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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: 9 (with dependencies)

Dial Code: +44

Mar 27

Forward 1 hour

Mar 27, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 27, 2016, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 27, 2016, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 27, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
DST Starts in Europe Sunday, March 27, 2016

Oct 30

Back 1 hour

Oct 30, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 30, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
The European Union Debates DST
DST in Europe Ends Oct 30

Other years: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

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Daylight Saving Time Info

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 territoryMar 13 - Nov 6 (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 territoryMar 27 - Oct 30 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
GuernseyCrown dependencyMar 27 - Oct 30 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
Isle of ManCrown dependencyMar 27 - Oct 30 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
JerseyCrown dependencyMar 27 - Oct 30 (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