Daylight Saving Time–Second Half of 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 the second half of 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.

Also, please see the page for the first half of 1998 or the overview over start and end times for 1998 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Sep 6 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Sep 6 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Sep 13 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Sep 18 Fri1:00 AM → 12:00 AM (Back)
Sep 22 Tue
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Sep 25 Fri12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Sep 26 Sat10:00 PM → 11:00 PM (Forward)
Sep 27 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Sep 27 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Oct 1 Thu12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Oct 1 Thu
  • Iraq (All locations)
4:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Back)
Oct 4 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Oct 4 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Oct 4 Sun2:45 AM → 3:45 AM (Forward)
Oct 11 Sun
  • Brazil (All locations which are observing DST)
12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Oct 24 Sat11:00 PM → 10:00 PM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun
  • Canada (Some locations observing DST)
12:01 AM → 11:01 PM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun1:00 AM → 12:00 AM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun2:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun2:00 AM → 2:30 AM (Forward)
Oct 25 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Oct 25 Sun2:30 AM → 1:30 AM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun4:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Back)
Oct 25 Sun5:00 AM → 4:00 AM (Back)
Nov 1 Sun
  • Fiji (All locations)
2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

Yearly OverviewJanuary–JuneJuly–December
1996first half of 1996second half of 1996
1997first half of 1997second half of 1997
1998first half of 1998second half of 1998
1999first half of 1999second half of 1999
2000first half of 2000second half of 2000

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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