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Clock Changes in South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Next change:
Apr
5
1 hour Back

Apr 5, 2020, 3:00 am

End DST: Sunday, April 7, 2019
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, September 29, 2019
 1 hour forward

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Apr 7

Back 1 hour

Apr 7, 2019 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Apr 7, 2019 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Sep 29

Forward 1 hour

Sep 29, 2019 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, September 29, 2019, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, September 29, 2019, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Sep 29, 2019 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

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Other years: 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022

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)
* 2018Sunday, April 1, 3:00 amSunday, September 30, 2:00 am
* 2019Sunday, April 7, 3:00 amSunday, September 29, 2:00 am
* 2020Sunday, April 5, 3:00 amSunday, September 27, 2:00 am
* 2021Sunday, April 4, 3:00 amSunday, September 26, 2:00 am
* 2022Sunday, April 3, 3:00 amSunday, September 25, 2:00 am
All times are local for South Pole. Current year is highlighted.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Data for the years before 1970 is not available for South Pole, however, we have earlier time zone history for McMurdo available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in South Pole