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Time Change 1922 in France

Next change:
Mar
26
1 hour Forward

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 25

Forward 1 hour

Mar 25, 1922 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, March 25, 1922, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 26, 1922, 12:00:00 midnight local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 26, 1922 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, 1922 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 8, 1922, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Saturday, October 7, 1922, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 8, 1922 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 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 1922 (105 Locations)

AgenMar 25 – Oct 8ChartresMar 25 – Oct 8NancyMar 25 – Oct 8
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 25 – Oct 8ChâteaurouxMar 25 – Oct 8NantesMar 25 – Oct 8
AjaccioMar 25 – Oct 8ChaumontMar 25 – Oct 8NeversMar 25 – Oct 8
AlbiMar 25 – Oct 8Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 25 – Oct 8NiceMar 25 – Oct 8
AlençonMar 25 – Oct 8Clermont-FerrandMar 25 – Oct 8NîmesMar 25 – Oct 8
AmiensMar 25 – Oct 8Digne-les-BainsMar 25 – Oct 8NiortMar 25 – Oct 8
AngersMar 25 – Oct 8DijonMar 25 – Oct 8OrléansMar 25 – Oct 8
AngoulêmeMar 25 – Oct 8DoleMar 25 – Oct 8PamiersMar 25 – Oct 8
AnnecyMar 25 – Oct 8DouaiMar 25 – Oct 8ParisMar 25 – Oct 8
AnnonayMar 25 – Oct 8ÉvreuxMar 25 – Oct 8PauMar 25 – Oct 8
AuchMar 25 – Oct 8Évry-CourcouronnesMar 25 – Oct 8PérigueuxMar 25 – Oct 8
AurillacMar 25 – Oct 8GapMar 25 – Oct 8PerpignanMar 25 – Oct 8
AuxerreMar 25 – Oct 8GrenobleMar 25 – Oct 8PoitiersMar 25 – Oct 8
AvignonMar 25 – Oct 8GuéretMar 25 – Oct 8Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
BastiaMar 25 – Oct 8IstresMar 25 – Oct 8QuimperMar 25 – Oct 8
BeauvaisMar 25 – Oct 8La Roche-sur-YonMar 25 – Oct 8ReimsMar 25 – Oct 8
BelfortMar 25 – Oct 8La RochelleMar 25 – Oct 8RennesMar 25 – Oct 8
BellacMar 25 – Oct 8LaonMar 25 – Oct 8RodezMar 25 – Oct 8
BesançonMar 25 – Oct 8LavalMar 25 – Oct 8RouenMar 25 – Oct 8
BiarritzMar 25 – Oct 8Le HavreMar 25 – Oct 8RoyanMar 25 – Oct 8
BloisMar 25 – Oct 8Le MansMar 25 – Oct 8Saint-BrieucMar 25 – Oct 8
BordeauxMar 25 – Oct 8Le Puy-en-VelayMar 25 – Oct 8Saint-DenisMar 25 – Oct 8
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 25 – Oct 8LensMar 25 – Oct 8Saint-ÉtienneMar 25 – Oct 8
Bourg-en-BresseMar 25 – Oct 8LilleMar 25 – Oct 8StrasbourgMar 25 – Oct 8
BourgesMar 25 – Oct 8LimogesMar 25 – Oct 8TarbesMar 25 – Oct 8
BrestMar 25 – Oct 8LyonMar 25 – Oct 8ToulonMar 25 – Oct 8
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 25 – Oct 8MarseilleMar 25 – Oct 8ToulouseMar 25 – Oct 8
CaenMar 25 – Oct 8MeauxMar 25 – Oct 8ToursMar 25 – Oct 8
CahorsMar 25 – Oct 8MendeMar 25 – Oct 8TroyesMar 25 – Oct 8
CannesMar 25 – Oct 8MetzMar 25 – Oct 8Valence (Drôme)Mar 25 – Oct 8
CarcassonneMar 25 – Oct 8Mont-de-MarsanMar 25 – Oct 8VannesMar 25 – Oct 8
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 25 – Oct 8MontaubanMar 25 – Oct 8VerdunMar 25 – Oct 8
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 25 – Oct 8MontpellierMar 25 – Oct 8VersaillesMar 25 – Oct 8
ChambéryMar 25 – Oct 8Moulins (Allier)Mar 25 – Oct 8VesoulMar 25 – Oct 8
Charleville-MézièresMar 25 – Oct 8MulhouseMar 25 – Oct 8VilleurbanneMar 25 – 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