Flag for Canada Clock changes in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1998

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Start DST: Sunday, April 5, 1998
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 25, 1998
 1 hour backward

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Apr 5

Forward 1 hour

Apr 5, 1998 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 5, 1998, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 5, 1998, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Apr 5, 1998 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, summer time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Oct 25

Back 1 hour

Oct 25, 1998 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 25, 1998, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 25, 1998, 1:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 25, 1998 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

Other years: 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001

Daylight Saving Time in other years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock forward)DST End (Clock backward)
1990Sunday, April 1, 2:00 AMSunday, October 28, 2:00 AM
1991Sunday, April 7, 2:00 AMSunday, October 27, 2:00 AM
1992Sunday, April 5, 2:00 AMSunday, October 25, 2:00 AM
1993Sunday, April 4, 2:00 AMSunday, October 31, 2:00 AM
1994Sunday, April 3, 2:00 AMSunday, October 30, 2:00 AM
1995Sunday, April 2, 2:00 AMSunday, October 29, 2:00 AM
1996Sunday, April 7, 2:00 AMSunday, October 27, 2:00 AM
1997Sunday, April 6, 2:00 AMSunday, October 26, 2:00 AM
1998Sunday, April 5, 2:00 AMSunday, October 25, 2:00 AM
1999Sunday, April 4, 2:00 AMSunday, October 31, 2:00 AM
* All times are local for Ottawa

Data for years before 1970 not available for Ottawa, but we have earlier time zone history for Montreal available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Ottawa

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