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Clock Changes in Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland 1942

Next change:
Mar
27
1 hour Forward

Mar 27, 2022, 2:00 am

Start DST: Monday, May 4, 1942 — 1 hour forward
End DST: Monday, October 5, 1942 — 1 hour backward
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May 4

Forward 1 hour

May 4, 1942 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, May 4, 1942, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Monday, May 4, 1942, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 4, 1942 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 5

Back 1 hour

Oct 5, 1942 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, October 5, 1942, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Monday, October 5, 1942, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 5, 1942 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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 — 1940DST not observed
1941Monday, May 5, 1:00 amMonday, October 6, 2:00 am
1942Monday, May 4, 1:00 amMonday, October 5, 2:00 am
1943 — 1949DST not observed
All times are local for Zürich.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Zürich