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Daylight Saving Time–Second Half of 2008

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 2008.

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 2008 or the overview over start and end times for 2008 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Aug 29 Fri12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Sep 1 Mon12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Sep 7 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Sep 21 Sun
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Sep 28 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Sep 28 Sun2:45 am → 3:45 am (Forward)
Oct 5 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Oct 5 Sun2:00 am → 2:30 am (Forward)
Oct 5 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Oct 11 Sat10:00 pm → 11:00 pm (Forward)
Oct 12 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Oct 19 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Oct 25 Sat11:00 pm → 10:00 pm (Back)
Oct 26 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Oct 26 Sun1:00 am → 12:00 am (Back)
Oct 26 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Oct 26 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Oct 26 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Oct 26 Sun4:00 am → 3:00 am (Back)
Oct 26 Sun5:00 am → 4:00 am (Back)
Oct 31 Fri1:00 am → 12:00 am (Back)
Nov 1 Sat12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Nov 2 Sun
  • Canada (Some locations observing DST)
12:01 am → 11:01 pm (Back)
Nov 2 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Nov 7 Fri2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)

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