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Time Change 2010 in France

Next change:
Oct
30
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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 28

Forward 1 hour

Mar 28, 2010 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 28, 2010, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 28, 2010, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 28, 2010 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 March 28, 2010

Oct 31

Back 1 hour

Oct 31, 2010 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 31, 2010, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 31, 2010, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 31, 2010 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Daylight Saving Ends in Europe on October 31, 2010

Other years: 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 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 2010 (102 Locations)

AgenMar 28 – Oct 31ChartresMar 28 – Oct 31NantesMar 28 – Oct 31
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 28 – Oct 31ChâteaurouxMar 28 – Oct 31NeversMar 28 – Oct 31
AjaccioMar 28 – Oct 31ChaumontMar 28 – Oct 31NiceMar 28 – Oct 31
AlbiMar 28 – Oct 31Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 28 – Oct 31NîmesMar 28 – Oct 31
AlençonMar 28 – Oct 31Clermont-FerrandMar 28 – Oct 31NiortMar 28 – Oct 31
AmiensMar 28 – Oct 31Digne-les-BainsMar 28 – Oct 31OrléansMar 28 – Oct 31
AngersMar 28 – Oct 31DijonMar 28 – Oct 31PamiersMar 28 – Oct 31
AngoulêmeMar 28 – Oct 31DouaiMar 28 – Oct 31ParisMar 28 – Oct 31
AnnecyMar 28 – Oct 31ÉvreuxMar 28 – Oct 31PauMar 28 – Oct 31
AnnonayMar 28 – Oct 31Évry-CourcouronnesMar 28 – Oct 31PérigueuxMar 28 – Oct 31
AuchMar 28 – Oct 31GapMar 28 – Oct 31PerpignanMar 28 – Oct 31
AurillacMar 28 – Oct 31GrenobleMar 28 – Oct 31PoitiersMar 28 – Oct 31
AuxerreMar 28 – Oct 31GuéretMar 28 – Oct 31Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
AvignonMar 28 – Oct 31IstresMar 28 – Oct 31QuimperMar 28 – Oct 31
BastiaMar 28 – Oct 31La RochelleMar 28 – Oct 31ReimsMar 28 – Oct 31
BeauvaisMar 28 – Oct 31LaonMar 28 – Oct 31RennesMar 28 – Oct 31
BellacMar 28 – Oct 31LavalMar 28 – Oct 31RodezMar 28 – Oct 31
BesançonMar 28 – Oct 31Le HavreMar 28 – Oct 31RouenMar 28 – Oct 31
BiarritzMar 28 – Oct 31Le MansMar 28 – Oct 31RoyanMar 28 – Oct 31
BloisMar 28 – Oct 31Le Puy-en-VelayMar 28 – Oct 31Saint-BrieucMar 28 – Oct 31
BordeauxMar 28 – Oct 31LensMar 28 – Oct 31Saint-DenisMar 28 – Oct 31
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 28 – Oct 31LilleMar 28 – Oct 31Saint-ÉtienneMar 28 – Oct 31
Bourg-en-BresseMar 28 – Oct 31LimogesMar 28 – Oct 31StrasbourgMar 28 – Oct 31
BourgesMar 28 – Oct 31LyonMar 28 – Oct 31TarbesMar 28 – Oct 31
BrestMar 28 – Oct 31MarseilleMar 28 – Oct 31ToulonMar 28 – Oct 31
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 28 – Oct 31MeauxMar 28 – Oct 31ToulouseMar 28 – Oct 31
CaenMar 28 – Oct 31MendeMar 28 – Oct 31ToursMar 28 – Oct 31
CahorsMar 28 – Oct 31MetzMar 28 – Oct 31TroyesMar 28 – Oct 31
CannesMar 28 – Oct 31Mont-de-MarsanMar 28 – Oct 31Valence (Drôme)Mar 28 – Oct 31
CarcassonneMar 28 – Oct 31MontaubanMar 28 – Oct 31VannesMar 28 – Oct 31
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 28 – Oct 31MontpellierMar 28 – Oct 31VerdunMar 28 – Oct 31
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 28 – Oct 31Moulins (Allier)Mar 28 – Oct 31VersaillesMar 28 – Oct 31
ChambéryMar 28 – Oct 31MulhouseMar 28 – Oct 31VesoulMar 28 – Oct 31
Charleville-MézièresMar 28 – Oct 31NancyMar 28 – Oct 31VilleurbanneMar 28 – Oct 31

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 14 – Nov 7 (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