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Time Change 1970 in District of Columbia, United States

Next change:
Mar
8
1 hour Forward

Mar 8, 2020, 2:00 am

Federal district: District of Columbia

Abbreviation: DC

Country: United States

Time Zones: 1

Location

Apr 26

Forward 1 hour

Apr 26, 1970 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 26, 1970, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 26, 1970, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 26, 1970 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 25

Back 1 hour

Oct 25, 1970 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 25, 1970, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 25, 1970, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 25, 1970 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 2020

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Daylight Saving Time History in District of Columbia

Detailed history for District of Columbia is not available before 1970. Statistics below are based on 1970 onwards.

  • District of Columbia first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1970.
  • District of Columbia has observed DST for 51 years between 1970 and 2020.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics