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Time Change 1978 in Philippines

Last change: 1978
Sep
21
1 hour Back

Sep 21, 1978, 12:00 midnight

Country: Philippines
Long Name: Republic of the Philippines
Abbreviations: PH, PHL
Capital: Manila
Time Zones: 1
Dial Code: +63

Mar 22

Forward 1 hour

Mar 22, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Wednesday, March 22, 1978, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Wednesday, March 22, 1978, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 22, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Sep 21

Back 1 hour

Sep 21, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Thursday, September 21, 1978, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Wednesday, September 20, 1978, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Sep 21, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 2021

Did the Philippines Ever Use DST?

Although the Philippines currently does not change its clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST), there have been several short periods when DST was used in the country: in 1936-1937, in 1954, in 1978, and in 1990.

Daylight Saving Time History in Philippines