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Brazil: Daylight Saving Time dates for 2007–2008 announced

Many Brazilian cities observe daylight saving time during the summer months in the southern hemisphere.

Brazil: Daylight Saving Time dates for 2007–2008 announced

Brazil's DST dates for 2007 and 2008 announced

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Most southern states in Brazil will observe Daylight Saving Time (DST) from Sunday, October 14, 2007 to Sunday, February 17 of 2008. The clocks are adjusted one hour forward at the start of the day (midnight between Saturday and Sunday) on October 14, 2007. The clocks should be set back one hour at midnight between Saturday and Sunday on Febrary 17, 2008.

Brazil's dates change often, so it is difficult to predict dates for future years.

Affected states

The northern part of the country (states north of Distrito Federal (Brasilia), including Mato Grosso and Bahia) do not observe DST, while states mainly south of 15° sou th will observe DST.

States and capitals affected by Daylight Saving Time:

Official announcement

An announcement was published by the Ministério de Minas e Energia (Ministry of Mines and Energy) and is available on their web site in Portugese: 37th edition. The same states will observe DST as last year.

Dates of Daylight Saving Time 1985–2008

These are the dates Daylight Saving Time started and ended in most of Brazil since 1985. Also, note that some of the above states did not observe DST all these years, but those locations that did observe DST used these common start and ending dates.

Current Local Times Around the World

AccraMon 2:36 amCasablanca *Mon 3:36 amKolkataMon 8:06 amReykjavikMon 2:36 am
Addis AbabaMon 5:36 amChicago *Sun 9:36 pmKuala LumpurMon 10:36 amRio de JaneiroSun 11:36 pm
AdelaideMon 12:06 pmCopenhagen *Mon 4:36 amKuwait CityMon 5:36 amRiyadhMon 5:36 am
AlgiersMon 3:36 amDallas *Sun 9:36 pmKyiv *Mon 5:36 amRome *Mon 4:36 am
AlmatyMon 8:36 amDar es SalaamMon 5:36 amLa PazSun 10:36 pmSalt Lake City *Sun 8:36 pm
Amman *Mon 5:36 amDarwinMon 12:06 pmLagosMon 3:36 amSan Francisco *Sun 7:36 pm
Amsterdam *Mon 4:36 amDenver *Sun 8:36 pmLahoreMon 7:36 amSan JuanSun 10:36 pm
AnadyrMon 2:36 pmDetroit *Sun 10:36 pmLas Vegas *Sun 7:36 pmSan SalvadorSun 8:36 pm
Anchorage *Sun 6:36 pmDhakaMon 8:36 amLimaSun 9:36 pmSantiagoSun 10:36 pm
AnkaraMon 5:36 amDohaMon 5:36 amLisbon *Mon 3:36 amSanto DomingoSun 10:36 pm
AntananarivoMon 5:36 amDubaiMon 6:36 amLondon *Mon 3:36 amSão PauloSun 11:36 pm
AsuncionSun 10:36 pmDublin *Mon 3:36 amLos Angeles *Sun 7:36 pmSeattle *Sun 7:36 pm
Athens *Mon 5:36 amEdmonton *Sun 8:36 pmMadrid *Mon 4:36 amSeoulMon 11:36 am
Atlanta *Sun 10:36 pmFrankfurt *Mon 4:36 amManaguaSun 8:36 pmShanghaiMon 10:36 am
AucklandMon 2:36 pmGuatemala CitySun 8:36 pmManilaMon 10:36 amSingaporeMon 10:36 am
BaghdadMon 5:36 amHalifax *Sun 11:36 pmMelbourneMon 12:36 pmSofia *Mon 5:36 am
BangaloreMon 8:06 amHanoiMon 9:36 amMexico City *Sun 9:36 pmSt. John's *Mon 12:06 am
BangkokMon 9:36 amHarareMon 4:36 amMiami *Sun 10:36 pmStockholm *Mon 4:36 am
Barcelona *Mon 4:36 amHavana *Sun 10:36 pmMinneapolis *Sun 9:36 pmSuvaMon 2:36 pm
BeijingMon 10:36 amHelsinki *Mon 5:36 amMinskMon 5:36 amSydneyMon 12:36 pm
Beirut *Mon 5:36 amHong KongMon 10:36 amMontevideoSun 11:36 pmTaipeiMon 10:36 am
Belgrade *Mon 4:36 amHonoluluSun 4:36 pmMontréal *Sun 10:36 pmTallinn *Mon 5:36 am
Berlin *Mon 4:36 amHouston *Sun 9:36 pmMoscowMon 5:36 amTashkentMon 7:36 am
BogotaSun 9:36 pmIndianapolis *Sun 10:36 pmMumbaiMon 8:06 amTegucigalpaSun 8:36 pm
Boston *Sun 10:36 pmIslamabadMon 7:36 amNairobiMon 5:36 amTehran *Mon 7:06 am
BrasiliaSun 11:36 pmIstanbulMon 5:36 amNassau *Sun 10:36 pmTokyoMon 11:36 am
BrisbaneMon 12:36 pmJakartaMon 9:36 amNew DelhiMon 8:06 amToronto *Sun 10:36 pm
Brussels *Mon 4:36 amJerusalem *Mon 5:36 amNew Orleans *Sun 9:36 pmVancouver *Sun 7:36 pm
Bucharest *Mon 5:36 amJohannesburgMon 4:36 amNew York *Sun 10:36 pmVienna *Mon 4:36 am
Budapest *Mon 4:36 amKabulMon 7:06 amOslo *Mon 4:36 amWarsaw *Mon 4:36 am
Buenos AiresSun 11:36 pmKarachiMon 7:36 amOttawa *Sun 10:36 pmWashington DC *Sun 10:36 pm
CairoMon 4:36 amKathmanduMon 8:21 amParis *Mon 4:36 amWinnipeg *Sun 9:36 pm
Calgary *Sun 8:36 pmKhartoumMon 4:36 amPerthMon 10:36 amYangonMon 9:06 am
CanberraMon 12:36 pmKingstonSun 9:36 pmPhiladelphia *Sun 10:36 pmZagreb *Mon 4:36 am
Cape TownMon 4:36 amKinshasaMon 3:36 amPhoenixSun 7:36 pmZürich *Mon 4:36 am
CaracasSun 10:36 pmKiritimatiMon 4:36 pmPrague *Mon 4:36 am

* Adjusted for Daylight Saving Time (64 places).

Sun = Sunday, July 12, 2020 (51 places).
Mon = Monday, July 13, 2020 (92 places).