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Brazil Ends DST on Sunday, February 21, 2016

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Published 10-Feb-2016

Clocks in southern Brazilian states will be turned back by 1 hour at midnight between Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21, 2016, as Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends.

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Brazil: Clocks will fall back on Feb 21, 2016.

Time zones and DST in Brazil: In the striped areas, clocks will be turned back 1 hour on February 21, 2016.

Brazil's DST Switch in More Detail

Upcoming DST Changes Worldwide

States Affected by the Switch

Time in Brazil

Brazil has four time zones, stretching from UTC-2 to UTC-5 (standard time):

  1. UTC-2: includes areas such as the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha.
  2. UTC-3: this is largest time zone, comprising eastern and central areas, and including all states bordering the Atlantic coast (except some islands), from Pará and Amapá in the north to Rio Grande do Sul in the South; includes the Brazilian Federal District with the capital Brasilia.
  3. UTC-4: includes the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima, and most of Amazonas.
  4. UTC-5: comprises the state of Acre and the westernmost part of Amazonas (west of Tabatinga / Porto Acre).
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Current time in
Brasilia

10:25:58am

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Daylight Saving Time – DST

  1. One Hour Back or Forward?
  2. What Is Standard Time?
  3. Savings or Saving?
  4. Pros and Cons of DST
  5. Your Health and DST
  6. Summer or Winter Time?
  7. History of DST
  8. DST in the USA
  9. History of DST in Europe
  10. How Does DST Work?
  11. DST Statistics

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