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Daylight Saving Time–first half of 2005

Daylight saving time 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 over which countries and territories that observed DST during first half of 20052005.

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

This table is sorted by UTC time, in the order the changes occur.
Click on the example links for more details on the clock change.

Also see the page for second half of 2005 or the overview over start and end times for 2005 sorted by country.

 Local time change  
Time in UTCChange fromdirectionChange to Country affectedExample locations
Feb 20 at 02:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Feb 19 and Sun, Feb 20back toSat 11:00 PMBrazil - Some of locations observing DSTBrasilia (Distrito Federal)
Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro)
São Paulo (São Paulo)
Feb 20 at 03:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Feb 19 and Sun, Feb 20back toSat 11:00 PMBrazil - Some of locations observing DSTBarra do Garças (Mato Grosso)
Mar 13 at 03:00:00 UTCSat, Mar 12 at 10:00 PMback toSat 9:00 PMChile - Some locationsEaster Island
Mar 13 at 03:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Mar 12 and Sun, Mar 13back toSat 11:00 PMAntarctica - Some of locations observing DSTPalmer Station
Chile - Most locationsPunta Arenas
Santiago
Paraguay - All locationsAsuncion
Mar 19 at 14:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 20 at 3:00 AMback toSun 2:00 AMAntarctica - Some of locations observing DSTSouth Pole
New Zealand - Most locationsAuckland
Wellington
Mar 19 at 14:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 20 at 3:45 AMback toSun 2:45 AMNew Zealand - Some locationsChatham Islands (Chatham Islands)
Mar 21 at 20:30:00 UTCMidnight between Mon, Mar 21 and Tue, Mar 22forward toTue 1:00 AMIran - All locationsKaraj
Tehran
Mar 25 at 17:00:00 UTCSat, Mar 26 at 2:00 AMforward toSat 3:00 AMMongolia - Some locationsChoibalsan
Mar 25 at 18:00:00 UTCSat, Mar 26 at 2:00 AMforward toSat 3:00 AMMongolia - Most locationsUlaanbaatar
Mar 25 at 19:00:00 UTCSat, Mar 26 at 2:00 AMforward toSat 3:00 AMMongolia - Some locationsHovd
Mar 26 at 14:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsAnadyr
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Pevek
Mar 26 at 15:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMback toSun 1:30 AMAustralia - Some of locations observing DSTLord Howe Island (Lord Howe Island)
Mar 26 at 15:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsMagadan
Srednekolymsk
Mar 26 at 16:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsKomsomolsk-on-Amur
Verkhoyansk
Vladivostok
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Mar 26 at 16:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 3:00 AMback toSun 2:00 AMAustralia - Some of locations observing DSTCanberra (Australian Capital Territory)
Hobart (Tasmania)
Melbourne (Victoria)
Sydney (New South Wales)
Mar 26 at 16:30:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 3:00 AMback toSun 2:00 AMAustralia - Some of locations observing DSTAdelaide (South Australia)
Mar 26 at 17:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsChita
Tiksi
Yakutsk
Mar 26 at 18:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsIrkutsk
Mar 26 at 19:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsKhatanga
Krasnoyarsk
Norilsk
Mar 26 at 20:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsNovosibirsk
Omsk
Mar 26 at 21:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsChelyabinsk
Perm
Ufa
Yekaterinburg
Mar 26 at 21:30:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:30 AMforward toSun 3:30 AMKyrgyzstan - All locationsBishkek
Mar 26 at 22:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Mar 26 and Sun, Mar 27forward toSun 1:00 AMLebanon - All locationsBeirut
Mar 26 at 22:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMArmenia - All locationsYerevan
Russia - Some locationsSamara
Mar 26 at 23:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 1:00 AMforward toSun 2:00 AMTurkey - All locationsAnkara
Istanbul
Mar 26 at 23:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMRussia - Some locationsBelushya Guba
Kazan
Moscow
Murmansk
Novgorod
Saint-Petersburg
Mar 27 at 00:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMBelarus - All locationsMinsk
Russia - Some locationsKaliningrad
Mar 27 at 00:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 4:00 AMforward toSun 5:00 AMAzerbaijan - All locationsBaku
Mar 27 at 01:00:00 UTCSat, Mar 26 at 10:00 PMforward toSat 11:00 PMGreenland - Most of locations observing DSTKangerlussuaq
Nuuk
Qaanaaq
Mar 27 at 01:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Mar 26 and Sun, Mar 27forward toSun 1:00 AMGreenland - Some of locations observing DSTIttoqqortoormiit
Portugal - Some locationsAngra do Heroísmo (Azores)
Ponta Delgada (Azores)
Mar 27 at 01:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 1:00 AMforward toSun 2:00 AMFaroe Islands - All locationsTórshavn (Faroe Islands)
Ireland - All locationsDublin
Isle of Man - All locationsDouglas
Portugal - Most locationsLisbon
Spain - Some locationsLas Palmas (Canary Islands)
United Kingdom - All of locations observing DSTBelfast (Northern Ireland)
Cardiff (Wales)
Edinburgh (Scotland)
Glasgow (Scotland)
London (England)
Mar 27 at 01:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMAlbania - All locationsTirana
Andorra - All locationsAndorra La Vella
Austria - All locationsVienna (Vienna)
Belgium - All locationsBrussels
Bosnia and Herzegovina - All locationsSarajevo
Croatia - All locationsZagreb
Czech Republic - All locationsPrague
Denmark - All locationsCopenhagen
France - All of locations observing DSTParis
Germany - All locationsBerlin (Berlin)
Frankfurt (Hesse)
Gibraltar - All locationsGibraltar
Holy See (Vatican City) - All locationsVatican City
Hungary - All locationsBudapest
Italy - All locationsMilan
Rome
Kosovo - All locationsPristina
Liechtenstein - All locationsVaduz
Luxembourg - All locationsLuxembourg
Macedonia, Republic of - All locationsSkopje
Malta - All locationsValletta
Monaco - All locationsMonaco
Montenegro - All locationsPodgorica
Netherlands - All of locations observing DSTAmsterdam
Norway - All locationsHammerfest
Longyearbyen (Svalbard)
Oslo
Poland - All locationsWarsaw
San Marino - All locationsSan Marino
Serbia - All locationsBelgrade
Slovakia - All locationsBratislava
Slovenia - All locationsLjubljana
Spain - Most locationsBarcelona (Barcelona)
Madrid
Palma (Majorca)
Sweden - All locationsStockholm
Switzerland - All locationsBern (Bern)
Geneva (Geneva)
Zürich (Zurich)
Mar 27 at 01:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 3:00 AMforward toSun 4:00 AMBulgaria - All locationsSofia
Cyprus - All locationsNicosia
Estonia - All locationsTallinn
Finland - All locationsHelsinki
Kemi
Rovaniemi
Georgia - Some of locations observing DSTSukhumi
Greece - All locationsAthens
Latvia - All locationsRiga
Lithuania - All locationsVilnius
Moldova - All locationsChisinau
Romania - All locationsBucharest
Ukraine - All locationsKyiv
Odesa
Simferopol (Auton. Republic of Crimea)
Mar 27 at 04:00:00 UTCSun, Mar 27 at 2:00 AMback toSun 1:00 AMUruguay - All locationsMontevideo
Mar 31 at 22:00:00 UTCMidnight between Thu, Mar 31 and Fri, Apr 1forward toFri 1:00 AMJordan - All locationsAmman
Syria - All locationsDamascus
Apr 1 at 00:00:00 UTCFri, Apr 1 at 2:00 AMforward toFri 3:00 AMIsrael - All locationsJerusalem
Tel Aviv
Apr 1 at 00:00:00 UTCFri, Apr 1 at 3:00 AMforward toFri 4:00 AMIraq - All locationsBaghdad
Apr 3 at 00:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMback toSun 1:00 AMNamibia - All locationsWindhoek
Apr 3 at 03:31:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 12:01 AMforward toSun 1:01 AMCanada - Some of locations observing DSTSt. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Apr 3 at 04:01:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 12:01 AMforward toSun 1:01 AMCanada - Some of locations observing DSTHappy Valley-Goose Bay (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Saint John (New Brunswick)
Apr 3 at 05:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Apr 2 and Sun, Apr 3forward toSun 1:00 AMHaiti - All locationsPort-au-Prince
Apr 3 at 05:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMSaint Pierre and Miquelon - All locationsSaint-Pierre
Apr 3 at 06:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMBermuda - All locationsHamilton
Canada - Some of locations observing DSTHalifax (Nova Scotia)
Greenland - Some of locations observing DSTThule Air Base
Apr 3 at 07:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMCanada - Some of locations observing DSTMontreal (Quebec)
Ottawa (Ontario)
Pond Inlet (Nunavut Territory)
Québec (Quebec)
Toronto (Ontario)
The Bahamas - All locationsNassau
Turks and Caicos Islands - All locationsCockburn Town
United States - Some of locations observing DSTAtlanta (Georgia)
Augusta (Maine)
Baltimore (Maryland)
Boston (Massachusetts)
Charleston (West Virginia)
Columbia (South Carolina)
Columbus (Ohio)
Concord (New Hampshire)
Detroit (Michigan)
Hartford (Connecticut)
Louisville (Kentucky)
Miami (Florida)
Montpelier (Vermont)
New York (New York)
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
Raleigh (North Carolina)
Richmond (Virginia)
Washington DC (District of Columbia)
Apr 3 at 08:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMCanada - Some of locations observing DSTBaker Lake (Nunavut Territory)
Eureka (Nunavut Territory)
Resolute Bay (Nunavut Territory)
Winnipeg (Manitoba)
Mexico - Most of locations observing DSTAcapulco (Guerrero)
Aguascalientes (Aguascalientes)
Guadalajara (Jalisco)
Mexico City (Federal District)
Veracruz (Veracruz)
United States - Some of locations observing DSTAustin (Texas)
Bismarck (North Dakota)
Chicago (Illinois)
Dallas (Texas)
Des Moines (Iowa)
Houston (Texas)
Jackson (Mississippi)
Kansas City (Missouri)
Lincoln (Nebraska)
Little Rock (Arkansas)
Madison (Wisconsin)
Milwaukee (Wisconsin)
Minneapolis (Minnesota)
Montgomery (Alabama)
Nashville (Tennessee)
New Orleans (Louisiana)
Oklahoma City (Oklahoma)
Sioux Falls (South Dakota)
St. Louis (Missouri)
St. Paul (Minnesota)
Topeka (Kansas)
Apr 3 at 09:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMCanada - Some of locations observing DSTCalgary (Alberta)
Edmonton (Alberta)
Inuvik (Northwest Territories)
Yellowknife (Northwest Territories)
Mexico - Some of locations observing DSTMazatlan (Sinaloa)
United States - Some of locations observing DSTAlbuquerque (New Mexico)
Billings (Montana)
Boise (Idaho)
Cheyenne (Wyoming)
Denver (Colorado)
Rapid City (South Dakota)
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Apr 3 at 10:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMCanada - Some of locations observing DSTVancouver (British Columbia)
Whitehorse (Yukon Territory)
Mexico - Some of locations observing DSTMexicali (Baja California)
Tijuana (Baja California)
United States - Some of locations observing DSTLas Vegas (Nevada)
Los Angeles (California)
Portland (Oregon)
Sacramento (California)
Salem (Oregon)
San Diego (California)
San Francisco (California)
San Jose (California)
Seattle (Washington)
Apr 3 at 11:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMUnited States - Some of locations observing DSTAnchorage (Alaska)
Fairbanks (Alaska)
Unalaska (Alaska)
Apr 3 at 12:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 3 at 2:00 AMforward toSun 3:00 AMUnited States - Some of locations observing DSTAdak (Alaska)
Apr 10 at 06:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Apr 9 and Sun, Apr 10forward toSun 1:00 AMNicaragua - All locationsManagua
Apr 14 at 22:00:00 UTCMidnight between Thu, Apr 14 and Fri, Apr 15forward toFri 1:00 AMGaza Strip - All locationsGaza
West Bank - All locationsBethlehem
Apr 17 at 05:00:00 UTCSun, Apr 17 at 2:00 AMback toSun 1:00 AMFalkland Islands - All locationsStanley
Apr 28 at 22:00:00 UTCMidnight between Thu, Apr 28 and Fri, Apr 29forward toFri 1:00 AMEgypt - All locationsCairo
Apr 30 at 23:00:00 UTCMidnight between Sat, Apr 30 and Sun, May 1forward toSun 1:00 AMTunisia - All locationsTunis

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