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Clock Changes in Madrid, Madrid, Spain 1949

Next change:
Mar
31
1 hour Forward

Mar 31, 2024, 2:00 am

Start DST: Sunday, May 1, 1949 — 1 hour forward
End DST: Sunday, October 2, 1949 — 1 hour backward
Location of MadridLocation

Apr 30

Forward 1 hour

Apr 30, 1949 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, April 30, 1949, 11:00:00 pm clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, May 1, 1949, 12:00:00 midnight local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 1, 1949 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 2

Back 1 hour

Oct 2, 1949 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 2, 1949, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 2, 1949, 12:00:00 midnight local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 2, 1949 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952

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)
1925DST not observed
1926Saturday, April 17, 11:00 pmSunday, October 3, 1:00 am
1927Saturday, April 9, 11:00 pmSunday, October 2, 1:00 am
1928Sunday, April 15, 12:00 midnightSunday, October 7, 1:00 am
1929Saturday, April 20, 11:00 pmSunday, October 6, 1:00 am
1930 — 1936DST not observed
1937Wednesday, June 16, 11:00 pmSunday, October 3, 1:00 am
* 1938Saturday, April 2, 11:00 pmNo DST End
1939No DST StartSunday, October 8, 1:00 am
1940 — 1941DST not observed
1942Saturday, May 2, 11:00 pmTuesday, September 1, 1:00 am
1943Saturday, April 17, 11:00 pmSunday, October 3, 1:00 am
1944Saturday, April 15, 11:00 pmSunday, October 1, 1:00 am
1945Saturday, April 14, 11:00 pmSunday, September 30, 1:00 am
1946Saturday, April 13, 11:00 pmSunday, September 29, 1:00 am
1947 — 1948DST not observed
1949Saturday, April 30, 11:00 pmSunday, October 2, 1:00 am
All times are local for Madrid.
* All or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Madrid