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Clock Changes in Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1984

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Start DST: Sunday, April 29, 1984
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 28, 1984
 1 hour backward

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Apr 29

Forward 1 hour

Apr 29, 1984 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 29, 1984, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 29, 1984, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 29, 1984 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 28

Back 1 hour

Oct 28, 1984 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 28, 1984, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 28, 1984, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 28, 1984 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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Other years: 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock Forward)DST End (Clock Backward)
* 1980Sunday, April 27, 2:00 amSunday, October 26, 2:00 am
* 1981Sunday, April 26, 2:00 amSunday, October 25, 2:00 am
* 1982Sunday, April 25, 2:00 amSunday, October 31, 2:00 am
* 1983Sunday, April 24, 2:00 amSunday, October 30, 2:00 am
* 1984Sunday, April 29, 2:00 amSunday, October 28, 2:00 am
* 1985Sunday, April 28, 2:00 amSunday, October 27, 2:00 am
* 1986Sunday, April 27, 2:00 amSunday, October 26, 2:00 am
* 1987Sunday, April 5, 2:00 amSunday, October 25, 2:00 am
* 1988Sunday, April 3, 2:00 amSunday, October 30, 2:00 am
* 1989Sunday, April 2, 2:00 amSunday, October 29, 2:00 am
All times are local for Boston.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Data for the years before 1970 is not available for Boston, however, we have earlier time zone history for New York available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Boston