Flag for Brazil Time Change 2012 in Brazil

Next change:
Oct
15
1 hour Forward

Oct 15, 2017, 12:00 midnight

In some areas of Brazil

Country: Brazil

Long Name: Federative Republic of Brazil

Abbreviations: BR, BRA

Capital: Brasilia

Time Zones: 4

Dial Code: +55

Note: Only some parts of Brazil used DST in 2012.

Feb 26

Back 1 hour

Feb 26, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, February 26, 2012, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Feb 26, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Sunday, February 17, 2013: Brazil ends Daylight Saving Time

Oct 21

Forward 1 hour

Oct 21, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 21, 2012, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 21, 2012, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Oct 21, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Sunday, October 21, 2012: Brazilians start Daylight Saving Time
Sunday, February 17, 2013: Brazil ends Daylight Saving Time

Other years: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2017

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Daylight Saving Time Info

DST in Locations in Brazil in 2012 (94 Locations)

AlagoinhasNo Start - Feb 26GaranhunsNo DSTPorto AlegreOct 21 - Feb 26
AnápolisOct 21 - Feb 26GoiâniaOct 21 - Feb 26Porto VelhoNo DST
AracajuNo DSTGovernador ValadaresOct 21 - Feb 26RecifeNo DST
AraguaínaOct 21 - No EndGuarulhosOct 21 - Feb 26Ribeirão PrêtoOct 21 - Feb 26
BacabalNo DSTIlhéusNo Start - Feb 26Rio BrancoNo DST
BalsasNo DSTImperatrizNo DSTRio de JaneiroOct 21 - Feb 26
Barra do GarçasNo DSTIpatingaOct 21 - Feb 26Rio GrandeOct 21 - Feb 26
BarreirasNo Start - Feb 26ItabunaNo Start - Feb 26SalvadorNo Start - Feb 26
BauruOct 21 - Feb 26ItumbiaraOct 21 - Feb 26Santa MaríaOct 21 - Feb 26
BelémNo DSTJequiéNo Start - Feb 26SantarémNo DST
Belo HorizonteOct 21 - Feb 26João PessoaNo DSTSantosOct 21 - Feb 26
BlumenauOct 21 - Feb 26JoinvilleOct 21 - Feb 26São Félix do XinguNo DST
Boa VistaNo DSTJuàzeiro do NorteNo DSTSão Gabriel da CachoeiraNo DST
BrasiliaOct 21 - Feb 26Juiz de ForaOct 21 - Feb 26São José do Rio PretoOct 21 - Feb 26
CamaçariNo Start - Feb 26LondrinaOct 21 - Feb 26São José dos CamposOct 21 - Feb 26
Campina GrandeNo DSTMacaéOct 21 - Feb 26São LuisNo DST
CampinasOct 21 - Feb 26MacapáNo DSTSão PauloOct 21 - Feb 26
Campo GrandeOct 21 - Feb 26MaceióNo DSTSinopOct 21 - Feb 26
CamposOct 21 - Feb 26ManausNo DSTSobralNo DST
CaruaruNo DSTManicoréNo DSTSorocabaOct 21 - Feb 26
Caxias do SulOct 21 - Feb 26Montes ClarosOct 21 - Feb 26TabatingaNo DST
CodóNo DSTMossoróNo DSTTeféNo DST
CriciúmaOct 21 - Feb 26NatalNo DSTTeófilo OtoniOct 21 - Feb 26
Cruzeiro do SulNo DSTNiteróiOct 21 - Feb 26TeresinaNo DST
CuiabáOct 21 - Feb 26PalmasOct 21 - No EndUberabaOct 21 - Feb 26
CuritibaOct 21 - Feb 26ParnaíbaNo DSTUberlândiaOct 21 - Feb 26
EirunepéNo DSTPasso FundoOct 21 - Feb 26UruguaianaOct 21 - Feb 26
Feira de SantanaNo Start - Feb 26PelotasOct 21 - Feb 26VitóriaOct 21 - Feb 26
Fernando de NoronhaNo DSTPetrópolisOct 21 - Feb 26Vitória da ConquistaNo Start - Feb 26
FlorianópolisOct 21 - Feb 26PirassunungaOct 21 - Feb 26Volta RedondaOct 21 - Feb 26
FortalezaNo DSTPonta GrossaOct 21 - Feb 26
Foz do IguaçuOct 21 - Feb 26Porto AcreNo DST

Daylight Saving Time History in Brazil

  • Brazil first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1931.
  • Brazil has observed DST for 47 years between 1931 and 2017 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1984.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics