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Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2015

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 2015.

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 2015 or the overview over start and end times for 2015 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Jan 18 Sun
  • Fiji (All locations)
3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Feb 22 Sun
  • Brazil (Some locations observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 1 Sun1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 8 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 8 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Mar 8 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 15 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 22 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 22 Sun
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 27 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 27 Fri2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 28 Sat12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 28 Sat2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 28 Sat10:00 pm → 11:00 pm (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun3:00 am → 4:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Sun
  • Azerbaijan (All locations which are observing DST)
4:00 am → 5:00 am (Forward)
Apr 5 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun2:00 am → 1:30 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun
  • Mexico (Most locations observing DST)
2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Apr 5 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun3:45 am → 2:45 am (Back)
Apr 5 Sun4:00 am → 3:00 am (Back)
Jun 14 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

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2013first half of 2013second half of 2013
2014first half of 2014second half of 2014
2015first half of 2015second half of 2015
2016first half of 2016second half of 2016
2017first half of 2017second half of 2017

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