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Daylight Saving Time–First Half of 2019

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 plan to observe DST during the first half of 2019. Note that this list might not be final - countries, territories, and states sometimes make adjustments which are announced just days or weeks ahead of the time change.

Also, please see the page for the second half of 2019 or the overview over start and end times for 2019 sorted by country.

DateCountryLocal Time Change
Jan 13 Sun
  • Fiji (All locations)
3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Feb 17 Sun
  • Brazil (Some locations observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 10 Sun
  • Cuba (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 10 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 17 Sun1:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 22 Fri
  • Iran (All locations)
12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 23 Sat1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 24 Sun12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Mar 29 Fri12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 29 Fri2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 30 Sat10:00 pm → 11:00 pm (Forward)
Mar 31 Sun12:00 am → 1:00 am (Forward)
Mar 31 Sun1:00 am → 2:00 am (Forward)
Mar 31 Sun2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Mar 31 Sun3:00 am → 4:00 am (Forward)
Apr 6 Sat10:00 pm → 9:00 pm (Back)
Apr 7 Sun
  • Chile (Most locations observing DST)
12:00 am → 11:00 pm (Back)
Apr 7 Sun2:00 am → 1:30 am (Back)
Apr 7 Sun
  • Mexico (Most locations observing DST)
2:00 am → 3:00 am (Forward)
Apr 7 Sun3:00 am → 2:00 am (Back)
Apr 7 Sun3:45 am → 2:45 am (Back)
Apr 7 Sun4:00 am → 3:00 am (Back)

Daylight Saving Time for other years

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2017first half of 2017second half of 2017
2018first half of 2018second half of 2018
2019first half of 2019second half of 2019
2020first half of 2020second half of 2020
2021first half of 2021second half of 2021

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