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Time Change 1916 in France

Next change:
Oct
30
1 hour Back

Oct 30, 2022, 3:00 am

Country: France
Long Name: French Republic
Abbreviations: FR, FRA
Capital: Paris
Time Zones: 2 (Main Country)
Total Time Zones: 14 (with dependencies)
Dial Code: +33

Jun 14

Forward 1 hour

Jun 14, 1916 - Daylight Saving Time Started

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

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

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

Oct 2

Back 1 hour

Oct 2, 1916 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, October 2, 1916, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 1, 1916, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 2, 1916 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 2022

When Does DST Start and End in France?

In continental France, which includes the capital Paris, the Daylight Saving Time (DST) period starts on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October, together with most other European countries.

Although the collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon also uses DST (see below), the times displayed above apply only to continental France.

DST in Locations in France in 1916 (102 Locations)

AgenJun 14 – Oct 2ChartresJun 14 – Oct 2NantesJun 14 – Oct 2
Aix-en-ProvenceJun 14 – Oct 2ChâteaurouxJun 14 – Oct 2NeversJun 14 – Oct 2
AjaccioJun 14 – Oct 2ChaumontJun 14 – Oct 2NiceJun 14 – Oct 2
AlbiJun 14 – Oct 2Cherbourg-OctevilleJun 14 – Oct 2NîmesJun 14 – Oct 2
AlençonJun 14 – Oct 2Clermont-FerrandJun 14 – Oct 2NiortJun 14 – Oct 2
AmiensJun 14 – Oct 2Digne-les-BainsJun 14 – Oct 2OrléansJun 14 – Oct 2
AngersJun 14 – Oct 2DijonJun 14 – Oct 2PamiersJun 14 – Oct 2
AngoulêmeJun 14 – Oct 2DouaiJun 14 – Oct 2ParisJun 14 – Oct 2
AnnecyJun 14 – Oct 2ÉvreuxJun 14 – Oct 2PauJun 14 – Oct 2
AnnonayJun 14 – Oct 2Évry-CourcouronnesJun 14 – Oct 2PérigueuxJun 14 – Oct 2
AuchJun 14 – Oct 2GapJun 14 – Oct 2PerpignanJun 14 – Oct 2
AurillacJun 14 – Oct 2GrenobleJun 14 – Oct 2PoitiersJun 14 – Oct 2
AuxerreJun 14 – Oct 2GuéretJun 14 – Oct 2Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
AvignonJun 14 – Oct 2IstresJun 14 – Oct 2QuimperJun 14 – Oct 2
BastiaJun 14 – Oct 2La RochelleJun 14 – Oct 2ReimsJun 14 – Oct 2
BeauvaisJun 14 – Oct 2LaonJun 14 – Oct 2RennesJun 14 – Oct 2
BellacJun 14 – Oct 2LavalJun 14 – Oct 2RodezJun 14 – Oct 2
BesançonJun 14 – Oct 2Le HavreJun 14 – Oct 2RouenJun 14 – Oct 2
BiarritzJun 14 – Oct 2Le MansJun 14 – Oct 2RoyanJun 14 – Oct 2
BloisJun 14 – Oct 2Le Puy-en-VelayJun 14 – Oct 2Saint-BrieucJun 14 – Oct 2
BordeauxJun 14 – Oct 2LensJun 14 – Oct 2Saint-DenisJun 14 – Oct 2
Boulogne-BillancourtJun 14 – Oct 2LilleJun 14 – Oct 2Saint-ÉtienneJun 14 – Oct 2
Bourg-en-BresseJun 14 – Oct 2LimogesJun 14 – Oct 2StrasbourgJun 14 – Oct 2
BourgesJun 14 – Oct 2LyonJun 14 – Oct 2TarbesJun 14 – Oct 2
BrestJun 14 – Oct 2MarseilleJun 14 – Oct 2ToulonJun 14 – Oct 2
Brive-la-GaillardeJun 14 – Oct 2MeauxJun 14 – Oct 2ToulouseJun 14 – Oct 2
CaenJun 14 – Oct 2MendeJun 14 – Oct 2ToursJun 14 – Oct 2
CahorsJun 14 – Oct 2MetzJun 14 – Oct 2TroyesJun 14 – Oct 2
CannesJun 14 – Oct 2Mont-de-MarsanJun 14 – Oct 2Valence (Drôme)Jun 14 – Oct 2
CarcassonneJun 14 – Oct 2MontaubanJun 14 – Oct 2VannesJun 14 – Oct 2
Chalon-sur-SaôneJun 14 – Oct 2MontpellierJun 14 – Oct 2VerdunJun 14 – Oct 2
Châlons-en-ChampagneJun 14 – Oct 2Moulins (Allier)Jun 14 – Oct 2VersaillesJun 14 – Oct 2
ChambéryJun 14 – Oct 2MulhouseJun 14 – Oct 2VesoulJun 14 – Oct 2
Charleville-MézièresJun 14 – Oct 2NancyJun 14 – Oct 2VilleurbanneJun 14 – Oct 2

Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of France

DependencyTypeDaylight Saving Time Period
Clipperton IslandOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
French GuianaOverseas departmentNo Daylight Saving Time
French PolynesiaOverseas collectivityNo Daylight Saving Time
French Southern TerritoriesOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
GuadeloupeOverseas departmentNo Daylight Saving Time
MartiniqueOverseas departmentNo Daylight Saving Time
MayotteOverseas departmentNo Daylight Saving Time
New CaledoniaOverseas collectivityNo Daylight Saving Time
Réunion (French)Overseas departmentNo Daylight Saving Time
Saint BarthélemyOverseas collectivityNo Daylight Saving Time
Saint MartinOverseas collectivityNo Daylight Saving Time
Saint Pierre and MiquelonOverseas collectivityNo Daylight Saving Time
Wallis and FutunaOverseas collectivityNo Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time History in France

  • France first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1916.
  • France has observed DST for 77 years between 1916 and 2022 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1975.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics