NEW TIME ZONE FOR QUINTANA ROO, RIVIERA MAYA, CANCUN, TULUM, PLAYA DEL CARMEN
NEW TIME ZONE FOR QUINTANA ROO
and RIVIERA MAYA.
The Federal Government has approved the creation of a new Time Zone (huso horario) in Mexico, UTC-5 Winter Time Zone (Horario del Caribe / Caribbean Time).
The New time zone begins at 2am on February 1st and it is set to be one hour ahead of Mexico City Time Zone (UTC-6) in the winter time only, and the same time as Mexico City during Daylight Savings Time (Horario de Verano) in the summer.
If you live in Riviera Maya, or anywhere in the State of Quintana Roo, you need to set your clock forward one hour on the evening of January 31st.