Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2000

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 2000.

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 2000 or the overview over start and end times for 2000 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Feb 27 Sun
  • Brazil (All locations which are observing DST)
12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Feb 27 Sun
  • Fiji (All locations)
3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Mar 3 Fri12:00 AM → 12:00 AM (No Change)
Mar 5 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Mar 11 Sat10:00 PM → 9:00 PM (Back)
Mar 12 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Mar 19 Sun3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Mar 19 Sun3:45 AM → 2:45 AM (Back)
Mar 21 Tue
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 25 Sat10:00 PM → 11:00 PM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun1:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun2:00 AM → 1:30 AM (Back)
Mar 26 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun2:30 AM → 3:30 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Mar 26 Sun3:00 AM → 4:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun4:00 AM → 5:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 31 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 1 Sat12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 1 Sat
  • Iraq (All locations)
3:00 AM → 4:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 2 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 2 Sun
  • Canada (Some locations observing DST)
12:01 AM → 1:01 AM (Forward)
Apr 2 Sun2:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Back)
Apr 2 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 14 Fri2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 16 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Apr 21 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 28 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

Yearly OverviewJanuary–JuneJuly–December
1998first half of 1998second half of 1998
1999first half of 1999second half of 1999
2000first half of 2000second half of 2000
2001first half of 2001second half of 2001
2002first half of 2002second half of 2002

Other years

Daylight Saving Time Changes:

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Daylight Saving Time – DST

  1. What is DST?
  2. One Hour Back or Forward?
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  4. Savings or Saving?
  5. Pros and Cons of DST
  6. Your Health and DST
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  8. History of DST
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  10. DST Statistics

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