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Clock Changes in Hong Kong, Hong Kong in 1979

Last change: 1979
Oct
21
1 hour Back

Oct 21, 1979, 3:30 am

Start DST: Sunday, May 13, 1979
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 21, 1979
 1 hour backward

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May 13

Forward 1 hour

May 13, 1979 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, May 13, 1979, 3:30:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, May 13, 1979, 4:30:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 13, 1979 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 21

Back 1 hour

Oct 21, 1979 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 21, 1979, 3:30:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 21, 1979, 2:30:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 21, 1979 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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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)
1970Sunday, April 19, 3:30 amSunday, October 18, 3:30 am
* 1971Sunday, April 18, 3:30 amSunday, October 17, 3:30 am
* 1972Sunday, April 16, 3:30 amSunday, October 22, 3:30 am
* 1973Sunday, April 22, 3:30 amSunday, October 21, 3:30 am
1974No DST StartSunday, October 20, 3:30 am
* 1975Sunday, April 20, 3:30 amSunday, October 19, 3:30 am
* 1976Sunday, April 18, 3:30 amSunday, October 17, 3:30 am
1977 — 1978DST not observed
* 1979Sunday, May 13, 3:30 amSunday, October 21, 3:30 am
All times are local for Hong Kong.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Hong Kong