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Clock Changes in Berlin, Germany 1945

Next change:
Mar
27
1 hour Forward

Mar 27, 2022, 2:00 am

Start DST: Monday, April 2, 1945 — 1 hour forward
Increase DST: Thursday, May 24, 1945 — 1 hour forward
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Apr 2

Forward 1 hour

Apr 2, 1945 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, April 2, 1945, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Monday, April 2, 1945, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 2, 1945 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

May 24

Forward 1 hour

May 24, 1945 - Daylight Saving Time Increased

Double DST – Clocks were turned ahead another hour when DST was already in force (2 hours ahead of standard time).
When local daylight time was about to reach
Thursday, May 24, 1945, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Thursday, May 24, 1945, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 24, 1945 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Sep 24

Back 1 hour

Sep 24, 1945 - Daylight Saving Time Decreased

Double DST ended – Clocks were turned back from double DST (2 hours ahead of standard time) to DST (1 hour ahead of standard time).
When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, September 24, 1945, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Monday, September 24, 1945, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Sep 24, 1945 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

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

Nov 18

Back 1 hour

Nov 18, 1945 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, November 18, 1945, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 18, 1945, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Nov 18, 1945 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948

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.
* All or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Berlin