Returns the time zone object identified by a given abbreviation.
- iOS 2.0+
- macOS 10.0+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+Beta
- tvOS 9.0+
- watchOS 2.0+
An abbreviation for a time zone.
The time zone object identified by
abbreviation determined by resolving the abbreviation to a name using the abbreviation dictionary and then returning the time zone for that name. Returns
nil if there is no match for
In general, you are discouraged from using abbreviations except for unique instances such as “GMT”. Time Zone abbreviations are not standardized and so a given abbreviation may have multiple meanings—for example, “EST” refers to Eastern Time in both the United States and Australia