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Clock Changes in Freetown, Sierra Leone in 1957

Last change: 1962
Sep
1
1 hour Back

Sep 1, 1962, 12:00 midnight

Start DST: Saturday, June 1, 1957
 1 hour forward

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Jan 1

Forward 1 hour

Jan 1, 1957 - Time Zone Change (WAT → WAT)

When local standard time was about to reach
Tuesday, January 1, 1957, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Tuesday, January 1, 1957, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Jan 1, 1957 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Jun 1

Forward 1 hour

Jun 1, 1957 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, June 1, 1957, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Saturday, June 1, 1957, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Jun 1, 1957 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Sep 1

Back 1 hour

Sep 1, 1957 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, September 1, 1957, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Saturday, August 31, 1957, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Sep 1, 1957 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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Other years: 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960

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)
1950 — 1956DST not observed
* 1957Saturday, June 1, 12:00 midnightSunday, September 1, 12:00 midnight
* 1958Sunday, June 1, 12:00 midnightMonday, September 1, 12:00 midnight
* 1959Monday, June 1, 12:00 midnightTuesday, September 1, 12:00 midnight
All times are local for Freetown.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Freetown