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Clock Changes in Kingston, Jamaica in 1978

Last change: 1983
Oct
30
1 hour Back

Oct 30, 1983, 2:00 am

Start DST: Sunday, April 30, 1978
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 29, 1978
 1 hour backward

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Apr 30

Forward 1 hour

Apr 30, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 30, 1978, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 30, 1978, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 30, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 29

Back 1 hour

Oct 29, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 29, 1978, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 29, 1978, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 29, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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Other years: 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981

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)
1970 — 1973DST not observed
* 1974Sunday, January 6, 2:00 amSunday, October 27, 2:00 am
* 1975Sunday, February 23, 2:00 amSunday, October 26, 2:00 am
* 1976Sunday, April 25, 2:00 amSunday, October 31, 2:00 am
* 1977Sunday, April 24, 2:00 amSunday, October 30, 2:00 am
* 1978Sunday, April 30, 2:00 amSunday, October 29, 2:00 am
* 1979Sunday, April 29, 2:00 amSunday, October 28, 2:00 am
All times are local for Kingston.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Kingston