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Time Change 1917 in the United Kingdom

Next change:
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30
1 hour Back

Oct 30, 2022, 2:00 am

Country: United Kingdom
Long Name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Abbreviations: UK, GBR
Capital: London
Time Zones: 1 (Main Country)
Total Time Zones: 10 (with dependencies)
Dial Code: +44

Apr 8

Forward 1 hour

Apr 8, 1917 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 8, 1917, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 8, 1917, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 8, 1917 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Sep 17

Back 1 hour

Sep 17, 1917 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Monday, September 17, 1917, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Monday, September 17, 1917, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Sep 17, 1917 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 1920 | 2022

When Does DST Start and End in the UK?

Daylight Saving Time (DST), or summer time, as it is known as in the UK, starts on the last Sunday in March and ends on the last Sunday in October.

Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of United Kingdom

DependencyTypeDaylight Saving Time Period
AnguillaOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
BermudaOverseas territoryApr 6 – Sep 30 (Different dates than United Kingdom)
British Indian Ocean TerritoryOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
British Virgin IslandsOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Cayman IslandsOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Falkland IslandsOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
GibraltarOverseas territoryApr 8 – Sep 17 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
GuernseyCrown dependencyApr 8 – Sep 17 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
Isle of ManCrown dependencyApr 8 – Sep 17 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
JerseyCrown dependencyApr 8 – Sep 17 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
MontserratOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Pitcairn IslandsOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Saint HelenaOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
South Georgia/Sandwich Is.Overseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Turks and Caicos IslandsOverseas territoryNo Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time History in United Kingdom