Mar 12, 2023, 2:00 am
In small parts of Indiana
Note: Only some parts of Indiana used DST in 2005.
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.
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.
Does Indiana Have Daylight Saving Time?
DST in Locations in Indiana in 2005 (26 Locations)
|Bloomington||No DST||Indianapolis||No DST||Petersburg||No DST|
|Elkhart||No DST||Jeffersonville||Apr 3 – Oct 30||Princeton||Apr 3 – Oct 30|
|Evansville||Apr 3 – Oct 30||Knox||No DST||South Bend||No DST|
|Fort Wayne||No DST||Kokomo||No DST||Tell City||No DST|
|French Lick||No DST||Lafayette||No DST||Terre Haute||No DST|
|Gary||Apr 3 – Oct 30||Lawrenceburg||Apr 3 – Oct 30||Vevay||No DST|
|Greencastle||No DST||Logansport||No DST||Vincennes||No DST|
|Hammond||Apr 3 – Oct 30||Marengo||No DST||Winamac||No DST|
|Huntington||No DST||Muncie||No 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.