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Time Change 2021 in the United Kingdom

Next change:
Oct
27
1 hour Back

Oct 27, 2019, 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

Mar 28

Forward 1 hour

Mar 28, 2021 - Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, March 28, 2021, 1:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 28, 2021, 2:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 28, 2021 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Europe Ready to Scrap DST

Oct 31

Back 1 hour

Oct 31, 2021 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Oct 31, 2021 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Europe Ready to Scrap DST

Note that the above information is preliminary: There is ongoing discussion about DST or time zone. The date might be updated or changed once we have reliable information.

Other years: 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024

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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 14 - Nov 7 (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 28 - Oct 31 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
GuernseyCrown dependencyMar 28 - Oct 31 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
Isle of ManCrown dependencyMar 28 - Oct 31 (Same dates as United Kingdom)
JerseyCrown dependencyMar 28 - Oct 31 (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 territoryMar 14 - Nov 7 (Different dates than United Kingdom)

Daylight Saving Time History in United Kingdom