Flag for Germany Clock changes in Kreuztal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in 2012

Next change:
Oct
26
1 hour Back

Oct 26, 2014, 3:00 AM

Start DST: Sunday, March 25, 2012
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 28, 2012
 1 hour backward

Location of KreuztalLocation

Mar 25

Forward 1 hour

Mar 25, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 25, 2012, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 25, 2012, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Mar 25, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 28

Back 1 hour

Oct 28, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 28, 2012, 3:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 28, 2012, 2:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 28, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012: Most Europeans turn clocks back as DST ends

Other years: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

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 Kreuztal, current year is highlighted.

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

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Kreuztal

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