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Daylight Saving Time–Second Half of 1974

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is often incorrectly referred to as “daylight savings time”. In some countries, it is also called “summer time”. When DST is not observed, it is called standard time, normal time or winter time.

This list displays a brief (but not complete) overview showing the countries and territories which observed DST during the second half of 1974.

Current country/territory names, rather than historic country names are displayed, so the list could contain countries that did not exist at the time.

Also, please see the page for the first half of 1974 or the overview over start and end times for 1974 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Jul 7 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Sep 1 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Sep 16 Mon1:00 am → 12:00 am (Back)
Sep 29 Sun1:00 am → 12:00 am (Back)
Oct 1 Tue12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Oct 1 Tue2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Oct 1 Tue3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Oct 2 Wed12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Oct 6 Sun
  • Spain (Most locations observing DST)
1:00 am → 12:00 am (Back)
Oct 8 Tue
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Oct 12 Sat9:00 pm → 10:00 pm (Forward)
Oct 13 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Oct 13 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Oct 15 Tue12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Oct 20 Sun3:30 am → 2:30 am (Back)
Oct 27 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Oct 27 Sun2:00 am → 2:00 am (No Change)
Oct 27 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Oct 27 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Nov 3 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Nov 3 Sun2:45 am → 3:45 am (Forward)
Nov 3 Sun5:00 am → 4:00 am (Back)
Dec 22 Sun12:00 am → 12:30 am (Forward)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

Yearly OverviewJanuary–JuneJuly–December
1972first half of 1972second half of 1972
1973first half of 1973second half of 1973
1974first half of 1974second half of 1974
1975first half of 1975second half of 1975
1976first half of 1976second half of 1976

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