26th Annual FIRST Conference | Boston, MA

Boston Quick Facts

Time Zone
Boston is located within the Eastern Time Zone (EDT). Standard time zone UTC/ GMT -5 hours. Daylight Savings time +1 hour.

The United States uses 120V wattage and accepts two-prong (NEMA 1-15/Japanese 2-pin)and three-prong (NEMA 5-15).

English is the primary language in the United States.

The legal tender in Boston is the US Dollar. For the latest exchange rates, please visit www.xe.com.

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMS) can be found throughout the city and airports

Country & Area Code
United States' country code is + 1 and Boston's area code is 617

Boston in June is quite comfortable, with sunshine 60-65% of the time with highs of 77°F to lows of 65°F (18.3-75°C).

It is customary to tip in the United States. Please read the following tipping recommendations:

For additional US customs, habits and Etiquette, click here!

Call 911 for all emergencies, police, fire and medical.