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Time Change 2014 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 30

Forward 1 hour

Mar 30, 2014 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 30, 2014, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 30, 2014 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
March 30, 2014: Europe starts Daylight Saving Time

Oct 26

Back 1 hour

Oct 26, 2014 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 26, 2014 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Clocks go back 1 hour in Europe Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

Other years: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 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.

Which Departments, Regions, External Territories, Islands and Overseas Countries use Daylight Saving Time in 2014

Areas in France using DST in 2014
Areas in France on standard time all of 2014

DST in Locations in France in 2014 (105 Locations)

AgenMar 30 – Oct 26ChartresMar 30 – Oct 26NancyMar 30 – Oct 26
Aix-en-ProvenceMar 30 – Oct 26ChâteaurouxMar 30 – Oct 26NantesMar 30 – Oct 26
AjaccioMar 30 – Oct 26ChaumontMar 30 – Oct 26NeversMar 30 – Oct 26
AlbiMar 30 – Oct 26Cherbourg-OctevilleMar 30 – Oct 26NiceMar 30 – Oct 26
AlençonMar 30 – Oct 26Clermont-FerrandMar 30 – Oct 26NîmesMar 30 – Oct 26
AmiensMar 30 – Oct 26Digne-les-BainsMar 30 – Oct 26NiortMar 30 – Oct 26
AngersMar 30 – Oct 26DijonMar 30 – Oct 26OrléansMar 30 – Oct 26
AngoulêmeMar 30 – Oct 26DoleMar 30 – Oct 26PamiersMar 30 – Oct 26
AnnecyMar 30 – Oct 26DouaiMar 30 – Oct 26ParisMar 30 – Oct 26
AnnonayMar 30 – Oct 26ÉvreuxMar 30 – Oct 26PauMar 30 – Oct 26
AuchMar 30 – Oct 26Évry-CourcouronnesMar 30 – Oct 26PérigueuxMar 30 – Oct 26
AurillacMar 30 – Oct 26GapMar 30 – Oct 26PerpignanMar 30 – Oct 26
AuxerreMar 30 – Oct 26GrenobleMar 30 – Oct 26PoitiersMar 30 – Oct 26
AvignonMar 30 – Oct 26GuéretMar 30 – Oct 26Port-aux-FrancaisNo DST
BastiaMar 30 – Oct 26IstresMar 30 – Oct 26QuimperMar 30 – Oct 26
BeauvaisMar 30 – Oct 26La Roche-sur-YonMar 30 – Oct 26ReimsMar 30 – Oct 26
BelfortMar 30 – Oct 26La RochelleMar 30 – Oct 26RennesMar 30 – Oct 26
BellacMar 30 – Oct 26LaonMar 30 – Oct 26RodezMar 30 – Oct 26
BesançonMar 30 – Oct 26LavalMar 30 – Oct 26RouenMar 30 – Oct 26
BiarritzMar 30 – Oct 26Le HavreMar 30 – Oct 26RoyanMar 30 – Oct 26
BloisMar 30 – Oct 26Le MansMar 30 – Oct 26Saint-BrieucMar 30 – Oct 26
BordeauxMar 30 – Oct 26Le Puy-en-VelayMar 30 – Oct 26Saint-DenisMar 30 – Oct 26
Boulogne-BillancourtMar 30 – Oct 26LensMar 30 – Oct 26Saint-ÉtienneMar 30 – Oct 26
Bourg-en-BresseMar 30 – Oct 26LilleMar 30 – Oct 26StrasbourgMar 30 – Oct 26
BourgesMar 30 – Oct 26LimogesMar 30 – Oct 26TarbesMar 30 – Oct 26
BrestMar 30 – Oct 26LyonMar 30 – Oct 26ToulonMar 30 – Oct 26
Brive-la-GaillardeMar 30 – Oct 26MarseilleMar 30 – Oct 26ToulouseMar 30 – Oct 26
CaenMar 30 – Oct 26MeauxMar 30 – Oct 26ToursMar 30 – Oct 26
CahorsMar 30 – Oct 26MendeMar 30 – Oct 26TroyesMar 30 – Oct 26
CannesMar 30 – Oct 26MetzMar 30 – Oct 26Valence (Drôme)Mar 30 – Oct 26
CarcassonneMar 30 – Oct 26Mont-de-MarsanMar 30 – Oct 26VannesMar 30 – Oct 26
Chalon-sur-SaôneMar 30 – Oct 26MontaubanMar 30 – Oct 26VerdunMar 30 – Oct 26
Châlons-en-ChampagneMar 30 – Oct 26MontpellierMar 30 – Oct 26VersaillesMar 30 – Oct 26
ChambéryMar 30 – Oct 26Moulins (Allier)Mar 30 – Oct 26VesoulMar 30 – Oct 26
Charleville-MézièresMar 30 – Oct 26MulhouseMar 30 – Oct 26VilleurbanneMar 30 – 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 collectivityMar 9 – Nov 2 (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