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Time Change 2009 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 29

Forward 1 hour

Mar 29, 2009 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 29, 2009, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 29, 2009, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 29, 2009 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Europe Starts Daylight Saving Time on March 29, 2009

Oct 25

Back 1 hour

Oct 25, 2009 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 25, 2009, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 25, 2009, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 25, 2009 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Europe’s Daylight Saving Ends on October 25, 2009

Other years: 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 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 2009 (102 Locations)

AgenMar 29 – Oct 25ChartresMar 29 – Oct 25NantesMar 29 – Oct 25
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 29 – Oct 25ChâteaurouxMar 29 – Oct 25NeversMar 29 – Oct 25
AjaccioMar 29 – Oct 25ChaumontMar 29 – Oct 25NiceMar 29 – Oct 25
AlbiMar 29 – Oct 25Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 29 – Oct 25NîmesMar 29 – Oct 25
AlençonMar 29 – Oct 25Clermont-FerrandMar 29 – Oct 25NiortMar 29 – Oct 25
AmiensMar 29 – Oct 25Digne-les-BainsMar 29 – Oct 25OrléansMar 29 – Oct 25
AngersMar 29 – Oct 25DijonMar 29 – Oct 25PamiersMar 29 – Oct 25
AngoulêmeMar 29 – Oct 25DouaiMar 29 – Oct 25ParisMar 29 – Oct 25
AnnecyMar 29 – Oct 25ÉvreuxMar 29 – Oct 25PauMar 29 – Oct 25
AnnonayMar 29 – Oct 25Évry-CourcouronnesMar 29 – Oct 25PérigueuxMar 29 – Oct 25
AuchMar 29 – Oct 25GapMar 29 – Oct 25PerpignanMar 29 – Oct 25
AurillacMar 29 – Oct 25GrenobleMar 29 – Oct 25PoitiersMar 29 – Oct 25
AuxerreMar 29 – Oct 25GuéretMar 29 – Oct 25Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
AvignonMar 29 – Oct 25IstresMar 29 – Oct 25QuimperMar 29 – Oct 25
BastiaMar 29 – Oct 25La RochelleMar 29 – Oct 25ReimsMar 29 – Oct 25
BeauvaisMar 29 – Oct 25LaonMar 29 – Oct 25RennesMar 29 – Oct 25
BellacMar 29 – Oct 25LavalMar 29 – Oct 25RodezMar 29 – Oct 25
BesançonMar 29 – Oct 25Le HavreMar 29 – Oct 25RouenMar 29 – Oct 25
BiarritzMar 29 – Oct 25Le MansMar 29 – Oct 25RoyanMar 29 – Oct 25
BloisMar 29 – Oct 25Le Puy-en-VelayMar 29 – Oct 25Saint-BrieucMar 29 – Oct 25
BordeauxMar 29 – Oct 25LensMar 29 – Oct 25Saint-DenisMar 29 – Oct 25
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 29 – Oct 25LilleMar 29 – Oct 25Saint-ÉtienneMar 29 – Oct 25
Bourg-en-BresseMar 29 – Oct 25LimogesMar 29 – Oct 25StrasbourgMar 29 – Oct 25
BourgesMar 29 – Oct 25LyonMar 29 – Oct 25TarbesMar 29 – Oct 25
BrestMar 29 – Oct 25MarseilleMar 29 – Oct 25ToulonMar 29 – Oct 25
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 29 – Oct 25MeauxMar 29 – Oct 25ToulouseMar 29 – Oct 25
CaenMar 29 – Oct 25MendeMar 29 – Oct 25ToursMar 29 – Oct 25
CahorsMar 29 – Oct 25MetzMar 29 – Oct 25TroyesMar 29 – Oct 25
CannesMar 29 – Oct 25Mont-de-MarsanMar 29 – Oct 25Valence (Drôme)Mar 29 – Oct 25
CarcassonneMar 29 – Oct 25MontaubanMar 29 – Oct 25VannesMar 29 – Oct 25
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 29 – Oct 25MontpellierMar 29 – Oct 25VerdunMar 29 – Oct 25
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 29 – Oct 25Moulins (Allier)Mar 29 – Oct 25VersaillesMar 29 – Oct 25
ChambéryMar 29 – Oct 25MulhouseMar 29 – Oct 25VesoulMar 29 – Oct 25
Charleville-MézièresMar 29 – Oct 25NancyMar 29 – Oct 25VilleurbanneMar 29 – Oct 25

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 collectivityMar 8 – Nov 1 (Different dates than France)
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