Home   Time Zones   Time Change Dates   United States

Flag for United States Time Change in United States

Next change:
Mar
12
1 hour Forward

Mar 12, 2017, 2:00 am

Country: United States

Long Name: United States of America

Abbreviations: US, USA

Capital: Washington DC

Time Zones: 6 (Main Country)

Total Time Zones: 11 with dependencies

Dial Code: +1

Mar 12

Forward 1 hour

Mar 12, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 12, 2017 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

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

More info:
DST Starts in USA & Canada
States in the US Consider Scrapping DST

Nov 5

Back 1 hour

Nov 5, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2017 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020

Which States and Federal Districts use Daylight Saving Time in 2017

Areas in United States using DST in 2017
Areas in United States on standard time all of 2017
Advertising

Daylight Saving Time Info

DST in States and Federal Districts in USA (51 in total, 49 where all observe DST, 1 which doesn't observe DST, 1 with parts on DST)

AlabamaMar 12 - Nov 5KentuckyMar 12 - Nov 5OhioMar 12 - Nov 5
AlaskaMar 12 - Nov 5LouisianaMar 12 - Nov 5OklahomaMar 12 - Nov 5
Arizona (north-east)Mar 12 - Nov 5MaineMar 12 - Nov 5OregonMar 12 - Nov 5
ArizonaNo DSTMarylandMar 12 - Nov 5PennsylvaniaMar 12 - Nov 5
ArkansasMar 12 - Nov 5MassachusettsMar 12 - Nov 5Rhode IslandMar 12 - Nov 5
CaliforniaMar 12 - Nov 5MichiganMar 12 - Nov 5South CarolinaMar 12 - Nov 5
ColoradoMar 12 - Nov 5MinnesotaMar 12 - Nov 5South DakotaMar 12 - Nov 5
ConnecticutMar 12 - Nov 5MississippiMar 12 - Nov 5TennesseeMar 12 - Nov 5
DelawareMar 12 - Nov 5MissouriMar 12 - Nov 5TexasMar 12 - Nov 5
District of ColumbiaMar 12 - Nov 5MontanaMar 12 - Nov 5UtahMar 12 - Nov 5
FloridaMar 12 - Nov 5NebraskaMar 12 - Nov 5VermontMar 12 - Nov 5
GeorgiaMar 12 - Nov 5NevadaMar 12 - Nov 5VirginiaMar 12 - Nov 5
HawaiiNo DSTNew HampshireMar 12 - Nov 5WashingtonMar 12 - Nov 5
IdahoMar 12 - Nov 5New JerseyMar 12 - Nov 5West VirginiaMar 12 - Nov 5
IllinoisMar 12 - Nov 5New MexicoMar 12 - Nov 5WisconsinMar 12 - Nov 5
IndianaMar 12 - Nov 5New YorkMar 12 - Nov 5WyomingMar 12 - Nov 5
IowaMar 12 - Nov 5North CarolinaMar 12 - Nov 5
KansasMar 12 - Nov 5North DakotaMar 12 - Nov 5

DST in Other Locations in USA (1 Location)

Palmyra AtollNo DST

Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of USA

DependencyTypeDaylight Saving Time Period
American SamoaUnincorp. unorg. territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
GuamUnincorp. org. territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Northern Mariana IslandsUnincorp. org. territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Puerto RicoUnincorp. org. territoryNo Daylight Saving Time
US Minor Outlying IslandsTerritoryNo Daylight Saving Time
US Virgin IslandsUnincorp. org. territoryNo Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time History in United States

  • United States first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918.
  • United States has observed DST for 100 years between 1918 and 2017 (DST in at least one location).
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics