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Time Change 1978 in Portugal

Next change:
Oct
30
1 hour Back

Oct 30, 2022, 2:00 am

Country: Portugal
Long Name: Portuguese Republic
Abbreviations: PT, PRT
Capital: Lisbon
Time Zones: 2
Dial Code: +351

Apr 2

Forward 1 hour

Apr 2, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 2, 1978, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 2, 1978, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 2, 1978 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 1

Back 1 hour

Oct 1, 1978 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 1, 1978, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 1, 1978, 12:00:00 midnight local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 1, 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 | 2022

Daylight Saving Time History in Portugal