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Time Change 2020 in British Columbia, Canada

Next change:
Nov
1
1 hour Back

Nov 1, 2020, 2:00 am

In most of British Columbia

Province: British Columbia

Abbreviation: BC

Provincial Capital: Victoria

Country: Canada

Time Zones: 2

Location

Note: Only some parts of British Columbia use DST in 2020.

Mar 8

Forward 1 hour

Mar 8, 2020 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 8, 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 8, 2020, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 8, 2020 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
DST Starts in the US & Canada

Nov 1

Back 1 hour

Nov 1, 2020 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 1, 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 1, 2020, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 1, 2020 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Yukon to Stay Permanently on DST

Other years: 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023

DST in Locations in British Columbia (50 Locations)

AbbotsfordMar 8 - Nov 1Grand ForksMar 8 - Nov 1QuesnelMar 8 - Nov 1
BurnabyMar 8 - Nov 1InvermereMar 8 - Nov 1RichmondMar 8 - Nov 1
Campbell RiverMar 8 - Nov 1KamloopsMar 8 - Nov 1SaanichMar 8 - Nov 1
ChemainusMar 8 - Nov 1KelownaMar 8 - Nov 1Salmon ArmMar 8 - Nov 1
ChetwyndNo DSTKeremeosMar 8 - Nov 1SecheltMar 8 - Nov 1
ChilliwackMar 8 - Nov 1LangleyMar 8 - Nov 1SicamousMar 8 - Nov 1
ComoxMar 8 - Nov 1Maple RidgeMar 8 - Nov 1SidneyMar 8 - Nov 1
CoquitlamMar 8 - Nov 1NanaimoMar 8 - Nov 1SquamishMar 8 - Nov 1
CranbrookMar 8 - Nov 1NelsonMar 8 - Nov 1SurreyMar 8 - Nov 1
CrestonNo DSTNew WestminsterMar 8 - Nov 1TofinoMar 8 - Nov 1
CroftonMar 8 - Nov 1ParksvilleMar 8 - Nov 1TrailMar 8 - Nov 1
Dawson CreekNo DSTPentictonMar 8 - Nov 1VancouverMar 8 - Nov 1
DeltaMar 8 - Nov 1Port AlberniMar 8 - Nov 1VictoriaMar 8 - Nov 1
Fort NelsonNo DSTPort CoquitlamMar 8 - Nov 1WhistlerMar 8 - Nov 1
Fort St. JohnNo DSTPort HardyMar 8 - Nov 1White RockMar 8 - Nov 1
Fort WareMar 8 - Nov 1Prince GeorgeMar 8 - Nov 1Williams LakeMar 8 - Nov 1
GoldenMar 8 - Nov 1Prince RupertMar 8 - Nov 1

Daylight Saving Time History in British Columbia

  • British Columbia first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918.
  • British Columbia has observed DST for 80 years between 1918 and 2020 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1941.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics