How to Convert UTC to Local Time Zone in Redshift

To convert a Redshift timestamp from one time zone to another, use the convert_timezone() function:

-- convert_timezone(source, target, timestamp);
SELECT convert_timezone('PST', 'EST', '2018-12-21 13:42:11');

The source time zone is optional. If omitted, Redshift will assume it is in UTC.

SELECT convert_timezone('EST', sysdate);

To check the supported time zone names and abbreviations, you can execute the following commands:

SELECT pg_timezone_names();
SELECT pg_timezone_abbrevs();