Home   Time Zones   Time Change Dates   Pennsylvania
Flag for Pennsylvania

Time Change 1972 in Pennsylvania, United States

Next change:
Nov
3
1 hour Back

Nov 3, 2019, 2:00 am

State: Pennsylvania

Abbreviation: PA

State Capital: Harrisburg

Country: United States

Time Zones: 1

Location

Apr 30

Forward 1 hour

Apr 30, 1972 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 30, 1972, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 30, 1972, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 30, 1972 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 29

Back 1 hour

Oct 29, 1972 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 29, 1972, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 29, 1972, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 29, 1972 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 2019

Advertising

Daylight Saving Time Info

Daylight Saving Time History in Pennsylvania

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