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Clock Changes in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1942

Last change: 1945
Oct
16
1 hour Back

Oct 16, 1945, 2:00 am

Start DST: Monday, January 5, 1942
 0:30 hours forward

Increase DST: Tuesday, September 1, 1942
 0:30 hours forward

Location of ColomboLocation

Jan 5

Forward 0:30 hours

Jan 5, 1942 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, January 5, 1942, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 0:30 hours to
Monday, January 5, 1942, 12:30:00 am local daylight time instead.

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

Sep 1

Forward 0:30 hours

Sep 1, 1942 - Daylight Saving Time Increased

Double DST – Clocks were turned ahead another hour when DST was already in force (2 hours ahead of standard time).
When local daylight time was about to reach
Tuesday, September 1, 1942, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 0:30 hours to
Tuesday, September 1, 1942, 12:30:00 am local daylight time instead.

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

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Other years: 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 |

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)
1925 — 1941DST not observed
* 1942Monday, January 5, 12:00 midnightNo DST End
1943 — 1944DST observed all year
* 1945No DST StartTuesday, October 16, 2:00 am
1946 — 1949DST not observed
All times are local for Colombo.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Colombo