Daylight Saving Time Around the World 1986

Who has DST in 1986?

Areas having DST in some period during 1986
No DST in 1986

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 1986.

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

Detailed information is available for the first half of 1986 and for the second half of 1986.

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 Countries Observing DST Clock Change Events 1986
CountryRegions/StatesDST Start DateDST End Date
AfghanistanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Åland IslandsAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
AlbaniaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
AlgeriaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
American SamoaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
AndorraAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
AngolaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
AnguillaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
AntarcticaMost locationsNo DST in 1986
Some locationsSunday, October 26Sunday, March 2
Palmer StationSunday, October 12Sunday, March 9
Antigua and BarbudaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ArgentinaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ArmeniaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
ArubaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
AustraliaMost locationsSunday, October 19Sunday, March 16
Queensland, Northern Territory, Western AustraliaNo DST in 1986
TasmaniaSunday, October 19Sunday, March 2
Lord Howe IslandSunday, October 19Sunday, March 16
AustriaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
AzerbaijanAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
BahrainAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BangladeshAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BarbadosAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BelarusAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
BelgiumAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
BelizeAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BeninAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BermudaAll locationsSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
BhutanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BoliviaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
BotswanaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BrazilAll locationsSaturday, October 25Saturday, March 15
British Indian Ocean TerritoryAll locationsNo DST in 1986
British Virgin IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BruneiAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BulgariaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Burkina FasoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
BurundiAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Cabo VerdeAll locationsNo DST in 1986
CambodiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
CameroonAll locationsNo DST in 1986
CanadaMost locationsSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
most of Saskatchewan, small region of British Columbia, small region of Nunavut, small region of Quebec, small region of OntarioNo DST in 1986
Caribbean NetherlandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Cayman IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Central African RepublicAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ChadAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ChileMost locationsSunday, October 12Sunday, March 9
Easter IslandSaturday, October 11Saturday, March 8
ChinaAll locationsSunday, May 4Sunday, September 14
Christmas IslandAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ColombiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ComorosAll locationsNo DST in 1986
CongoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Congo Democratic RepublicAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Cook IslandsAll locationsSunday, October 26Sunday, March 2
Costa RicaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Cote d'IvoireAll locationsNo DST in 1986
CroatiaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
CubaAll locationsSunday, March 16Sunday, October 12
CuraçaoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
CyprusAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Czech RepublicAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
DenmarkAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
DjiboutiAll locationsNo DST in 1986
DominicaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Dominican RepublicAll locationsNo DST in 1986
East TimorAll locationsNo DST in 1986
EcuadorAll locationsNo DST in 1986
EgyptAll locationsThursday, May 1Wednesday, October 1
El SalvadorAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Equatorial GuineaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
EritreaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
EstoniaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
EthiopiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Falkland IslandsAll locationsSunday, September 14Sunday, April 20
Faroe IslandsAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
FijiAll locationsNo DST in 1986
FinlandAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
FranceAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
French GuianaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
French PolynesiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
French Southern TerritoriesAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GabonAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GambiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GeorgiaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
GermanyAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
GhanaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GibraltarAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
GreeceAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
GreenlandMost locationsSaturday, March 29Saturday, September 27
Thule Air BaseNo DST in 1986
IttoqqortoormiitSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
GrenadaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GuadeloupeAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GuamAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GuatemalaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GuernseyAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, October 26
GuineaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Guinea-BissauAll locationsNo DST in 1986
GuyanaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
HaitiAll locationsSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
Holy See (Vatican City)All locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
HondurasAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Hong KongAll locationsNo DST in 1986
HungaryAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
IcelandAll locationsNo DST in 1986
IndiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
IndonesiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
IranAll locationsNo DST in 1986
IraqAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
IrelandAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, October 26
Isle of ManAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, October 26
IsraelAll locationsSunday, May 18Sunday, September 7
ItalyAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
JamaicaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
JapanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
JerseyAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, October 26
JordanAll locationsFriday, April 4Friday, October 3
KazakhstanAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
KenyaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
KiribatiAll locationsNo DST in 1986
KosovoAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
KuwaitAll locationsNo DST in 1986
KyrgyzstanAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
LaosAll locationsNo DST in 1986
LatviaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
LebanonAll locationsThursday, May 1Thursday, October 16
LesothoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
LiberiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
LibyaAll locationsFriday, April 4Friday, October 3
LiechtensteinAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
LithuaniaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
LuxembourgAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
MacauAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Macedonia, Republic ofAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
MadagascarAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MalawiAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MalaysiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MaldivesAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MaliAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MaltaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Marshall IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MartiniqueAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MauritaniaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MauritiusAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MayotteAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MexicoMost locationsNo DST in 1986
Baja CaliforniaSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
MicronesiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MoldovaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
MonacoAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
MongoliaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
MontenegroAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
MontserratAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MoroccoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MozambiqueAll locationsNo DST in 1986
MyanmarAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NamibiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NauruAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NepalAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NetherlandsAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
New CaledoniaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
New ZealandAll locationsSunday, October 26Sunday, March 2
NicaraguaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NigerAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NigeriaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NiueAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Norfolk IslandAll locationsNo DST in 1986
North KoreaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Northern Mariana IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
NorwayAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
OmanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
PakistanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
PalauAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Palestinian TerritoriesAll locationsSunday, May 18Sunday, September 7
PanamaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Papua New GuineaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ParaguayAll locationsWednesday, October 1Tuesday, April 1
PeruAll locationsWednesday, January 1Tuesday, April 1
PhilippinesAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Pitcairn IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
PolandAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
PortugalAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Puerto RicoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
QatarAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ReunionAll locationsNo DST in 1986
RomaniaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
RussiaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
RwandaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saint HelenaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saint Kitts and NevisAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saint LuciaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saint MartinAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saint Pierre and MiquelonAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SamoaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
San MarinoAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Sao Tome and PrincipeAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Saudi ArabiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SenegalAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SerbiaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
SeychellesAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Sierra LeoneAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SingaporeAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Sint MaartenAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SlovakiaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
SloveniaAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Solomon IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SomaliaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
South AfricaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
South Georgia/Sandwich Is.All locationsNo DST in 1986
South KoreaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
South SudanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SpainAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Sri LankaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
St. BartsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SudanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SurinameAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SwazilandAll locationsNo DST in 1986
SwedenAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
SwitzerlandAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
SyriaAll locationsSunday, February 16Thursday, October 9
TaiwanAll locationsNo DST in 1986
TajikistanAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
TanzaniaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ThailandAll locationsNo DST in 1986
The BahamasAll locationsSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
Time ZoneAll locationsNo DST in 1986
TogoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
TokelauAll locationsNo DST in 1986
TongaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Trinidad and TobagoAll locationsNo DST in 1986
TunisiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
TurkeyAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
TurkmenistanAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
Turks and Caicos IslandsAll locationsSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
TuvaluAll locationsNo DST in 1986
UgandaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
UkraineAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
United Arab EmiratesAll locationsNo DST in 1986
United KingdomAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, October 26
United StatesMost locationsSunday, April 27Sunday, October 26
Hawaii, much of Indiana, most of Arizona, small region of AlaskaNo DST in 1986
UruguayAll locationsNo DST in 1986
US Minor Outlying IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
US Virgin IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1986
UzbekistanAll locationsSunday, March 30Sunday, September 28
VanuatuAll locationsSunday, September 28Sunday, March 23
VenezuelaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
VietnamAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Wallis and FutunaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
Western SaharaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
YemenAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ZambiaAll locationsNo DST in 1986
ZimbabweAll locationsNo DST in 1986
* Some locations have multiple periods of DST: the start of the first period and end of the last period are listed.
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DST Summary Worldwide 1986
DST ObservanceCountExample
No DST at all159India
At least one location observes DST89United States
All locations observe DST some part of the year83China
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