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Time Change 2008 in Alaska, United States

Next change:
Mar
13
1 hour Forward

Mar 13, 2022, 2:00 am

State: Alaska
Abbreviation: AK
State Capital: Juneau
Country: United States
Time Zones: 2
Location

Mar 9

Forward 1 hour

Mar 9, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 9, 2008, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 9, 2008, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 9, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Nov 2

Back 1 hour

Nov 2, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, November 2, 2008, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 2, 2008, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Nov 2, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2022

Does Alaska Have Daylight Saving Time?

Alaska follows the same Daylight Saving Time (DST) schedule as the rest of the United States. Clocks spring forward 1 hour on the second Sunday in March and fall back again on the first Sunday in November.

DST in Locations in Alaska in 2008 (29 Locations)

AdakMar 9 - Nov 2KaktovikMar 9 - Nov 2Point LayMar 9 - Nov 2
AnchorageMar 9 - Nov 2KenaiMar 9 - Nov 2Prudhoe BayMar 9 - Nov 2
Arctic VillageMar 9 - Nov 2KetchikanMar 9 - Nov 2SitkaMar 9 - Nov 2
AtqasukMar 9 - Nov 2KodiakMar 9 - Nov 2TalkeetnaMar 9 - Nov 2
BethelMar 9 - Nov 2KotzebueMar 9 - Nov 2UnalaskaMar 9 - Nov 2
ChevakMar 9 - Nov 2MetlakatlaNo DSTUtqiaġvikMar 9 - Nov 2
FairbanksMar 9 - Nov 2NoatakMar 9 - Nov 2ValdezMar 9 - Nov 2
GlennallenMar 9 - Nov 2NomeMar 9 - Nov 2WainwrightMar 9 - Nov 2
HainesMar 9 - Nov 2NuiqsutMar 9 - Nov 2YakutatMar 9 - Nov 2
JuneauMar 9 - Nov 2Point HopeMar 9 - Nov 2

Daylight Saving Time History in Alaska

  • Alaska first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1942.
  • Alaska has observed DST for 59 years between 1942 and 2022 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1967.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics