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Clock Changes in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 2016

Next change:
Apr
5
1 hour Back

Apr 5, 2020, 3:00 am

End DST: Sunday, April 3, 2016
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, October 2, 2016
 1 hour forward

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Apr 3

Back 1 hour

Apr 3, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Apr 3, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand End DST on April 3, 2016
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Oct 2

Forward 1 hour

Oct 2, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 2, 2016, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Oct 2, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

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Other years: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

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)
* 2010Sunday, April 4, 3:00 amSunday, October 3, 2:00 am
* 2011Sunday, April 3, 3:00 amSunday, October 2, 2:00 am
* 2012Sunday, April 1, 3:00 amSunday, October 7, 2:00 am
* 2013Sunday, April 7, 3:00 amSunday, October 6, 2:00 am
* 2014Sunday, April 6, 3:00 amSunday, October 5, 2:00 am
* 2015Sunday, April 5, 3:00 amSunday, October 4, 2:00 am
* 2016Sunday, April 3, 3:00 amSunday, October 2, 2:00 am
* 2017Sunday, April 2, 3:00 amSunday, October 1, 2:00 am
* 2018Sunday, April 1, 3:00 amSunday, October 7, 2:00 am
* 2019Sunday, April 7, 3:00 amSunday, October 6, 2:00 am
All times are local for Melbourne. Current year is highlighted.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Melbourne