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Clock Changes in Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China 1940

Last change: 1991
Sep
15
1 hour Back

Sep 15, 1991, 2:00 am

Start DST: Saturday, June 1, 1940 — 1 hour forward
End DST: Saturday, October 12, 1940 — 1 hour backward
Location of ShanghaiLocation

Jun 1

Forward 1 hour

Jun 1, 1940 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, June 1, 1940, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Saturday, June 1, 1940, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Jun 1, 1940 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 13

Back 1 hour

Oct 13, 1940 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 13, 1940, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Saturday, October 12, 1940, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 13, 1940 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock Forward)DST End (Clock Backward)
1925 — 1939DST not observed
1940Saturday, June 1, 12:00 midnightSunday, October 13, 12:00 midnight
1941Saturday, March 15, 12:00 midnightSunday, November 2, 12:00 midnight
1942Saturday, January 31, 12:00 midnightNo DST End
1943 — 1944DST observed all year
1945No DST StartSunday, September 2, 12:00 midnight
1946Wednesday, May 15, 12:00 midnightTuesday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1947Tuesday, April 15, 12:00 midnightSaturday, November 1, 12:00 midnight
1948Saturday, May 1, 12:00 midnightFriday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1949DST not observed
All times are local for Shanghai.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Shanghai