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Time Change 1979 in Connecticut, United States

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State: Connecticut
Abbreviation: CT
State Capital: Hartford
Country: United States
Time Zones: 1
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Apr 29

Forward 1 hour

Apr 29, 1979 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 29, 1979, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 29, 1979, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 29, 1979 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, 1979 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 28, 1979, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 28, 1979, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 28, 1979 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 2021

Daylight Saving Time History in Connecticut

Detailed history for Connecticut is not available before 1970. Statistics below are based on 1970 onwards.