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Clock Changes in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1983

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Start DST: Sunday, April 24, 1983
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 30, 1983
 1 hour backward

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Apr 24

Forward 1 hour

Apr 24, 1983 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 24, 1983, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 24, 1983, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 24, 1983 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, 1983 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 30, 1983, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 30, 1983, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 30, 1983 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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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 Los Angeles.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Los Angeles