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Time Change 1917 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

Mar 24

Forward 1 hour

Mar 24, 1917 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, March 24, 1917, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 25, 1917, 12:00:00 midnight local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 25, 1917 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 8

Back 1 hour

Oct 8, 1917 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, October 8, 1917, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 7, 1917, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 8, 1917 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 1920 | 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 1917 (105 Locations)

AgenMar 24 – Oct 8ChartresMar 24 – Oct 8NancyMar 24 – Oct 8
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 24 – Oct 8ChâteaurouxMar 24 – Oct 8NantesMar 24 – Oct 8
AjaccioMar 24 – Oct 8ChaumontMar 24 – Oct 8NeversMar 24 – Oct 8
AlbiMar 24 – Oct 8Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 24 – Oct 8NiceMar 24 – Oct 8
AlençonMar 24 – Oct 8Clermont-FerrandMar 24 – Oct 8NîmesMar 24 – Oct 8
AmiensMar 24 – Oct 8Digne-les-BainsMar 24 – Oct 8NiortMar 24 – Oct 8
AngersMar 24 – Oct 8DijonMar 24 – Oct 8OrléansMar 24 – Oct 8
AngoulêmeMar 24 – Oct 8DoleMar 24 – Oct 8PamiersMar 24 – Oct 8
AnnecyMar 24 – Oct 8DouaiMar 24 – Oct 8ParisMar 24 – Oct 8
AnnonayMar 24 – Oct 8ÉvreuxMar 24 – Oct 8PauMar 24 – Oct 8
AuchMar 24 – Oct 8Évry-CourcouronnesMar 24 – Oct 8PérigueuxMar 24 – Oct 8
AurillacMar 24 – Oct 8GapMar 24 – Oct 8PerpignanMar 24 – Oct 8
AuxerreMar 24 – Oct 8GrenobleMar 24 – Oct 8PoitiersMar 24 – Oct 8
AvignonMar 24 – Oct 8GuéretMar 24 – Oct 8Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
BastiaMar 24 – Oct 8IstresMar 24 – Oct 8QuimperMar 24 – Oct 8
BeauvaisMar 24 – Oct 8La Roche-sur-YonMar 24 – Oct 8ReimsMar 24 – Oct 8
BelfortMar 24 – Oct 8La RochelleMar 24 – Oct 8RennesMar 24 – Oct 8
BellacMar 24 – Oct 8LaonMar 24 – Oct 8RodezMar 24 – Oct 8
BesançonMar 24 – Oct 8LavalMar 24 – Oct 8RouenMar 24 – Oct 8
BiarritzMar 24 – Oct 8Le HavreMar 24 – Oct 8RoyanMar 24 – Oct 8
BloisMar 24 – Oct 8Le MansMar 24 – Oct 8Saint-BrieucMar 24 – Oct 8
BordeauxMar 24 – Oct 8Le Puy-en-VelayMar 24 – Oct 8Saint-DenisMar 24 – Oct 8
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 24 – Oct 8LensMar 24 – Oct 8Saint-ÉtienneMar 24 – Oct 8
Bourg-en-BresseMar 24 – Oct 8LilleMar 24 – Oct 8StrasbourgMar 24 – Oct 8
BourgesMar 24 – Oct 8LimogesMar 24 – Oct 8TarbesMar 24 – Oct 8
BrestMar 24 – Oct 8LyonMar 24 – Oct 8ToulonMar 24 – Oct 8
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 24 – Oct 8MarseilleMar 24 – Oct 8ToulouseMar 24 – Oct 8
CaenMar 24 – Oct 8MeauxMar 24 – Oct 8ToursMar 24 – Oct 8
CahorsMar 24 – Oct 8MendeMar 24 – Oct 8TroyesMar 24 – Oct 8
CannesMar 24 – Oct 8MetzMar 24 – Oct 8Valence (Drôme)Mar 24 – Oct 8
CarcassonneMar 24 – Oct 8Mont-de-MarsanMar 24 – Oct 8VannesMar 24 – Oct 8
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 24 – Oct 8MontaubanMar 24 – Oct 8VerdunMar 24 – Oct 8
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 24 – Oct 8MontpellierMar 24 – Oct 8VersaillesMar 24 – Oct 8
ChambéryMar 24 – Oct 8Moulins (Allier)Mar 24 – Oct 8VesoulMar 24 – Oct 8
Charleville-MézièresMar 24 – Oct 8MulhouseMar 24 – Oct 8VilleurbanneMar 24 – Oct 8

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