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Clock Changes in Fairfield, Jamaica in 1979

Last change: 1983
Oct
30
1 hour Back

Oct 30, 1983, 2:00 am

Start DST: Sunday, April 29, 1979
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 28, 1979
 1 hour backward

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Apr 29

Forward 1 hour

Apr 29, 1979 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 29, 1979, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 29, 1979, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 29, 1979 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Oct 28

Back 1 hour

Oct 28, 1979 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 28, 1979, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 28, 1979, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 28, 1979 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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Other years: 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock Forward)DST End (Clock Backward)
1970 — 1973DST not observed
1974Sunday, January 6, 2:00 amSunday, October 27, 2:00 am
1975Sunday, February 23, 2:00 amSunday, October 26, 2:00 am
1976Sunday, April 25, 2:00 amSunday, October 31, 2:00 am
1977Sunday, April 24, 2:00 amSunday, October 30, 2:00 am
1978Sunday, April 30, 2:00 amSunday, October 29, 2:00 am
1979Sunday, April 29, 2:00 amSunday, October 28, 2:00 am
All times are local for Fairfield.

Data for the years before 1970 is not available for Fairfield, however, we have earlier time zone history for Kingston available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Fairfield