Flag for United Kingdom Clock Changes in London, England, United Kingdom in 1997

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1 hour Back

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Start DST: Sunday, March 30, 1997
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 26, 1997
 1 hour backward

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Mar 30

Forward 1 hour

Mar 30, 1997 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 30, 1997, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 30, 1997, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Mar 30, 1997 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 26

Back 1 hour

Oct 26, 1997 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 26, 1997, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 26, 1997, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 26, 1997 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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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)
1990Sunday, March 25, 1:00 amSunday, October 28, 2:00 am
1991Sunday, March 31, 1:00 amSunday, October 27, 2:00 am
1992Sunday, March 29, 1:00 amSunday, October 25, 2:00 am
1993Sunday, March 28, 1:00 amSunday, October 24, 2:00 am
1994Sunday, March 27, 1:00 amSunday, October 23, 2:00 am
1995Sunday, March 26, 1:00 amSunday, October 22, 2:00 am
1996Sunday, March 31, 1:00 amSunday, October 27, 2:00 am
1997Sunday, March 30, 1:00 amSunday, October 26, 2:00 am
1998Sunday, March 29, 1:00 amSunday, October 25, 2:00 am
1999Sunday, March 28, 1:00 amSunday, October 31, 2:00 am
All times are local for London.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in London