Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2005

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 2005.

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 2005 or the overview over start and end times for 2005 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Feb 20 Sun
  • Brazil (All locations which are observing DST)
12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Mar 1 Tue1:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 12 Sat10:00 PM → 9:00 PM (Back)
Mar 13 Sun12:00 AM → 11:00 PM (Back)
Mar 20 Sun3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Mar 20 Sun3:45 AM → 2:45 AM (Back)
Mar 22 Tue
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sat2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 26 Sat10:00 PM → 11:00 PM (Forward)
Mar 27 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 27 Sun1:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 27 Sun2:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Back)
Mar 27 Sun2:00 AM → 1:30 AM (Back)
Mar 27 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 27 Sun2:30 AM → 3:30 AM (Forward)
Mar 27 Sun3:00 AM → 2:00 AM (Back)
Mar 27 Sun3:00 AM → 4:00 AM (Forward)
Mar 27 Sun4:00 AM → 5:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 1 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 1 Fri2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 1 Fri
  • Iraq (All locations)
3:00 AM → 4:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 3 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 3 Sun
  • Canada (Some locations observing DST)
12:01 AM → 1:01 AM (Forward)
Apr 3 Sun2:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Back)
Apr 3 Sun2:00 AM → 3:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 10 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 15 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
Apr 17 Sun2:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Back)
Apr 29 Fri12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)
May 1 Sun12:00 AM → 1:00 AM (Forward)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

Yearly OverviewJanuary–JuneJuly–December
2003first half of 2003second half of 2003
2004first half of 2004second half of 2004
2005first half of 2005second half of 2005
2006first half of 2006second half of 2006
2007first half of 2007second half of 2007

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

Time Zone Map With DST

Time Zone Map

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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