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Clock Changes in Berlin, Germany in 1940

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Start DST: Monday, April 1, 1940
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Apr 1

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Apr 1, 1940 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, April 1, 1940, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Monday, April 1, 1940, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 1, 1940 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

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Other years: 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock Forward)DST End (Clock Backward)
1925 — 1939DST not observed
* 1940Monday, April 1, 2:00 amNo DST End
1941DST observed all year
* 1942No DST StartMonday, November 2, 3:00 am
* 1943Monday, March 29, 2:00 amMonday, October 4, 3:00 am
* 1944Monday, April 3, 2:00 amMonday, October 2, 3:00 am
* 1945Monday, April 2, 2:00 amSunday, November 18, 3:00 am
* 1946Sunday, April 14, 2:00 amMonday, October 7, 3:00 am
* 1947Sunday, April 6, 3:00 amSunday, October 5, 3:00 am
* 1948Sunday, April 18, 2:00 amSunday, October 3, 3:00 am
* 1949Sunday, April 10, 2:00 amSunday, October 2, 3:00 am
All times are local for Berlin.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Berlin