52.93. pg_timezone_abbrevs

The view pg_timezone_abbrevs provides a list of time zone abbreviations that are currently recognized by the datetime input routines. The contents of this view change when the timezone_abbreviations run-time parameter is modified.

Table 52.94. pg_timezone_abbrevs Columns

Column Type


abbrev text

Time zone abbreviation

utc_offset interval

Offset from UTC (positive means east of Greenwich)

is_dst bool

True if this is a daylight-savings abbreviation

While most timezone abbreviations represent fixed offsets from UTC, there are some that have historically varied in value (see Section B.4 for more information). In such cases this view presents their current meaning.