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Time Change 2012 in Alaska, United States

Next change:
Mar
14
1 hour Forward

Mar 14, 2021, 2:00 am

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

Mar 11

Forward 1 hour

Mar 11, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 11, 2012, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 11, 2012, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 11, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Nov 4

Back 1 hour

Nov 4, 2012 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 4, 2012, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Nov 4, 2012 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2021

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 2012 (29 Locations)

AdakMar 11 - Nov 4KaktovikMar 11 - Nov 4Point LayMar 11 - Nov 4
AnchorageMar 11 - Nov 4KenaiMar 11 - Nov 4Prudhoe BayMar 11 - Nov 4
Arctic VillageMar 11 - Nov 4KetchikanMar 11 - Nov 4SitkaMar 11 - Nov 4
AtqasukMar 11 - Nov 4KodiakMar 11 - Nov 4TalkeetnaMar 11 - Nov 4
BethelMar 11 - Nov 4KotzebueMar 11 - Nov 4UnalaskaMar 11 - Nov 4
ChevakMar 11 - Nov 4MetlakatlaNo DSTUtqiagvikMar 11 - Nov 4
FairbanksMar 11 - Nov 4NoatakMar 11 - Nov 4ValdezMar 11 - Nov 4
GlennallenMar 11 - Nov 4NomeMar 11 - Nov 4WainwrightMar 11 - Nov 4
HainesMar 11 - Nov 4NuiqsutMar 11 - Nov 4YakutatMar 11 - Nov 4
JuneauMar 11 - Nov 4Point HopeMar 11 - Nov 4

Daylight Saving Time History in Alaska

  • Alaska first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1942.
  • Alaska has observed DST for 58 years between 1942 and 2021 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1967.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics