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Clock Changes in Taipei, Taiwan 1959

Last change: 1979
Oct
1
1 hour Back

Oct 1, 1979, 12:00 midnight

Start DST: Wednesday, April 1, 1959 — 1 hour forward
End DST: Wednesday, September 30, 1959 — 1 hour backward
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Apr 1

Forward 1 hour

Apr 1, 1959 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Wednesday, April 1, 1959, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Wednesday, April 1, 1959, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 1, 1959 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 1

Back 1 hour

Oct 1, 1959 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Thursday, October 1, 1959, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Wednesday, September 30, 1959, 11:00:00 pm local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 1, 1959 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962

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)
1950Monday, May 1, 12:00 midnightSunday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1951Tuesday, May 1, 12:00 midnightMonday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1952Saturday, March 1, 12:00 midnightSaturday, November 1, 12:00 midnight
1953Wednesday, April 1, 12:00 midnightSunday, November 1, 12:00 midnight
1954Thursday, April 1, 12:00 midnightMonday, November 1, 12:00 midnight
1955Friday, April 1, 12:00 midnightSaturday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1956Sunday, April 1, 12:00 midnightMonday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1957Monday, April 1, 12:00 midnightTuesday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1958Tuesday, April 1, 12:00 midnightWednesday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
1959Wednesday, April 1, 12:00 midnightThursday, October 1, 12:00 midnight
All times are local for Taipei.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Taipei