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Nov 2, 2014: Fiji starts Daylight Saving Time

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Published 20-Oct-2014

Fiji will begin its Daylight Saving Time (DST) period at 2am (02:00) local time on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Clocks in the South Pacific country will be advanced by one hour to 3am (03:00).

Waves crashes on the beach, Fiji

DST will make for lighter evenings in Fiji.

©iStockphoto.com/Reniw-Imagery

DST will end again on Sunday, January 18, 2015, when clocks will jump back from 3am (03:00) to 2am (02:00) local time. The DST period in Fiji will last for only eleven weeks, making it one of the shortest worldwide.

Fiji's DST schedule

DST future uncertain

Fiji re-introduced seasonal time change in 2009 after having used DST sporadically in the 1990s. The switch dates vary from one year to another and are usually announced a few weeks in advance by the authorities.

It is not yet known if and when DST will be applied in future years. Check our Time Zone News for updates.

USA & Canada end DST on November 2

Current time in
Suva

12:41:11am

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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