Daylight Saving Time

When is Daylight Saving Time?

Answer

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03/08/2018

United States and Canada:

In 2018, Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins March 11.

Set your clock(s) forward one hour at 2:00 AM on the second Sunday in March.

It ends on November 4, when the clocks will need to go back an hour.

Daylight Saving Time dates change from year to year. It begins on the second Sunday of March, and ends on the first Sunday of November. The clock moves forward one hour in March, and back one hour in November.

Future years:

2019: DST begins March 10 and ends November 3

2020: DST begins March 8 and ends November 1

2021: DST begins March 14 and ends November 7

2022: DST begins March 13 and ends November 6

2023: DST begins March 12 and ends November 5

2024: DST begins March 10 and ends November 3

2025: DST begins March 9 and ends November 2

Note that Arizona time does not change, since they don't recognize Daylight Saving Time.

Other Areas:

  • In most countries in Europe, Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday in October. The clocks move forward one hour in March and back one hour in October.
  • In the parts of Australia that observe it, Daylight Saving Time begins on the first Sunday of October and ends on the first Sunday in April. The clocks move forward one hour in October and back one hour in April.
  • In Chile, Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Saturday of October and ends on the second Saturday of March. The clocks move forward one hour in October and back one hour in March.
  • In Israel, Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Friday before April 2 and ends on the Sunday between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The clocks move forward one hour in April and back one hour on the Sunday between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
  • In Namibia, Daylight Saving Time begins on the first Sunday of September and ends on the first Sunday in April. The clocks move forward one hour in September and back one hour in April.
  • In Mexico, Daylight Saving Time begins on the first Sunday of April and ends on the last Sunday in October. The clocks move forward one hour in April and back one hour in October.
  • In New Zealand, Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Sunday of September and ends on the first Sunday in April. The clocks move forward one hour in September and back one hour in April.
  • In Paraguay, Daylight Saving Time begins on the third Sunday of October and ends on the second Sunday in April. The clocks move forward one hour in October and back one hour in April.
  • In Samoa, Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Sunday of September and ends on the first Sunday in April. The clocks move forward one hour in October and back one hour in April.
  • In Syria, Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Friday of March and ends on the last Friday in October. The clocks move forward one hour in March and back one hour in October.