Flag for North Korea Clock changes in Chongjin, North Korea

No DST

1970 - 2020

No further time changes in 2015
in Chongjin

Location of ChongjinLocation

Aug 15

Back 0:30 hours

Aug 15, 2015 - Time Zone Change (KST → PYT)

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, August 15, 2015, 12:00:00 Midnight clocks were turned backward 0:30 hours to
Friday, August 14, 2015, 11:30:00 PM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Aug 14, 2015 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Other years: 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

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)
2014 — 2018DST not observed
* All times are local for Chongjin, current year is highlighted.

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

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Chongjin

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