Daylight Saving Time Around the World 1998

Who has DST in 1998?

Areas having DST in some period during 1998
No DST in 1998

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 1998.

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 1998 and for the second half of 1998.

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 Countries Observing DST Clock Change Events 1998
CountryRegions/StatesDST Start DateDST End Date
AfghanistanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Åland IslandsAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
AlbaniaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
AlgeriaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
American SamoaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
AndorraAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
AngolaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
AnguillaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
AntarcticaMost locationsNo DST in 1998
Some locationsSunday, October 4Sunday, March 15
Palmer StationSunday, September 27Sunday, March 15
Antigua and BarbudaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ArgentinaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ArmeniaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
ArubaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
AustraliaMost locationsSunday, October 25Sunday, March 29
Queensland, Northern Territory, Western AustraliaNo DST in 1998
TasmaniaSunday, October 4Sunday, March 29
Lord Howe IslandSunday, October 25Sunday, March 29
AustriaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
AzerbaijanAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
BahrainAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BangladeshAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BarbadosAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BelarusAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
BelgiumAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
BelizeAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BeninAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BermudaAll locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
BhutanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BoliviaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
BotswanaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BrazilMost locationsSunday, October 11Sunday, March 1
Amazonas, Pernambuco, Sergipe, Pará, Paraíba, Ceará, Amapá, Alagoas, Rondônia, Rio Grande do Norte, Piauí, Maranhão, Acre, RoraimaNo DST in 1998
British Indian Ocean TerritoryAll locationsNo DST in 1998
British Virgin IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BruneiAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BulgariaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Burkina FasoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
BurundiAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Cabo VerdeAll locationsNo DST in 1998
CambodiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
CameroonAll locationsNo DST in 1998
CanadaMost locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
most of Saskatchewan, small region of British Columbia, small region of Nunavut, small region of Quebec, small region of OntarioNo DST in 1998
Caribbean NetherlandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Cayman IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Central African RepublicAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ChadAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ChileMost locationsSunday, September 27Sunday, March 15
Easter IslandSaturday, September 26Saturday, March 14
ChinaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Christmas IslandAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ColombiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ComorosAll locationsNo DST in 1998
CongoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Congo Democratic RepublicAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Cook IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Costa RicaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Cote d'IvoireAll locationsNo DST in 1998
CroatiaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
CubaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
CuraçaoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
CyprusAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Czech RepublicAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
DenmarkAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
DjiboutiAll locationsNo DST in 1998
DominicaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Dominican RepublicAll locationsNo DST in 1998
East TimorAll locationsNo DST in 1998
EcuadorAll locationsNo DST in 1998
EgyptAll locationsFriday, April 24Friday, September 25
El SalvadorAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Equatorial GuineaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
EritreaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
EstoniaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
EthiopiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Falkland IslandsAll locationsSunday, September 13Sunday, April 19
Faroe IslandsAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
FijiAll locationsSunday, November 1Does not end this year
FinlandAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
FranceAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
French GuianaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
French PolynesiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
French Southern TerritoriesAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GabonAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GambiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GeorgiaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
GermanyAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
GhanaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GibraltarAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
GreeceAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
GreenlandMost locationsSaturday, March 28Saturday, October 24
Some locationsNo DST in 1998
IttoqqortoormiitSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Thule Air BaseSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
GrenadaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GuadeloupeAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GuamAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GuatemalaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GuernseyAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
GuineaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Guinea-BissauAll locationsNo DST in 1998
GuyanaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
HaitiAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Holy See (Vatican City)All locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
HondurasAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Hong KongAll locationsNo DST in 1998
HungaryAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
IcelandAll locationsNo DST in 1998
IndiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
IndonesiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
IranAll locationsSunday, March 22Tuesday, September 22
IraqAll locationsWednesday, April 1Thursday, October 1
IrelandAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Isle of ManAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
IsraelAll locationsFriday, March 20Sunday, September 6
ItalyAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
JamaicaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
JapanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
JerseyAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
JordanAll locationsFriday, April 3Friday, September 18
KazakhstanAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
KenyaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
KiribatiAll locationsNo DST in 1998
KosovoAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
KuwaitAll locationsNo DST in 1998
KyrgyzstanAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
LaosAll locationsNo DST in 1998
LatviaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
LebanonAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
LesothoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
LiberiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
LibyaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
LiechtensteinAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
LithuaniaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
LuxembourgAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
MacauAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Macedonia, Republic ofAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
MadagascarAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MalawiAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MalaysiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MaldivesAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MaliAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MaltaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Marshall IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MartiniqueAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MauritaniaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MauritiusAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MayotteAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MexicoAll locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
MicronesiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MoldovaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
MonacoAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
MongoliaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, September 27
MontenegroAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
MontserratAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MoroccoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MozambiqueAll locationsNo DST in 1998
MyanmarAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NamibiaAll locationsSunday, September 6Sunday, April 5
NauruAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NepalAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NetherlandsAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
New CaledoniaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
New ZealandAll locationsSunday, October 4Sunday, March 15
NicaraguaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NigerAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NigeriaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NiueAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Norfolk IslandAll locationsNo DST in 1998
North KoreaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Northern Mariana IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
NorwayAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
OmanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
PakistanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
PalauAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Palestinian TerritoriesAll locationsFriday, April 3Friday, September 18
PanamaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Papua New GuineaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ParaguayAll locationsSunday, October 4Sunday, March 1
PeruAll locationsNo DST in 1998
PhilippinesAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Pitcairn IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
PolandAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
PortugalAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Puerto RicoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
QatarAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ReunionAll locationsNo DST in 1998
RomaniaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
RussiaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
RwandaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Saint HelenaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Saint Kitts and NevisAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Saint LuciaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Saint MartinAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Saint Pierre and MiquelonAll locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SamoaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
San MarinoAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Sao Tome and PrincipeAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Saudi ArabiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SenegalAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SerbiaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
SeychellesAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Sierra LeoneAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SingaporeAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Sint MaartenAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SlovakiaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
SloveniaAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Solomon IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SomaliaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
South AfricaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
South Georgia/Sandwich Is.All locationsNo DST in 1998
South KoreaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
South SudanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SpainAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
Sri LankaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
St. BartsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SudanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SurinameAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SwazilandAll locationsNo DST in 1998
SwedenAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
SwitzerlandAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
SyriaAll locationsMonday, March 30Thursday, October 1
TaiwanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TajikistanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TanzaniaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ThailandAll locationsNo DST in 1998
The BahamasAll locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
Time ZoneAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TogoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TokelauAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TongaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Trinidad and TobagoAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TunisiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
TurkeyAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
TurkmenistanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Turks and Caicos IslandsAll locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
TuvaluAll locationsNo DST in 1998
UgandaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
UkraineAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
United Arab EmiratesAll locationsNo DST in 1998
United KingdomAll locationsSunday, March 29Sunday, October 25
United StatesMost locationsSunday, April 5Sunday, October 25
Hawaii, much of Indiana, most of Arizona, small region of AlaskaNo DST in 1998
UruguayAll locationsNo DST in 1998
US Minor Outlying IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
US Virgin IslandsAll locationsNo DST in 1998
UzbekistanAll locationsNo DST in 1998
VanuatuAll locationsNo DST in 1998
VenezuelaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
VietnamAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Wallis and FutunaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
Western SaharaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
YemenAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ZambiaAll locationsNo DST in 1998
ZimbabweAll locationsNo DST in 1998
* 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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Daylight Saving Time Changes:

DST Summary Worldwide 1998
DST ObservanceCountExample
No DST at all164China
At least one location observes DST84United States
All locations observe DST some part of the year78Russia
Many locations observe DST part of the year6United States

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