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Time Change 2005 in Indiana, United States

Next change:
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Mar 12, 2023, 2:00 am

In small parts of Indiana

State: Indiana
Abbreviation: IN
State Capital: Indianapolis
Country: United States
Time Zones: 2

Note: Only some parts of Indiana used DST in 2005.

Apr 3

Forward 1 hour

Apr 3, 2005 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 3, 2005, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 3, 2005, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 3, 2005 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 30

Back 1 hour

Oct 30, 2005 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 30, 2005, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 30, 2005, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 30, 2005 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2022

Does Indiana Have Daylight Saving Time?

All of Indiana has used DST since 2006. Clocks spring forward 1 hour together with the rest of the United States on the second Sunday in March and fall back again on the first Sunday in November.

DST in Locations in Indiana in 2005 (26 Locations)

BloomingtonNo DSTIndianapolisNo DSTPetersburgNo DST
ElkhartNo DSTJeffersonvilleApr 3 – Oct 30PrincetonApr 3 – Oct 30
EvansvilleApr 3 – Oct 30KnoxNo DSTSouth BendNo DST
Fort WayneNo DSTKokomoNo DSTTell CityNo DST
French LickNo DSTLafayetteNo DSTTerre HauteNo DST
GaryApr 3 – Oct 30LawrenceburgApr 3 – Oct 30VevayNo DST
GreencastleNo DSTLogansportNo DSTVincennesNo DST
HammondApr 3 – Oct 30MarengoNo DSTWinamacNo DST
HuntingtonNo DSTMuncieNo DST

Daylight Saving Time History in Indiana

  • Indiana first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918.
  • Indiana has observed DST for 68 years between 1918 and 2022 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 2005.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics

Indiana's DST History

Before 2006, most of Indiana did not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). However, some counties used DST, which caused great confusion. To rectify this, Indiana passed a bill in 2005 ensuring that the entire state would use DST.