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Time Change 1941 in Switzerland

Next change:
Mar
31
1 hour Forward

Mar 31, 2019, 2:00 am

Country: Switzerland

Long Name: Swiss Confederation

Abbreviations: CH, CHE

Capital: Bern

Time Zones: 1

Dial Code: +41

May 5

Forward 1 hour

May 5, 1941 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, May 5, 1941, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Monday, May 5, 1941, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 5, 1941 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
EU States Call to Postpone Abolishing DST

Oct 6

Back 1 hour

Oct 6, 1941 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, October 6, 1941, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Monday, October 6, 1941, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 6, 1941 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
EU States Call to Postpone Abolishing DST

Other years: 2019

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Daylight Saving Time Info

Daylight Saving Time History in Switzerland

  • Switzerland first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1941.
  • Switzerland has observed DST for 41 years between 1941 and 2019.
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1980.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics