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Clock Changes in McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island) 1978

Next change:
Sep
29
1 hour Forward

Sep 29, 2024, 2:00 am

End DST: Sunday, March 5, 1978 — 1 hour backward
Start DST: Sunday, October 29, 1978 — 1 hour forward
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Mar 5

Back 1 hour

Mar 5, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, March 5, 1978, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 5, 1978, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Mar 5, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Oct 29

Forward 1 hour

Oct 29, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 29, 1978, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 29, 1978, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Oct 29, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Other years: 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

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

YearDST End (Clock Backward)DST Start (Clock Forward)
1970 — 1973DST not observed
1974No DST EndSunday, November 3, 2:00 am
1975Sunday, February 23, 3:00 amSunday, October 26, 2:00 am
1976Sunday, March 7, 3:00 amSunday, October 31, 2:00 am
1977Sunday, March 6, 3:00 amSunday, October 30, 2:00 am
1978Sunday, March 5, 3:00 amSunday, October 29, 2:00 am
1979Sunday, March 4, 3:00 amSunday, October 28, 2:00 am
All times are local for McMurdo.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in McMurdo