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Time Change 1918 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 9

Forward 1 hour

Mar 9, 1918 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, March 9, 1918, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 10, 1918, 12:00:00 midnight local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 10, 1918 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 7

Back 1 hour

Oct 7, 1918 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, October 7, 1918, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 6, 1918, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 7, 1918 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 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 1918 (105 Locations)

AgenMar 9 – Oct 7ChartresMar 9 – Oct 7NancyMar 9 – Oct 7
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 9 – Oct 7ChâteaurouxMar 9 – Oct 7NantesMar 9 – Oct 7
AjaccioMar 9 – Oct 7ChaumontMar 9 – Oct 7NeversMar 9 – Oct 7
AlbiMar 9 – Oct 7Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 9 – Oct 7NiceMar 9 – Oct 7
AlençonMar 9 – Oct 7Clermont-FerrandMar 9 – Oct 7NîmesMar 9 – Oct 7
AmiensMar 9 – Oct 7Digne-les-BainsMar 9 – Oct 7NiortMar 9 – Oct 7
AngersMar 9 – Oct 7DijonMar 9 – Oct 7OrléansMar 9 – Oct 7
AngoulêmeMar 9 – Oct 7DoleMar 9 – Oct 7PamiersMar 9 – Oct 7
AnnecyMar 9 – Oct 7DouaiMar 9 – Oct 7ParisMar 9 – Oct 7
AnnonayMar 9 – Oct 7ÉvreuxMar 9 – Oct 7PauMar 9 – Oct 7
AuchMar 9 – Oct 7Évry-CourcouronnesMar 9 – Oct 7PérigueuxMar 9 – Oct 7
AurillacMar 9 – Oct 7GapMar 9 – Oct 7PerpignanMar 9 – Oct 7
AuxerreMar 9 – Oct 7GrenobleMar 9 – Oct 7PoitiersMar 9 – Oct 7
AvignonMar 9 – Oct 7GuéretMar 9 – Oct 7Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
BastiaMar 9 – Oct 7IstresMar 9 – Oct 7QuimperMar 9 – Oct 7
BeauvaisMar 9 – Oct 7La Roche-sur-YonMar 9 – Oct 7ReimsMar 9 – Oct 7
BelfortMar 9 – Oct 7La RochelleMar 9 – Oct 7RennesMar 9 – Oct 7
BellacMar 9 – Oct 7LaonMar 9 – Oct 7RodezMar 9 – Oct 7
BesançonMar 9 – Oct 7LavalMar 9 – Oct 7RouenMar 9 – Oct 7
BiarritzMar 9 – Oct 7Le HavreMar 9 – Oct 7RoyanMar 9 – Oct 7
BloisMar 9 – Oct 7Le MansMar 9 – Oct 7Saint-BrieucMar 9 – Oct 7
BordeauxMar 9 – Oct 7Le Puy-en-VelayMar 9 – Oct 7Saint-DenisMar 9 – Oct 7
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 9 – Oct 7LensMar 9 – Oct 7Saint-ÉtienneMar 9 – Oct 7
Bourg-en-BresseMar 9 – Oct 7LilleMar 9 – Oct 7StrasbourgMar 9 – Oct 7
BourgesMar 9 – Oct 7LimogesMar 9 – Oct 7TarbesMar 9 – Oct 7
BrestMar 9 – Oct 7LyonMar 9 – Oct 7ToulonMar 9 – Oct 7
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 9 – Oct 7MarseilleMar 9 – Oct 7ToulouseMar 9 – Oct 7
CaenMar 9 – Oct 7MeauxMar 9 – Oct 7ToursMar 9 – Oct 7
CahorsMar 9 – Oct 7MendeMar 9 – Oct 7TroyesMar 9 – Oct 7
CannesMar 9 – Oct 7MetzMar 9 – Oct 7Valence (Drôme)Mar 9 – Oct 7
CarcassonneMar 9 – Oct 7Mont-de-MarsanMar 9 – Oct 7VannesMar 9 – Oct 7
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 9 – Oct 7MontaubanMar 9 – Oct 7VerdunMar 9 – Oct 7
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 9 – Oct 7MontpellierMar 9 – Oct 7VersaillesMar 9 – Oct 7
ChambéryMar 9 – Oct 7Moulins (Allier)Mar 9 – Oct 7VesoulMar 9 – Oct 7
Charleville-MézièresMar 9 – Oct 7MulhouseMar 9 – Oct 7VilleurbanneMar 9 – Oct 7

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