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Time Change 1916 in Denmark

Next change:
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Mar 31, 2019, 2:00 am

Country: Denmark

Long Name: Kingdom of Denmark

Abbreviations: DK, DNK

Capital: Copenhagen

Time Zones: 1 (Main Country)

Total Time Zones: 5 (with dependencies)

Dial Code: +45

May 14

Forward 1 hour

May 14, 1916 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, May 14, 1916, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Monday, May 15, 1916, 12:00:00 midnight local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 15, 1916 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
EU States Call to Postpone Abolishing DST

Sep 30

Back 1 hour

Sep 30, 1916 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Saturday, September 30, 1916, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Saturday, September 30, 1916, 10:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Sep 30, 1916 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
EU States Call to Postpone Abolishing DST

Other years: 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 2018

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Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of Denmark

DependencyTypeDaylight Saving Time Period
Faroe IslandsConstituent countryNo Daylight Saving Time
GreenlandConstituent countryNo Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time History in Denmark

  • Denmark first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1916.
  • Denmark has observed DST for 49 years between 1916 and 2018.
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1979.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics