator is Paul Eggert.
Further information on the Time Zone Database, including implementation details, is described in the code repository.