Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 1970

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is often incorrectly referred to as “daylight savings time”. In some countries, it is also called “summer time”. When DST is not observed, it is called standard time, normal time or winter time.

This list displays a brief (but not complete) overview showing the countries and territories which observed DST during the first half of 1970.

Current country/territory names, rather than historic country names are displayed, so the list could contain countries that did not exist at the time.

Also, please see the page for the second half of 1970 or the overview over start and end times for 1970 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Feb 21 Sat12:00 AM → 11:30 PM (Back)
Mar 8 Sun3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Mar 28 Sat9:00 PM → 8:00 PM (Back)
Mar 29 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Apr 19 Sun3:30 AM → 4:30 AM (Forward)
Apr 26 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 26 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
May 1 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
May 1 Fri1:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Forward)
May 1 Fri2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
May 3 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
May 27 Wed12:00 AM → 12:30 AM (Forward)
May 31 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

Yearly OverviewJanuary–JuneJuly–December
1970first half of 1970second half of 1970
1971first half of 1971second half of 1971
1972first half of 1972second half of 1972

Other years

Daylight Saving Time Changes:


Daylight Saving Time – DST

  1. What is DST?
  2. One Hour Back or Forward?
  3. What is Standard Time?
  4. Savings or Saving?
  5. Pros and Cons of DST
  6. Your Health and DST
  7. Summer or Winter Time?
  8. History of DST
  9. History of DST in Europe
  10. DST Statistics

Time Zones & DST

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Time Zone Library

  1. What is a Time Zone?
  2. How Many Time Zones Are There?
  3. Half Hour & 45 Minute Time Zones
  4. What is Standard Time?
  5. What's the International Date Line?
  6. When Were Time Zones Introduced?
  7. USA Time Zones
  8. UK's Time Zones: GMT and BST
  9. Canada's Time Zones
  10. Australia’s Time Zones
  11. Antarctica's Time Zones

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