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Fiji’s clocks go forward October 23, 2011


Published 4-Oct-2011. Changed 24-Oct-2011

People in Fiji will move their clocks 1 hour forward from 2am (02:00) to 3am (03:00) local time when they start daylight saving time (DST) on Sunday, October 23, 2011.

Upcoming clock changes worldwide.

A view of Castaway Island in Fiji.

People in Fiji will enjoy more afternoon sunlight when the clocks move forward on October 23, 2011.

©iStockphoto.com/Milan Klusacek

Start of summer

On October 23, Fiji will be on Fiji Summer Time (FJST), which is 13 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), or UTC+13, during DST. Towns and cities throughout Fiji, including the capital Suva, will follow the DST schedule.

The nation will revert to Fiji Time (FJT), which is UTC+12, when DST ends on January 22, 2012. The clocks will then move 1 hour back from 3am (03:00) to 2am (02:00) local time.

No formal announcement has yet been made on if Fiji will resume DST next year, but all updates will be on DST dates worldwide in 2012.

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