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Time Change 1942 in Finland

Next change:
Oct
25
1 hour Back

Oct 25, 2020, 4:00 am

Country: Finland
Long Name: Republic of Finland
Abbreviations: FI, FIN
Capital: Helsinki
Time Zones: 1 (Main Country)
Total Time Zones: 2 (with dependencies)
Dial Code: +358

Apr 3

Forward 1 hour

Apr 3, 1942 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Friday, April 3, 1942, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Friday, April 3, 1942, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 3, 1942 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 4

Back 1 hour

Oct 4, 1942 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 4, 1942, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 4, 1942, 12:00:00 midnight local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 4, 1942 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 2020

Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of Finland

DependencyTypeDaylight Saving Time Period
Åland IslandsTerritoryApr 3 - Oct 4 (Same dates as Finland)

Daylight Saving Time History in Finland

  • Finland first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1942.
  • Finland has observed DST for 41 years between 1942 and 2020.
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1980.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics