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Country: Spain

Long Name: Kingdom of Spain

Abbreviations: ES, ESP

Capital: Madrid

Time Zones: 2

Dial Code: +34

Mar 25

Forward 1 hour

Mar 25, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 25, 2012, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 25, 2012, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 25, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 28

Back 1 hour

Oct 28, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 28, 2012, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 28, 2012, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 28, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012: Most Europeans turn clocks back as DST ends

Other years: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2017

DST in Spain

All of Spain uses Daylight Saving Time (DST) during part of the year. The DST period starts on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October, together with most other European countries.

In the country's main part, Central European Time (CET) is used as standard time, while Central European Summer Time (CEST) is observed when DST is in force. The Canary Islands observe Western European Time (WET) as standard time and Western European Summer Time (WEST) as DST.

The switch times displayed above are for continental Spain. In terms of local time, the Canary Islands change their clocks 1 hour earlier.

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