timezones

List time zones

Description

timezones displays a list of all IANA time zones accepted by the datetime function. For each time zone, the list includes the offset from UTC (in hours, where east is positive) and the daylight saving time shift (in hours).

timezones(area) displays a list containing all IANA time zones in the specified geographic area.

example

T = (___) returns the list in a table.

Examples

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Store all Australian time zones accepted by the datetime function in a table.

T = timezones('Australia')
T=12×4 table
              Name                 Area       UTCOffset    DSTOffset
    _________________________    _________    _________    _________

    {'Australia/Adelaide'   }    Australia       9.5            1   
    {'Australia/Brisbane'   }    Australia        10            0   
    {'Australia/Broken_Hill'}    Australia       9.5            1   
    {'Australia/Currie'     }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Darwin'     }    Australia       9.5            0   
    {'Australia/Eucla'      }    Australia      8.75            0   
    {'Australia/Hobart'     }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Lindeman'   }    Australia        10            0   
    {'Australia/Lord_Howe'  }    Australia      10.5          0.5   
    {'Australia/Melbourne'  }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Perth'      }    Australia         8            0   
    {'Australia/Sydney'     }    Australia        10            1   

Sort the table by UTC offset.

sortrows(T,'UTCOffset')
ans=12×4 table
              Name                 Area       UTCOffset    DSTOffset
    _________________________    _________    _________    _________

    {'Australia/Perth'      }    Australia         8            0   
    {'Australia/Eucla'      }    Australia      8.75            0   
    {'Australia/Adelaide'   }    Australia       9.5            1   
    {'Australia/Broken_Hill'}    Australia       9.5            1   
    {'Australia/Darwin'     }    Australia       9.5            0   
    {'Australia/Brisbane'   }    Australia        10            0   
    {'Australia/Currie'     }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Hobart'     }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Lindeman'   }    Australia        10            0   
    {'Australia/Melbourne'  }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Sydney'     }    Australia        10            1   
    {'Australia/Lord_Howe'  }    Australia      10.5          0.5   

Input Arguments

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Geographic area, specified as one of the areas in the table.

'Africa''Asia''Europe'
'America''Atlantic''Indian'
'Antarctica''Australia''Pacific'
'Arctic''Etc''All'

Introduced in R2015b