Flag for U.S.A. Clock changes in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A. in 2009

Next change:
Mar
8
1 hour Forward

Mar 8, 2015, 2:00 AM

Start DST: Sunday, March 8, 2009
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, November 1, 2009
 1 hour backward

Location of Des MoinesLocation

Mar 8

Forward 1 hour

Mar 8, 2009 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 8, 2009, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 8, 2009, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Mar 8, 2009 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
USA/Canada Start Daylight Saving Time on March 8, 2009

Nov 1

Back 1 hour

Nov 1, 2009 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 1:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Nov 1, 2009 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
Clocks Fall Back in USA and Canada on November 1

Other years: 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012

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)
2000Sunday, April 2, 2:00 AMSunday, October 29, 2:00 AM
2001Sunday, April 1, 2:00 AMSunday, October 28, 2:00 AM
2002Sunday, April 7, 2:00 AMSunday, October 27, 2:00 AM
2003Sunday, April 6, 2:00 AMSunday, October 26, 2:00 AM
2004Sunday, April 4, 2:00 AMSunday, October 31, 2:00 AM
2005Sunday, April 3, 2:00 AMSunday, October 30, 2:00 AM
2006Sunday, April 2, 2:00 AMSunday, October 29, 2:00 AM
2007Sunday, March 11, 2:00 AMSunday, November 4, 2:00 AM
2008Sunday, March 9, 2:00 AMSunday, November 2, 2:00 AM
2009Sunday, March 8, 2:00 AMSunday, November 1, 2:00 AM
* All times are local for Des Moines

Data for years before 1970 not available for Des Moines, but we have earlier time zone history for Chicago available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Des Moines

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