Flag for Syria Clock changes in Damascus, Syria (Dimashq) in 2008

Next change:
Oct
31
1 hour Back

Oct 31, 2014, 12:00 Midnight

Start DST: Friday, April 4, 2008
 1 hour forward

End DST: Friday, October 31, 2008
 1 hour backward

Location of DamascusLocation

Apr 4

Forward 1 hour

Apr 4, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Friday, April 4, 2008, 12:00:00 Midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Friday, April 4, 2008, 1:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Apr 4, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Syria Observes Daylight Saving Time 2008

Oct 31

Back 1 hour

Oct 31, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Saturday, November 1, 2008, 12:00:00 Midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Friday, October 31, 2008, 11:00:00 PM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 31, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
Middle East’s Mixed Daylight Saving Times in 2008
Syria’s Daylight Saving End Date Confirmed

Other years: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

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)
2000Saturday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightSunday, October 1, 12:00 Midnight
2001Sunday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightMonday, October 1, 12:00 Midnight
2002Monday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightTuesday, October 1, 12:00 Midnight
2003Tuesday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightWednesday, October 1, 12:00 Midnight
2004Thursday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightFriday, October 1, 12:00 Midnight
2005Friday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightSaturday, October 1, 12:00 Midnight
2006Saturday, April 1, 12:00 MidnightFriday, September 22, 12:00 Midnight
2007Friday, March 30, 12:00 MidnightFriday, November 2, 12:00 Midnight
2008Friday, April 4, 12:00 MidnightSaturday, November 1, 12:00 Midnight
2009Friday, March 27, 12:00 MidnightFriday, October 30, 12:00 Midnight
* All times are local for Damascus

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Damascus

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