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Time Change 2023 in British Columbia, Canada

Next change:
Mar
12
1 hour Forward

Mar 12, 2023, 2:00 am

Province: British Columbia
Abbreviation: BC
Provincial Capital: Victoria
Country: Canada
Time Zones: 2
Location

Mar 12

Forward 1 hour

Mar 12, 2023 - Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, March 12, 2023, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 12, 2023, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 12, 2023 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

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

More info:
US Senate Approves Permanent DST Bill

Nov 5

Back 1 hour

Nov 5, 2023 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 5, 2023, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 5, 2023, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2023 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
US Senate Approves Permanent DST Bill

Other years: 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | 2025 | 2026

DST in Locations in British Columbia in 2023 (51 Locations)

AbbotsfordMar 12 – Nov 5GoldenMar 12 – Nov 5Prince RupertMar 12 – Nov 5
BurnabyMar 12 – Nov 5Grand ForksMar 12 – Nov 5QuesnelMar 12 – Nov 5
Campbell RiverMar 12 – Nov 5InvermereMar 12 – Nov 5RichmondMar 12 – Nov 5
ChemainusMar 12 – Nov 5KamloopsMar 12 – Nov 5SaanichMar 12 – Nov 5
ChetwyndNo DSTKelownaMar 12 – Nov 5Salmon ArmMar 12 – Nov 5
ChilliwackMar 12 – Nov 5KeremeosMar 12 – Nov 5SecheltMar 12 – Nov 5
ComoxMar 12 – Nov 5LangleyMar 12 – Nov 5SicamousMar 12 – Nov 5
CoquitlamMar 12 – Nov 5Maple RidgeMar 12 – Nov 5SidneyMar 12 – Nov 5
CranbrookMar 12 – Nov 5NanaimoMar 12 – Nov 5SquamishMar 12 – Nov 5
CrestonNo DSTNelsonMar 12 – Nov 5SurreyMar 12 – Nov 5
CroftonMar 12 – Nov 5New WestminsterMar 12 – Nov 5TofinoMar 12 – Nov 5
Dawson CreekNo DSTParksvilleMar 12 – Nov 5TrailMar 12 – Nov 5
DeltaMar 12 – Nov 5PentictonMar 12 – Nov 5VancouverMar 12 – Nov 5
DuncanMar 12 – Nov 5Port AlberniMar 12 – Nov 5VictoriaMar 12 – Nov 5
Fort NelsonNo DSTPort CoquitlamMar 12 – Nov 5WhistlerMar 12 – Nov 5
Fort St. JohnNo DSTPort HardyMar 12 – Nov 5White RockMar 12 – Nov 5
Fort WareMar 12 – Nov 5Prince GeorgeMar 12 – Nov 5Williams LakeMar 12 – Nov 5

Daylight Saving Time History in British Columbia

  • British Columbia first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918.
  • British Columbia has observed DST for 82 years between 1918 and 2022 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1941.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics