Flag for Germany Clock changes in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany in 2013

Next change:
Oct
26
1 hour Back

Oct 26, 2014, 3:00 AM

Start DST: Sunday, March 31, 2013
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 27, 2013
 1 hour backward

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Mar 31

Forward 1 hour

Mar 31, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 31, 2013, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 31, 2013, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Mar 31, 2013 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
March 31, 2013: Europe Starts Daylight Saving Time

Oct 27

Back 1 hour

Oct 27, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 27, 2013, 3:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 27, 2013, 2:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 27, 2013 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
Europe sets clocks back as DST ends on Sunday, October 27, 2013

Other years: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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)
2010Sunday, March 28, 2:00 AMSunday, October 31, 3:00 AM
2011Sunday, March 27, 2:00 AMSunday, October 30, 3:00 AM
2012Sunday, March 25, 2:00 AMSunday, October 28, 3:00 AM
2013Sunday, March 31, 2:00 AMSunday, October 27, 3:00 AM
2014Sunday, March 30, 2:00 AMSunday, October 26, 3:00 AM
2015Sunday, March 29, 2:00 AMSunday, October 25, 3:00 AM
2016Sunday, March 27, 2:00 AMSunday, October 30, 3:00 AM
2017Sunday, March 26, 2:00 AMSunday, October 29, 3:00 AM
2018Sunday, March 25, 2:00 AMSunday, October 28, 3:00 AM
2019Sunday, March 31, 2:00 AMSunday, October 27, 3:00 AM
* All times are local for Hildesheim, current year is highlighted.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Hildesheim