Flag for Norway Time Change 2016 in Norway

Next change:
Oct
28
1 hour Back

Oct 28, 2018, 3:00 am

Country: Norway

Long Name: Kingdom of Norway

Abbreviations: NO, NOR

Capital: Oslo

Time Zones: 1

Dial Code: +47

Mar 27

Forward 1 hour

Mar 27, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 27, 2016, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 27, 2016, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 27, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
DST Starts in Europe Sunday, March 27, 2016

Oct 30

Back 1 hour

Oct 30, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 30, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
The European Union Debates DST
DST in Europe Ends Oct 30

Other years: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

When Does DST Start and End in Norway?

The DST period starts on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October, together with most other European countries.

Both continental Norway, which includes the capital Oslo, and Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, use Central European Time (CET) as standard time. When Daylight Saving Time (DST) is in force, Central European Summer Time (CEST) is observed.

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Daylight Saving Time Info

Daylight Saving Time History in Norway

Daylight Saving Time has been introduced, discontinued, and re-introduced quite a few times during the 20th century. When the measure was reinstated in 1959, controversy erupted, so in 1965, DST was again abolished. However, it was re-introduced in 1980. Today, Norway follows the EU’s daylight saving schedule.