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Time Change 1921 in France

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Mar 26, 2023, 2:00 am

Country: France
Long Name: French Republic
Abbreviations: FR, FRA
Capital: Paris
Time Zones: 2 (Main Country)
Total Time Zones: 13 (with dependencies)
Dial Code: +33

Mar 14

Forward 1 hour

Mar 14, 1921 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, March 14, 1921, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Tuesday, March 15, 1921, 12:00:00 midnight local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 15, 1921 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 26

Back 1 hour

Oct 26, 1921 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Wednesday, October 26, 1921, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Tuesday, October 25, 1921, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 26, 1921 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1918 | 1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 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 1921 (105 Locations)

AgenMar 14 – Oct 26ChartresMar 14 – Oct 26NancyMar 14 – Oct 26
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 14 – Oct 26ChâteaurouxMar 14 – Oct 26NantesMar 14 – Oct 26
AjaccioMar 14 – Oct 26ChaumontMar 14 – Oct 26NeversMar 14 – Oct 26
AlbiMar 14 – Oct 26Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 14 – Oct 26NiceMar 14 – Oct 26
AlençonMar 14 – Oct 26Clermont-FerrandMar 14 – Oct 26NîmesMar 14 – Oct 26
AmiensMar 14 – Oct 26Digne-les-BainsMar 14 – Oct 26NiortMar 14 – Oct 26
AngersMar 14 – Oct 26DijonMar 14 – Oct 26OrléansMar 14 – Oct 26
AngoulêmeMar 14 – Oct 26DoleMar 14 – Oct 26PamiersMar 14 – Oct 26
AnnecyMar 14 – Oct 26DouaiMar 14 – Oct 26ParisMar 14 – Oct 26
AnnonayMar 14 – Oct 26ÉvreuxMar 14 – Oct 26PauMar 14 – Oct 26
AuchMar 14 – Oct 26Évry-CourcouronnesMar 14 – Oct 26PérigueuxMar 14 – Oct 26
AurillacMar 14 – Oct 26GapMar 14 – Oct 26PerpignanMar 14 – Oct 26
AuxerreMar 14 – Oct 26GrenobleMar 14 – Oct 26PoitiersMar 14 – Oct 26
AvignonMar 14 – Oct 26GuéretMar 14 – Oct 26Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
BastiaMar 14 – Oct 26IstresMar 14 – Oct 26QuimperMar 14 – Oct 26
BeauvaisMar 14 – Oct 26La Roche-sur-YonMar 14 – Oct 26ReimsMar 14 – Oct 26
BelfortMar 14 – Oct 26La RochelleMar 14 – Oct 26RennesMar 14 – Oct 26
BellacMar 14 – Oct 26LaonMar 14 – Oct 26RodezMar 14 – Oct 26
BesançonMar 14 – Oct 26LavalMar 14 – Oct 26RouenMar 14 – Oct 26
BiarritzMar 14 – Oct 26Le HavreMar 14 – Oct 26RoyanMar 14 – Oct 26
BloisMar 14 – Oct 26Le MansMar 14 – Oct 26Saint-BrieucMar 14 – Oct 26
BordeauxMar 14 – Oct 26Le Puy-en-VelayMar 14 – Oct 26Saint-DenisMar 14 – Oct 26
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 14 – Oct 26LensMar 14 – Oct 26Saint-ÉtienneMar 14 – Oct 26
Bourg-en-BresseMar 14 – Oct 26LilleMar 14 – Oct 26StrasbourgMar 14 – Oct 26
BourgesMar 14 – Oct 26LimogesMar 14 – Oct 26TarbesMar 14 – Oct 26
BrestMar 14 – Oct 26LyonMar 14 – Oct 26ToulonMar 14 – Oct 26
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 14 – Oct 26MarseilleMar 14 – Oct 26ToulouseMar 14 – Oct 26
CaenMar 14 – Oct 26MeauxMar 14 – Oct 26ToursMar 14 – Oct 26
CahorsMar 14 – Oct 26MendeMar 14 – Oct 26TroyesMar 14 – Oct 26
CannesMar 14 – Oct 26MetzMar 14 – Oct 26Valence (Drôme)Mar 14 – Oct 26
CarcassonneMar 14 – Oct 26Mont-de-MarsanMar 14 – Oct 26VannesMar 14 – Oct 26
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 14 – Oct 26MontaubanMar 14 – Oct 26VerdunMar 14 – Oct 26
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 14 – Oct 26MontpellierMar 14 – Oct 26VersaillesMar 14 – Oct 26
ChambéryMar 14 – Oct 26Moulins (Allier)Mar 14 – Oct 26VesoulMar 14 – Oct 26
Charleville-MézièresMar 14 – Oct 26MulhouseMar 14 – Oct 26VilleurbanneMar 14 – Oct 26

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