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Published 20-Sep-2007. Changed 20-Sep-2007

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

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

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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

AccraSun 3:15 amCasablanca *Sun 4:15 amKolkataSun 8:45 amReykjavikSun 3:15 am
Addis AbabaSun 6:15 amChicago *Sat 10:15 pmKuala LumpurSun 11:15 amRio de JaneiroSun 12:15 am
AdelaideSun 12:45 pmCopenhagen *Sun 5:15 amKuwait CitySun 6:15 amRiyadhSun 6:15 am
AlgiersSun 4:15 amDallas *Sat 10:15 pmKyiv *Sun 6:15 amRome *Sun 5:15 am
AlmatySun 9:15 amDar es SalaamSun 6:15 amLa PazSat 11:15 pmSalt Lake City *Sat 9:15 pm
Amman *Sun 6:15 amDarwinSun 12:45 pmLagosSun 4:15 amSan Francisco *Sat 8:15 pm
Amsterdam *Sun 5:15 amDenver *Sat 9:15 pmLahoreSun 8:15 amSan JuanSat 11:15 pm
AnadyrSun 3:15 pmDetroit *Sat 11:15 pmLas Vegas *Sat 8:15 pmSan SalvadorSat 9:15 pm
Anchorage *Sat 7:15 pmDhakaSun 9:15 amLimaSat 10:15 pmSantiagoSat 11:15 pm
AnkaraSun 6:15 amDohaSun 6:15 amLisbon *Sun 4:15 amSanto DomingoSat 11:15 pm
AntananarivoSun 6:15 amDubaiSun 7:15 amLondon *Sun 4:15 amSão PauloSun 12:15 am
AsuncionSat 11:15 pmDublin *Sun 4:15 amLos Angeles *Sat 8:15 pmSeattle *Sat 8:15 pm
Athens *Sun 6:15 amEdmonton *Sat 9:15 pmMadrid *Sun 5:15 amSeoulSun 12:15 pm
Atlanta *Sat 11:15 pmFrankfurt *Sun 5:15 amManaguaSat 9:15 pmShanghaiSun 11:15 am
AucklandSun 3:15 pmGuatemala CitySat 9:15 pmManilaSun 11:15 amSingaporeSun 11:15 am
BaghdadSun 6:15 amHalifax *Sun 12:15 amMelbourneSun 1:15 pmSofia *Sun 6:15 am
BangaloreSun 8:45 amHanoiSun 10:15 amMexico City *Sat 10:15 pmSt. John's *Sun 12:45 am
BangkokSun 10:15 amHarareSun 5:15 amMiami *Sat 11:15 pmStockholm *Sun 5:15 am
Barcelona *Sun 5:15 amHavana *Sat 11:15 pmMinneapolis *Sat 10:15 pmSuvaSun 3:15 pm
BeijingSun 11:15 amHelsinki *Sun 6:15 amMinskSun 6:15 amSydneySun 1:15 pm
Beirut *Sun 6:15 amHong KongSun 11:15 amMontevideoSun 12:15 amTaipeiSun 11:15 am
Belgrade *Sun 5:15 amHonoluluSat 5:15 pmMontréal *Sat 11:15 pmTallinn *Sun 6:15 am
Berlin *Sun 5:15 amHouston *Sat 10:15 pmMoscowSun 6:15 amTashkentSun 8:15 am
BogotaSat 10:15 pmIndianapolis *Sat 11:15 pmMumbaiSun 8:45 amTegucigalpaSat 9:15 pm
Boston *Sat 11:15 pmIslamabadSun 8:15 amNairobiSun 6:15 amTehran *Sun 7:45 am
BrasiliaSun 12:15 amIstanbulSun 6:15 amNassau *Sat 11:15 pmTokyoSun 12:15 pm
BrisbaneSun 1:15 pmJakartaSun 10:15 amNew DelhiSun 8:45 amToronto *Sat 11:15 pm
Brussels *Sun 5:15 amJerusalem *Sun 6:15 amNew Orleans *Sat 10:15 pmVancouver *Sat 8:15 pm
Bucharest *Sun 6:15 amJohannesburgSun 5:15 amNew York *Sat 11:15 pmVienna *Sun 5:15 am
Budapest *Sun 5:15 amKabulSun 7:45 amOslo *Sun 5:15 amWarsaw *Sun 5:15 am
Buenos AiresSun 12:15 amKarachiSun 8:15 amOttawa *Sat 11:15 pmWashington DC *Sat 11:15 pm
CairoSun 5:15 amKathmanduSun 9:00 amParis *Sun 5:15 amWinnipeg *Sat 10:15 pm
Calgary *Sat 9:15 pmKhartoumSun 5:15 amPerthSun 11:15 amYangonSun 9:45 am
CanberraSun 1:15 pmKingstonSat 10:15 pmPhiladelphia *Sat 11:15 pmZagreb *Sun 5:15 am
Cape TownSun 5:15 amKinshasaSun 4:15 amPhoenixSat 8:15 pmZürich *Sun 5:15 am
CaracasSat 11:15 pmKiritimatiSun 5:15 pmPrague *Sun 5:15 am

* Adjusted for Daylight Saving Time (64 places).

Sat = Saturday, August 17, 2019 (45 places).
Sun = Sunday, August 18, 2019 (98 places).


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