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USA & Canada: Clocks go back 1 hour on Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 at 2:00 (2 am)


Published 22-Sep-2014. Changed 27-Oct-2014

Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends and clocks are set back one hour in most of the US, Canada and Mexico's northern border cities on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at 2:00 (2 am) local time.

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DST will end on Sun, Nov 2, 2014
DST will end on Sunday, November 2, 2014 in the striped areas.

Clocks fall back one hour

Clocks are set back from DST to Standard Time at 2:00 (2 am) to 1:00 (1 am) local time on the first Sunday in November, which in 2014 is November 2.

More light in the morning

Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour earlier on Sunday, November 2, 2014 than the day before, so there will be more light in the morning.

Most of USA uses DST

The clock changes will affect many cities in United State’s 9 time zones and Canada’s 6 time zones.

Some parts of the USA, including Hawaii and Arizona, and some regions of Canada do not observe DST and clocks there will not change.

Most parts of the USA and Canada will start DST again on Sunday, March 8, 2015.

Mexico DST divided

A few northern Mexican border towns, like Tijuana and Juarez City (Ciudad Juárez), end DST along with the US & Canada.

However, most of Mexico ended DST along with Europe on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

A few Mexican cities, like Hermosillo do not observe DST at all.

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The following areas in the United States don't use DST and clocks will not change:

No DST – Canada

The following areas in Canada don't observe DST and clocks will not change:

Current time in Washington DC


Thursday, November 27, 2014

Current time in Ottawa


Thursday, November 27, 2014

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