Flag for United Kingdom Clock Changes in London, England, United Kingdom in 1937

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Start DST: Sunday, April 18, 1937
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 3, 1937
 1 hour backward

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Apr 18

Forward 1 hour

Apr 18, 1937 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 18, 1937, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 18, 1937, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Apr 18, 1937 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 3

Back 1 hour

Oct 3, 1937 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 3, 1937, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 3, 1937, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 3, 1937 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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Other years: 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940

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)
1925Sunday, April 19, 2:00 amSunday, October 4, 3:00 am
1926Sunday, April 18, 2:00 amSunday, October 3, 3:00 am
1927Sunday, April 10, 2:00 amSunday, October 2, 3:00 am
1928Sunday, April 22, 2:00 amSunday, October 7, 3:00 am
1929Sunday, April 21, 2:00 amSunday, October 6, 3:00 am
1930Sunday, April 13, 2:00 amSunday, October 5, 3:00 am
1931Sunday, April 19, 2:00 amSunday, October 4, 3:00 am
1932Sunday, April 17, 2:00 amSunday, October 2, 3:00 am
1933Sunday, April 9, 2:00 amSunday, October 8, 3:00 am
1934Sunday, April 22, 2:00 amSunday, October 7, 3:00 am
1935Sunday, April 14, 2:00 amSunday, October 6, 3:00 am
1936Sunday, April 19, 2:00 amSunday, October 4, 3:00 am
1937Sunday, April 18, 2:00 amSunday, October 3, 3:00 am
1938Sunday, April 10, 2:00 amSunday, October 2, 3:00 am
1939Sunday, April 16, 2:00 amSunday, November 19, 3:00 am
1940Sunday, February 25, 2:00 amNo DST End
* 1941Sunday, May 4, 2:00 amNo DST End
* 1942Sunday, April 5, 2:00 amNo DST End
* 1943Sunday, April 4, 2:00 amNo DST End
* 1944Sunday, April 2, 2:00 amNo DST End
* 1945Monday, April 2, 2:00 amSunday, October 7, 3:00 am
1946Sunday, April 14, 2:00 amSunday, October 6, 3:00 am
* 1947Sunday, March 16, 2:00 amSunday, November 2, 3:00 am
1948Sunday, March 14, 2:00 amSunday, October 31, 3:00 am
1949Sunday, April 3, 2:00 amSunday, October 30, 3:00 am
All times are local for London.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in London