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Clock Changes in Freetown, Sierra Leone in 1961

Last change: 1962
Sep
1
1 hour Back

Sep 1, 1962, 12:00 midnight

Start DST: Thursday, June 1, 1961
 1 hour forward

End DST: Thursday, August 31, 1961
 1 hour backward

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Jun 1

Forward 1 hour

Jun 1, 1961 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Thursday, June 1, 1961, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Thursday, June 1, 1961, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Jun 1, 1961 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, 1961 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Friday, September 1, 1961, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Thursday, August 31, 1961, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Sep 1, 1961 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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Other years: 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962

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)
* 1960Wednesday, June 1, 12:00 midnightThursday, September 1, 12:00 midnight
* 1961Thursday, June 1, 12:00 midnightFriday, September 1, 12:00 midnight
* 1962Friday, June 1, 12:00 midnightSaturday, September 1, 12:00 midnight
1963 — 1969DST not observed
All times are local for Freetown.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Freetown