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Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2008

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 first half of 2008.

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 second half of 2008 or the overview over start and end times for 2008 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Feb 17 Sun
  • Brazil (All locations which are observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 1 Sat1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 9 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 9 Sun
  • Canada (Some locations observing DST)
12:01 am → 1:01 am (Forward)
Mar 9 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Mar 9 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 16 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 16 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 16 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 21 Fri
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 28 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 28 Fri2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sat10:00 pm → 9:00 pm (Back)
Mar 29 Sat10:00 pm → 11:00 pm (Forward)
Mar 30 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 30 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 30 Sun1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 30 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 30 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Mar 30 Sun3:00 am → 4:00 am (Forward)
Mar 30 Sun4:00 am → 5:00 am (Forward)
Apr 4 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Apr 6 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Apr 6 Sun2:00 am → 1:30 am (Back)
Apr 6 Sun
  • Mexico (All locations which are observing DST)
2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Apr 6 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Apr 6 Sun3:45 am → 2:45 am (Back)
Apr 20 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Apr 25 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Jun 1 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)

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