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Time Change 1996 in Portugal

Next change:
Mar
26
1 hour Forward

Mar 26, 2023, 1:00 am

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

Mar 31

No change

Mar 31, 1996 - Daylight Saving Time Started

DST started on Sunday, March 31, 1996, 2:00:00 am. However, clocks were not changed because Lisbon switched time zones at the same time.

Oct 27

Back 1 hour

Oct 27, 1996 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 27, 1996, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 27, 1996, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 27, 1996 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2022

Daylight Saving Time History in Portugal