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USA & Canada end Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, November 3, 2013

Daylight saving time (DST) will end in most areas in the United States and Canada at 2:00 a.m. (02:00) local time on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Clocks will fall back by 1 hour. Some areas in both countries do not observe DST.

A map of time zones and DST in the US and Canada.

DST map of the U.S. and Canada. In the striped areas, DST will end on Sunday, November 3, 2013.


Europe DST ends October 27, 2013

DST dates Worldwide — second half of 2013

See the total solar eclipse on November 3

DST exceptions in the U.S.

Although there have been initiatives to scrap seasonal time change in some states, there were no alterations in the regulations since the beginning of this year's DST period on March 10, 2013. While clocks in most U.S. states and territories will fall back 1 hour on November 3, the following areas did not observe DST this season and will not adjust their local time:

DST exceptions in Canada

There have not been any recent changes to the DST regulations in Canada either. The following areas do not observe DST and will not fall back 1 hour on November 3:

Mexican Border Cities follow U.S.

As in past years, Mexico’s northern border cities, like Juarez City (Ciudad Juárez), are expected to follow the United States' DST schedule. However, most of Mexico, including the capital Mexico City, will fall back 1 week earlier, on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Most of Europe ends DST on the same date.

Other countries ending DST on November 3, 2013

The following countries and territories are also expected to switch back from DST to standard time on the same date:

Note: Last minute changes are common in some of these countries and territories. timeanddate.com will provide updates if there are any changes.

Florida's DST future uncertain

Senator Darren Soto has started an initiative to observe DST year-round in Florida. His “Sunshine Protection Act” has been prefiled for consideration during the 2014 regular session.