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Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2017

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 2017.

Also, please see the page for the second half of 2017 or the overview over start and end times for 2017 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Jan 15 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Feb 19 Sun
  • Brazil (Some locations observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 12 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 12 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 19 Sun1:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 22 Wed
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 24 Fri2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 25 Sat1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 25 Sat10:00 pm → 11:00 pm (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 26 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 26 Sun3:00 am → 4:00 am (Forward)
Mar 31 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Apr 2 Sun2:00 am → 1:00 am (Back)
Apr 2 Sun2:00 am → 1:30 am (Back)
Apr 2 Sun
  • Mexico (Most locations observing DST)
2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Apr 2 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Apr 2 Sun3:45 am → 2:45 am (Back)
Apr 2 Sun4:00 am → 3:00 am (Back)
May 13 Sat10:00 pm → 9:00 pm (Back)
May 14 Sun
  • Chile (Most locations observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
May 21 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

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