Oct 25, 2020, 3:00 am
|Long Name:||French Republic|
|Time Zones:||1 (Main Country)|
|Total Time Zones:||13 (with dependencies)|
Forward 1 hour
Mar 28, 2021 - Daylight Saving Time Starts
When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, March 28, 2021, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 28, 2021, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.
Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 28, 2021 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.
Back 1 hour
Oct 31, 2021 - Daylight Saving Time Ends
When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 3:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.
Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Oct 31, 2021 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.
Note that the above information is preliminary: There is ongoing discussion about DST or time zone. The date might be updated or changed once we have reliable information.
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.
Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of France
|Dependency||Type||Daylight Saving Time Period|
|Clipperton Island||Overseas territory||No Daylight Saving Time|
|French Guiana||Overseas department||No Daylight Saving Time|
|French Polynesia||Overseas collectivity||No Daylight Saving Time|
|French Southern Territories||Overseas territory||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Guadeloupe||Overseas department||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Martinique||Overseas department||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Mayotte||Overseas department||No Daylight Saving Time|
|New Caledonia||Overseas collectivity||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Réunion (French)||Overseas department||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Saint Barthélemy||Overseas collectivity||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Saint Martin||Overseas collectivity||No Daylight Saving Time|
|Saint Pierre and Miquelon||Overseas collectivity||Mar 14 - Nov 7 (Different dates than France)|
|Wallis and Futuna||Overseas collectivity||No Daylight Saving Time|